Markets in turmoil - what should I do with my investments?

2020-03-15 10:42

Coronavirus pandemic, low oil prices and expected rate cuts by SARB make one wonder what to do with your savings and investments while.markets are in turmoil.

Wall Street has a new slogan for why stocks keep going up as the world falls apart: 'Nothing Matters'

2020-02-24 05:44

Good credit is just as good as junk and stocks always go up no matter what happens. Buy the dip. Nothing matters.

MONEY CLINIC: I'm retiring later this year. Where can I invest my R700 000 pension?

2020-02-19 06:04

A Fin24 user set to retire in August this year is looking at options on where he can invest his pension payout.

MONEY CLINIC: Which debt should I pay off first in order to improve my credit score?

2020-02-12 05:00

A Fin24 user wants to know whether paying off a car loan or credit card will make her credit score 'look better.'

Get ready to pay up to R3.7m for your child's education

2020-01-30 05:00

If your child starts Grade R this year, you can expect to pay around R1.6m for their public schooling up to matric and a three-year university qualification - and up to R3.7m if you opt for private institutions, says an expert at Old Mutual.

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.

A young Joburg analyst saved almost R7,000 in 2019 – by putting aside 10c in January and following this simple strategy

2019-12-31 08:50

Every morning, Bright Khumalo set aside an amount equal to the day of the year, times 10c.

What to do with your 13th cheque?

2019-12-23 15:54

The South African Payroll Association has been inundated with queries regarding their expected annual bonuses in December.

Ferial Haffajee: Make black tax deductible

2019-09-29 09:33

There's a credit that we don't often enough pat ourselves on the back for as South Africans, says Ferial Haffajee.

5 tips for women seeking financial independence

2019-09-03 22:45

Women are often more conservative than men in constructing their investment portfolios, says Thuli Nkomo of NFB Private Wealth Management.

 

MONEY CLINIC: How can I invest my R1.2m savings without eroding my capital?

2020-03-11 06:03

A Fin24 set to retire this year is looking to invest his R1.2m savings in order to receive a monthly payout.

MONEY CLINIC: My debt has climbed to R82 000, I can't afford to pay

2020-02-22 07:15

A Fin24 user urgently seeks guidance on how to pay off debt owing to the amount of R82 000. An expert responds with workable solutions.

MONEY CLINIC: I've been forced into early retirement and can't afford to repay my debt, what can I do?

2020-02-15 07:00

A Fin24 user who was forced into early retirement is struggling to pay credit card debt amounting to over R109 000. An expert responds.

MONEY CLINIC: Is it better to settle debt before saving?

2020-02-08 08:00

A Fin24 user asks whether saving is better when debt is paid off or not.

Organisation with an interest in financial literacy, invited to take part in Money Smart Week

2020-01-23 18:38

Money Smart Week SA, a financial literacy campaign aimed at motivating and empowering South Africans to become more educated about their finances, is taking place from March 23 to 28, 2020.

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.

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.

How not to cycle through your savings should an accident occur

2019-12-09 00:00

Irrespective of whether you’re attempting the Epic, or setting out on a recreational ride, mountain biking comes with myriad risks. That’s why it’s best for riders to have cover in place every time a ride is planned.

When to cash in on cash

2019-09-09 16:35

Storing a cash pile under your bed isn’t a good idea, but having cash available for uncertain times or expensive occurrences is essential. After all, markets do crash and unexpected life events can happen.

How to DIY your retirement savings if you work in the gig economy

2019-08-05 13:20

Lauren Willoughby outlines five ways gig economy workers can DIY their retirement savings.

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