Are you ready to… retire?

2020-02-19 13:34

When it comes to retirement savings, it makes sense to ensure your money is invested to ensure for long-term growth. Other than putting away as much as you possibly can, the next most important decision an investor can make is on how that money should be invested.

'Bad financial management' behind govt's delayed IT system - Mogajane

2018-12-06 08:15

A forensic report into a delayed national IT system has recommended that Treasury director general Dondo Mogajane take action against officials allegedly responsible for financial mismanagement.

There must be 'bite' at the end of an audit - AG

2017-06-14 05:00

The office of the auditor general may in future have the powers to refer entities with poor audit outcomes or which flout supply chain management regulations to an investigating authority.

MTN group CFO Brett Goschen quits

2016-07-04 11:28

Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers, MTN, says its group chief financial officer Brett Goschen is leaving the company after 14 years’ service.

Keep an eye on those investment costs

2016-06-22 10:54

As an investor, it is vital to know what fees you are paying as these can have a massive impact on your returns.

Global CFOs rally behind SA amid downgrade jitters

2016-06-02 09:45

There seems to be a "mismatch" with the rating agencies' assessment of SA's growth prospects, and the view of multinational company CFOs, an accountants group says.

How to get out of debt

2016-05-13 07:00

Worsening macroeconomic conditions may contribute to poor credit behaviour by consumers. How do you get rid of debt?

Five steps to a healthy relationship with your money

2016-01-15 06:30

Money – we love to have it and hate to see it go. Three experts share their views on how to fix this love-hate relationship.

'Child sacrifice' controversy

2015-07-03 10:59

Despite having an ‘aching womb’, this mom decided that she preferred a two-child lifestyle.

Father of ‘pet rock’ dies

2015-04-02 10:45

Inventor of popular 70s craze dies regretting tongue-in-cheek creation.


BOOK EXTRACT: Make your money work for you

2019-06-24 06:01

Mention the word ‘investments’ and most people’s eyes glaze over. If you advise them to see a financial advisor, you might as well have told them to pay a visit to the finance minister to discuss their household budget. But investing shouldn’t be that intimidating, says Anthea Gardner.

MPs slam Treasury over 'thumb suck' report on failed IT system

2018-11-20 19:31

Treasury officials were unable to present a long-awaited forensic report to the Standing Committee of Public Accounts on the failed integrated financial management system.

Can Twitter predict the markets?

2017-04-12 12:15

Translating opinions into numbers is not an easy undertaking but it seems that Twitter does offer some useful, perhaps even lucrative, insights.

10 tips to get your insurance claim paid out

2016-06-28 14:12

Riana Wiese, a financial advisor at PSG Insure Meesterplan, gives some pointers on how to increase the chances of an insurance claim being approved.

Diagnosing a stock’s health

2016-06-21 08:46

If a stock in your portfolio seems to be stagnating, there are many factors that could be contributing. Investment expert Simon Brown explains why it’s important to assess what is happening before dismissing the stock.

A digital platform to compare financial products

2016-05-16 12:13

Using a single platform, South Africans can now compare products from different financial institutions in order to decide which one will best meet their financial needs.

Why cognitive bias is the investor’s biggest foe

2016-05-10 15:01

Your emotions can get the better of you when you’re making investment decisions. We look at how to identify and deal with the most common cognitive biases.

R20.6bn of your money lost by parastatals

2015-10-08 11:56

South African parastatals are beset with financial troubles, boardroom squabbles and mismanagement. Finweek investigates the current state of affairs.

Amazing help for family in crisis

2015-05-05 14:38

Families experiencing huge difficulties are discovering generous support online.

Will they take care of you in old age?

2014-08-25 13:53

Having children is still viewed by some as an ‘insurance policy’ for old age.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.