ARTICLES RELATING TO SAVINGS
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The use of passive investment products, like Exchange Traded Funds, to deliver low-cost investment performance is taking off.

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OneRandMan learns how money really works

2014-07-22 15:38

National Savings Month is not only this month, it is every month from your very first salary slip, an expert warns OneRandMan and all South Africans.

A knack for saving

2014-07-16 08:28

This Fin24 user tells how he became a savings hero on a teacher's salary.

OneRandMan: I can now see how I waste

2014-07-15 12:38

The OneRandMan gives Fin24 an update about living life R1 at a time with a Tupperware wallet, and how this has changed his thoughts on money.

Five crucial retirement questions

2014-07-15 07:12

Good retirement planning starts with a clear game plan. An expert provides five solid priniciples to make sure your money pot won't run out over time.

Why are we so crap with money?

2014-07-10 09:36

South Africans are notoriously bad with managing money. Most of us are in debt and hardly any of us save.

Retirement fund shocker

2014-07-08 07:09

Trustees oversee billions yet often aren't up for the job, says Steven Nathan.

8 points to clarify retirement reform

2014-07-07 06:00

An employee benefits specialist summarises retirement reform policies and takes a look at what National Treasury hopes they will achieve.

My retrenchment spree was premature

2014-07-02 07:54

Don't believe another job will fall into your lap when you've been laid off - and don't touch your retrenchment settlement, warns a Fin24 user.

Scenario planner advises financial emigration

2014-06-29 12:49

The chief executive of the Centre for Risk Analysis believes the middle class, as well as the agricultural sector, are likely to come under great financial pressure.

7 principles for building wealth

2014-06-26 16:53

An expert looks at 7 common threads that link the production and appreciation of a great wine to the principles underpinning the building of wealth.

You only have six months left to start saving for the December holidays

2014-06-05 17:30

Booking holidays late in the year often means paying more, making them a pricey affair. Our advice? Start planning now!

Stokvels worth about R25bn - report

2014-05-15 15:00

Stokvels are worth an estimated R25bn, according to a survey by market research company African Response.

Best savings plan for R3 000 a month

2014-05-09 19:23

A Fin24 user who started working after completing his studies is looking for the best way to save.

Fear of missing out spells danger

2014-04-30 12:00

Identifying the difference between what is vital and what is a "nice-to-have" means that you have delayed immediate gratification, says an expert.

Easter bunnies, hot cross buns and pickled fish – they all cost money!

2014-04-12 10:00

Don’t count your easter bunnies before they hatch. Here’s how to financially survive Easter.

Cape network makes money from assets

2014-04-06 10:25

Cost savings from diverting industrial waste from landfill, as well as energy savings, are among projects of the Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme.

Budget's impact on personal finance

2014-03-12 17:32

An expert explainsa how the National Budget impacts personal financial planning for the short and long term future.

Gordhan wants financial good for South Africans

2014-03-05 13:22

An expert looks at Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's intentions with retirement and savings plans.

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The government is looking at introducing savings vehicle with tax benefits to make provision for retirement capital, Old Mutual senior legal manager Soré Cloete tells Fin24.

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Creditors not acting in good faith

2014-02-07 10:30

A Fin24 user is worried about his creditors listing him as being in default for non-payment, even though he was in debt review.

Long-term investment

2014-02-05 16:34

A Fin24 user wants to invest money for a period of ten years.

Broke in December? Fix that festive hole in your pocket!

2013-12-04 15:02

All you need is a change in silly season mind-set to leave your savings balance unchanged

Consumers make debt to make merry

2013-11-06 23:05

South Africans spend more than they earn throughout the year and this is compounded over the festive season, the SA Savings Institute says.

 

Taxi's are a viable SME

2014-07-21 10:26

Minibus taxi operators should realise they are actually running a small business, says an expert.

See taxi operators as entrepreneurs - expert

2014-07-15 12:56

Minibus taxi operators should realise they are actually running a small business and begin to accumulate the means to expand, says an expert.

A man with a knack for saving

2014-07-15 07:43

Fin24 user Conrad Herion tells how he has managed to better himself, become a landlord and be on course to retire at 55 - all on a meagre teacher's salary.

Clarity needed on retirement reforms - expert

2014-07-15 06:30

It must be made clear how South Africa will be moving towards comprehensive social security when retirement reforms are implemented next year, says an expert.

How to manage money as a couple

2014-07-09 10:36

Know that old cliché, opposites attract? This is good in love, an expert explains, but sometimes not so good when it comes to money.

Not your run-of-the-bill savings tips

2014-07-07 16:03

Unless we learn how to better manage our finances we will still find ourselves in the red every month, says Wilfred Moyo, investment and economic strategist at Metropolitan.

How to avoid the cash flow crunch

2014-07-04 06:00

A cash flow crunch often occurs in small businesses trying to balance cash coming in with cash going out. Watch this video to help you improve ...

Retirement is not a gamble

2014-07-01 07:56

Poor choices can trip up even a diligent saver, but common sense, long-term investing principles pave the way for a successful retirement, says an expert.

Inflation, poor returns eat into savings

2014-06-19 05:57

Far too many retirees run out of money, warns an expert, but choosing the right annuity can help overcome this obstacle, he says.

You only have six months left to start saving for the December holidays

2014-06-04 15:10

Booking holidays late in the year often means paying more, making them a pricey affair. Our advice? Start planning now!

Debt steals future earnings

2014-05-12 22:11

While South Africans have enjoyed the benefit of low interest rates for the past five years, most have not reduced their exposure to debt, warns an expert.

Don't make more debt, expert warns

2014-05-07 07:30

The biggest challenge for already debt-ridden consumers is resisting the urge to spend or make more debt, an expert warns.

Easter bunnies, hot cross buns and pickled fish – they all cost money!

2014-04-14 09:30

Don’t count your easter bunnies before they hatch. Here’s how to financially survive Easter.

Easter bunnies, hot cross buns and pickled fish – they all cost money!

2014-04-11 09:59

Don’t count your easter bunnies before they hatch. Here’s how to financially survive Easter.

Retirement challenges for single people

2014-04-03 19:53

Are you terrified of single retirement? As more people opt to stay single, there are steps to take to ensure you can be solo and solvent.

Govt moots tax-friendly way to save

2014-03-05 13:45

The government is looking at introducing a savings vehicle with tax benefits to help people save for retirement.

Govt moots tax-friendly way to save

2014-03-05 07:37

The government is looking at introducing a savings vehicle with tax benefits to help people save for retirement.

Call for savings push to bridge wealth gap

2014-02-14 10:49

The budget speech needs to show solid support for development of a South African savings culture, warns an expert.

Options for a lump sum earned offshore

2014-02-05 17:09

A Fin24 user is not sure what to do with the money he earned while working abroad.

Extra savings for retirement

2014-02-04 15:09

A Fin24 user wants to know how much more he has to save in order to have the same income once he retires in about 15 years' time.

How Gordhan can give savings a boost

2013-10-23 13:26

The mini budget is an ideal opportunity for the government to encourage a culture of saving in South Africa, says a tax professional.

 
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