Could you afford to live for 200 years and be married for 170?

2018-07-18 16:24

Scientists predict the first person to live to 200 has already been born, but what would this mean for saving, marriage contracts and more?

Public servants cash out pension then return to work, report finds

2018-07-12 07:43

A report by the public service commission has observed a "lack of control" of resignations by public servants to cash out their pensions.

South Africans are saving, but not for education and retirement – research

2018-07-11 15:00

South Africans are saving, but their savings aren’t catering for long term goals like education, retirement or even disability cover, research revealed.

Forget early retirement — people who saved enough money to travel for weeks or years say a 'mini-retirement' is just as rewarding

2018-06-11 12:10

Early retirement isn't always feasible. Instead, some opt for a mini-retirement, a series of meaningful respites throughout life away from your career instead of a final retirement at the end.

Weighing in on tax-free savings accounts and retirement annuities

2018-05-08 18:55

A Fin24 user wants to invest in a tax-free savings account and also has questions about retirement annuities.

10 common investment mistakes that can ruin your retirement

2018-04-22 20:00

Investment expert Steven Nathan lists 10 common retirement investment mistakes and how to avoid them.

Foolish things you can do with your money

2018-04-01 10:13

Practical jokes aside, the reality is that some of our financial transactions can sometimes be as close to foolish as we can get.

Employment: 4 tax questions from Budget 2018

2018-03-22 16:23

A tax expert answers frequently asked questions from employees and employers regarding the impact of Budget 2018 and tax law amendments.

How to start saving from your first pay cheque

2018-03-16 15:04

Investing when you are young sounds like an expensive and daunting task, especially when you have just started your first job, explains an expert.

The advantages of investing in a retirement annuity

2018-02-16 15:10

A retirement annuity offers more than just a tax-efficient way to save for your old age.

 

Take a financial wellness day off

2018-07-17 16:38

Not all companies have caught on to the impact of financial stress on their employees, according to Lettie Mzwinila, business development manager at Allan Gray.

Saving is only getting harder in SA – economist

2018-07-12 06:26

South Africa's current economic conditions mean it will only get harder to save for the future, yet savings are sorely needed, says an economist.

Former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan trusts machines to manage all of his pension savings - here's why

2018-06-18 12:07

The NMRQL unit trust manages money using big data and algorithms.

How to be be debt-free by retirement

2018-05-09 22:55

From at least the age of 45, debt repayments should be a top priority so that you have enough time to boost your retirement fund contributions, says a financial adviser at Liberty.

Seven steps to get closer to financial freedom

2018-05-01 16:12

An individual can still start to make a difference to his or her own personal finances by taking seven essential steps, according to an expert at Old Mutual.

The VAT increase and your pension savings

2018-04-12 06:15

Consumers who reduce their savings by as little as R100 per month due to the impact of the 1 percentage point VAT increase, are effectively robbing themselves, says an expert.

South Africans urged to look at their own junk status

2018-03-25 21:14

The sad reality for South Africans is that 94% of them “actually are in junk status”, according to Steven Nathan, CEO of 10X Investments.

Women in SA earn 27% less than men, states study

2018-03-16 17:10

Pay inequality between men and women is one of the reasons many SA women are not able to retire comfortably, says the head of retail at 10X Investments.

7 lessons that will reshape your future

2018-03-14 15:00

You’ve heard it before: sticking you’re your long-term savings plan is one of the surest paths to a more comfortable retirement.

Saving for retirement: How do I know if I am on track?

2018-02-09 13:58

Donna Barnes, head of direct channel at Nedgroup Investments, discusses four ways in which you can ensure that you are on track with your retirement savings.

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