The top 10 mistakes that retirees make

2017-11-09 10:14

From helping out adult children with financial problems to overspending on home renovations, here are the money traps retirees should avoid.

Six steps to reaching your retirement destination

2017-08-17 11:11

The journey to retirement will come with its share of sacrifices. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw shares six steps that will make it all worth it once you reach your destination.

Tips to save up for a gap year

2017-07-27 15:44

Taking a gap year without an income can add financial strain and may lead you to incur debt. An expert offers tips on how best to save for it.

Households under pressure to save – survey

2017-07-21 13:02

Households are finding it increasingly harder to allocate income towards savings, a survey revealed.

Maybe don’t retire?

2017-07-13 09:59

Since the average human lifespan has increased drastically, many people live for many decades past the current retirement age. Here are some ways to make your money (and health) last.

Economic growth will take squeeze off the Sandwich generation

2017-07-10 12:15

The Sandwich generation - people who support their children and parents and older dependents - is most common among black households, with an incidence of 36%, a survey shows.

Top tips to make saving a lifestyle

2017-07-07 20:09

Saving should not be seen as a once-off exercise but as part of your everyday lifestyle. An expert shares habits you can adopt to achieve this.

Five practical ways to save

2017-07-06 13:00

Putting money into a savings account is not just for your own well-being – it can also have a massive impact on the economy as a whole.

R49bn stokvel economy could be powerful investment tool

2017-07-04 13:18

South Africa’s favourite savings scheme, the stokvel, could be so much more than simply a festive season pay-out, economists believe.

Do you teach your kids about money?

2017-05-10 09:51

Teach your child about the reality of money by drawing from everyday moments.


An ageing industry in need of new ideas

2017-10-19 15:11

The local financial services industry, while incredibly advanced, needs to start catering to a new generation and to the broader South African population.

Limit your payments to the taxman

2017-07-29 14:21

By increasing your retirement fund contributions, you can lower the amount of money you need to pay to the South African Revenue Service.

What is a good retirement, and how will I know if I’ll get there?

2017-07-24 09:04

It is imperative that retirement funds communicate with their clients in a clear, jargon-free way and explain what a client can do if their investment shrinks or is not growing at the desired rate.

Saving for beginners

2017-07-20 11:49

An expert shares insights on how to go about saving once you start working.

Comparing savings, specials and discounts

2017-07-11 17:06

During a slow sales period, a common business practice is to provide discounts, loyalty offers and bulk-buy pricing to move products and services.

How to make your salary boost your savings

2017-07-10 05:30

If you're an employee, consider restructuring your salary package to eliminate deductions for benefits you don't really need.

#Savings: SA sees rise of the Slasher to beat money blues

2017-07-07 07:54

The Old Mutual Saving and Investment Monitor for 2017 has identified an emerging trend of Slashers - people with multiple jobs to boost their income and ultimately their savings.

SA's gross rate of saving at shocking 3%

2017-07-06 12:07

Savings levels of working South Africans is still low at 15%, while the gross rate of savings for the entire population is at a shocking 3%, says an economist.

Economic headwinds stressing out consumers - index

2017-06-26 10:42

Uncertainties in the economy are adding pressure to consumers, who are feeling more financially stressed, an index shows.

Save on your weekly grocery shop with these 9 no-brainer tactics

2017-05-03 14:30

Raise your food shopping game and start saving.

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