ARTICLES RELATING TO SAVINGS

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.

How to budget if you're working in the gig economy

2019-08-04 10:49

Freelancer, temp, contractor, part-timer, digital nomad…whatever you call yourself, if you’re not employed full-time by “The Man”, you’re a gig economy worker. And that means you’re all alone when it comes to handling your finances. In the first of a three-part series, Lauren Willoughby, Retail Administration Manager at Sygnia, gives gig economy workers the low-down on how to handle their money, plan for retirement and save for it.

How to use your bond for bigger savings

2019-07-31 07:00

Many SA homeowners are missing out on the benefits of saving by paying an additional amount off their bond every month, says the CEO of BetterBond.

10 practical ways to become a better saver

2019-07-21 16:56

South Africans are not saving enough and only 6% of them will be able to maintain their standard of living after retirement.

Sifiso Skenjana: Sweet to sour at Tongaat (and why 'financial irregularities' impact us all)

2019-06-18 07:00

A trend of financial 'irregularities' among corporates wreaks havoc on the savings prospects of South Africans, including for retirement, says Sifiso Skenjana.

4 important questions to ask about your retirement

2019-04-29 11:11

It is important to decide at what age you would like to retire to ensure that you have contributed enough, says a wealth manager at FNB.

Why thrift will be the next big retail trend

2019-04-13 13:26

Thrift is increasingly going mainstream and a Gumtree survey estimates it could be worth R1trn in terms of items in SA households that are not being used.

New retirement cost disclosure standard could be game-changer - expert

2019-04-07 10:35

The retirement savings cost disclosure standard, which came into effect on March 1, aims to assist employers or trustees to compare retirement fund quotations.

What’s your number? 3 ways to calculate how much you need to retire at any age

2019-03-28 05:00

Spoiler alert – it’s probably more than you think, says Elian Wiener.

 

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.

'Black tax, they call it': Bafuze Yabo talks finances

2019-08-03 12:59

Just as the various government departments are allocated budgets, individuals must manage their money too. ANC MP Bafuze Yabo talks us through how he saves (and when he doesn't).

Bills, bills, bills: Nik Rabinowitz talks money

2019-07-23 06:26

What's a guy to do when he can't help splurging on SARS and Eskom and accidentally misses the extra zero at the end of a price tag? Learn a few expensive lessons, of course. Fin24 got the lowdown on saving from comedian Nik Rabinowitz.

A young Joburg analyst is on track to save thousands this year – by putting aside 10c in January and following this simple strategy

2019-07-16 11:00

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

You'll face two choices at retirement - here's how to sift through your options

2019-05-04 11:30

What you end up doing with your retirement nest egg is one of the most critical financial decisions of your life, as your choice you make will determine your lifestyle for the next 25 to 30 years, says Coronation Investment Specialist Christo Lineveldt.

5 'fail-proof' questions to get your budget under control

2019-04-20 12:43

Times are tough for SA consumers and they are looking for ways to make their money go further, according to Susan Steward from Budget Insurance.

So you want to retire early, but can you afford it?

2019-04-12 13:19

While the prospect of early retirement might be very enticing, the majority of South Africans simply can't afford it. Personal finance expert Tristan Naidoo offers a few tips.

Cyber security a major blind spot in retirement fund industry - expert

2019-04-05 16:21

Cyber security is a major blind spot in the retirement fund industry, according to Viresh Maharaj, chief executive at Sanlam Corporate: Sales & Marketing.

The sooner you start saving, the better

2019-03-20 11:03

How much should you save now to financially secure your future? When it comes to investing, putting a little bit away now can go a long way.

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