MONEY CLINIC: My loans are giving me a low credit score; how do I properly deal with them?

2020-01-22 05:00

A Fin24 user looks to an expert for help in improving his credit score by paying off his debt.

OPINION: Want to retire early? Don't get burnt by the FIRE

2020-01-19 09:30

Be realistic about the Financial Independence, Retire Early movement, says Elian Wiener.

MONEY CLINIC: I have R7m in my retirement fund, which would be the best way to invest?

2020-01-18 07:00

A Fin24 user wants to know the best way to invest his R7m retirement fund. A life annuity or moving funds to a private financial advisor.

Two good Samaritans who kept leaving bundles of cash on the street reveal their identities 6 years later

2020-01-16 12:35

For years, residents of a small village in the UK were left confused when bundles of cash were left on their streets.

OPINION: No one gets rich just by cutting personal spending

2020-01-14 05:00

If you follow three simple rules, you can ignore the rest of the world's stupidest beliefs about money, says Barry Ritholtz.

Expat tax: Countdown to implementation kicks off

2020-01-07 22:00

An amendment to the Income Tax Act will bring considerable change to the expat landscape as from March 1, 2020.

Pension fund, provident fund, retirement annuity - what's the difference?

2020-01-06 22:07

One of the most commonly asked retirement questions is, what is the difference between a pension fund, a provident fund and a retirement annuity fund, says a financial expert.

Investment property: 5 tips to consider

2020-01-04 17:00

Consumers must be careful simply to assume their fortune lies in investment property, cautions Steven van Rooyen, Principal at Leapfrog Milnerton.

Single women are dominating SA's property sales, latest data shows

2020-01-02 18:55

Single women dominated property sales in 2017, 2018 and 2019, compared to single men and even married couples, according to data analytics firm Lightstone.

Residential property market predictions for 2020

2019-12-30 15:05

What to expect in the SA property market next year.


How investment debit orders can help you build long-term wealth

2020-01-19 12:30

Don't wait until you have a large amount of money to invest: the key to building wealth is just starting somewhere and letting your returns generate over time, says Ebrahim Moola of Bobats Wealth Solutions.

Getting married? What you and your spouse need to know about your credit rating

2020-01-19 06:00

When you get married it does not mean your credit score and that of your spouse will automatically "merge", explains credit bureau TransUnion.

Durban student saves R23 400 by putting coins in a water bottle

2020-01-17 14:09

When it comes to saving money, many of us simply open a new account where we can transfer our savings to, and even that may not be effective since we can easily transfer the money back to our current accounts.

MONEY CLINIC: Should I wait to settle my bond before getting another property?

2020-01-15 05:00

A Fin24 user who has 2 years remaining on his bond repayments wants to know if he should pay off his bond first before investing in more property.

Here's what SA financial experts would do with R10 000 in 2020

2020-01-13 06:00

Fin24 asked financial experts how they would grow R10 000 in the new year. Here's what they said.

6 reasons to buy property in 2020

2020-01-07 17:12

South Africans enter 2020 with one of the best property buyer's markets in years and the reasons to buy are compelling, says the chair of the Seeff Property Group.

Serena Williams plans on treating herself this year, plus she shares what she gets up to in her spare time

2020-01-06 16:19

Budget: a mathematical confirmation of your suspicions. ~A.A. Latimer

'I told myself it's not my money, yet': This woman saved R23 400 in small change in a year

2020-01-04 08:45

Student Sandisiwe Msomi saved R23 400 in small change over a year, which she will now use to pay for the registration fees of her second academic year.

Super-rich vacations: Almost R1 million for a 4-night stay in Cape Town

2019-12-30 16:39

Super-rich visitors to Cape Town over the holiday season have once again been willing to dig deep into their pockets for luxury rental accommodation.

Two things that affect whether you can retire early

2019-12-28 21:45

There are two main drivers which determine if early retirement is even an option for you, says Kerry King, advisory partner at Citadel.

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