Tips to start saving right now

2020-03-03 17:37

When starting your savings journey, contribute the maximum tax-free allocation and then explore further options that suit your risk appetite and profile, says an expert.

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.

'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.

Humans have longer life expectancy - but their money might not

2019-12-16 10:03

One of the consequences of people increasingly living longer, is that it has changed the number of working years compared to those spent in retirement. Here's how not to outlive your capital, according to the experts.

Five ways to save R2150 just in time for Black Friday

2019-11-21 12:58

We have 8 days left!

Game is hiring extra staff and security – and a team of ‘high-transaction-volume IT specialists’ – for Black Friday 2019

2019-11-04 17:32

Game says most stores will be open from midnight on Black Friday, which falls on 29 November in 2019.

Sure you can't save more?

2019-09-05 11:10

Given the current economic environment, it is simply too difficult to save more, right? But your future retired self will thank you for every extra cent that you manage to put away. And the first steps to increased savings are basic.

Household savings rate in SA actually zero - economist

2019-08-10 08:00

For every rand that one household in South Africa saves, another household is "dis-saving" by spending on credit, says a professor in economics.

Save before you spend, and other money hacks

2019-07-29 08:06

Saving money is not just for when you already have a purchase or holiday idea, it should be something that you do monthly, says venture capitalist Shakes Motsilili.


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.

OPINION: 5 questions investment companies wish you'd ask (and 5 they'd rather you didn't)

2019-12-24 12:42

Sithembiso Mlonyeni and Warren Buchanan offer tips on what questions to ask in order to help your client relationship manager better assist you.

Overdid it on the Black Friday sales? Here’s how to recover in time for Christmas spending

2019-12-04 00:43

So Black Friday has come and gone, and if you’ve been sensible you have a few new items that you bought at a bargain price, but if not, you might be looking a lot of debt in the face right now.

Early Black Friday search trends suggest load shedding could drive big spending in South Africa this year

2019-11-08 12:40

The usual Black Friday suspects, including dishwashers and fridges, feature on 2019 shopping lists – but electricity and water backup systems are proving popular too.

Here’s how to beat the Black Friday online queues on 29 November – and you can start now

2019-11-07 13:33

Several retail experts gave us some straight advice on how you can prepare for Black Friday 2019 in South Africa, starting immediately.

It will take 18 days of work for the average South African to buy the new iPhone

2019-09-22 11:21

Just as local tech fanatics are gearing up for the arrival of the new iPhone 11 Pro, a global analysis has revealed that it would take almost 18 days for the average South African to save up to buy the phone.

A millennial's guide to saving - and useful apps that could help you do it

2019-08-11 17:04

In the current economic climate South African millennials are having a hard time saving.

Savings culture begins with consumer education - CEO

2019-08-09 10:42

Ongoing education is still necessary for a genuine savings culture to be enabled in South Africa, says the CEO of credit life insurance brand Yalu.

Think in reverse about your retirement savings

2019-07-19 11:05

There is a major gap between expectation and reality when it comes to saving for retirement.

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