6 expensive things that are totally worth the money

2018-06-12 10:38

Money well-spent means that you’ve derived some value out of your purchase, but that doesn’t always signify a low cost. There are some things like education that simply cost a lot of money, but you definitely get the best bang for your buck.


2018-06-07 10:00

WHEN these car washers realised that they had nothing to show for all the time they spent together, they decided to change their attitudes and ideas and form Maplangkeng Social Club.

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.

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.

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.

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.

South Africans are big borrowers and poor savers - expert

2018-03-05 05:00

Reducing indebtedness and improving savings in South Africa is a major socio-economic challenge, warns an industry expert.

Getting a grip on 'sexually transmitted debt'

2018-02-04 16:42

Whatever the arrangements you have with your partner, when the relationship ends, your financial agreements are impacted too, cautions a debt expert.

5 signs you're living beyond your means

2018-01-04 00:00

Don't waste your life paying off a lifestyle you can't afford.


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.

5 things you may be wasting your money on

2018-06-02 10:17

Sometimes we waste money on things we don’t need without even realising it. It can be difficult to spot things that waste cash because an item's affordability is subjective based on your situation and personal preferences.

Savings tips for 'Afrilennials'

2018-05-08 14:57

Born between 1982 and 2002, so-called "Afrilennials" are quickly becoming the largest segment of SA’s working population, says the group CEO of PPS.

15 simple steps to manage your money

2018-04-05 13:11

With VAT having increased by one percentage point, now is a good time to re-evaluate your budget. If you’ve never had one, here are some pointers on how to keep track of your expenses.

How do Islamic finance products work?

2018-03-31 18:35

The increasing popularity of sharia finance means there’s another set of products available for the public to consume, which work differently to how we’ve come to know banking and investments.

Unhappy with your tax-free savings account? Now you can move!

2018-03-08 10:37

From this month, investors can finally switch from one tax-free savings account to another. What should you be looking for in such a product?

RAs still good way to neutralise Budget 2018 tax burden - expert

2018-02-23 19:17

Despite no significant increases in personal income taxes in Budget 2018, South Africans should still consider retirement annuities, says a Standard Bank expert.

Tax hikes not the option for SA economy - Maimane

2018-02-20 20:05

Privatising SEOs, dropping NHI, exiting the BRICS development bank, selling Telkom shares and rejecting nuclear build are just some of the policy directions the DA believes government should take for Budget 2018.

Should you open a tax-free savings account for your child?

2018-01-25 11:51

Opening a tax-free savings account for your child might seem like the right thing to do. But is it really?

7 steps to a debt-free 2018

2017-12-24 10:12

If you're setting your financial goals for 2018, include matters like protecting your finances, being financially free and getting rid of debt woes, says a debt expert.

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