Hack your tax with a tax-free investment

2018-12-14 11:17

For South African individual investors, only two products attract significant tax breaks which investors can use to their advantage – retirement annuities (RAs) and tax-free investments (TFIs).

Money tips to avoid the January blues

2016-12-06 12:19

At the end of the year, the temptation to splurge is massive. But this is often a bad idea – here are a few tips on how you can top up your savings and reduce your debt this December.

Are you a payslip parent?

2016-01-15 11:50

Parents keeping their kids in 'credit' check.

How to save money as a stay-at-home parent

2015-10-12 13:06

For parents on a budget.

Not enough value for money for SA clients

2015-05-08 10:47

What does the fast food and financial services sectors have in common? Customers have the same low trust levels for both.

Savings survey not realistic

2014-07-24 17:15

Fin24 readers respond to an in-house survey, which found that 60% of readers were confident that they would be financially comfortable in their retirement.

How you get trapped by debt

2014-07-22 07:48

Borrowing money is so quick, so easy - and so deadly, says Susan Erasmus.

Higher rates not so good for savings

2014-07-18 15:57

For investors, this is a small step towards positive real interests rates, but coupled with tax we are still some way off achieving a positive after tax real interest rate.

The real reason why people don't save is surprisingly not because they do not have money, says an expert. Watch.

The real reason why people don't save is surprisingly not because they do not have money, says an expert. Watch.

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UK savings ratio to double under new rules

2014-04-07 17:35

The finances of Britain's households are likely to look a lot healthier later this yeardue to changes in the way national statistics are compiled.


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?

Retirement Guide: Part 1

2016-11-15 12:37

Using the advice of financial experts, finweek has put together a how-to guide for your retirement. We will be running this as a six-part series.

INFOGRAPHIC: The financial planning life cycle

2015-11-15 10:29

There is a huge opportunity for financial services organisations to help shift the savings mindset, YellowTail reveals in this infographic.

10 easy ways to stop wasting money

2015-09-17 08:58

Feeling exasperated by your scarily low bank account mid-way through the month?

SA can avoid ship from sinking, says Sanlam CEO

2015-05-06 07:07

The private sector and government need to work together to fix SA's structural weaknesses to avert a financial collapse, says Sanlam CEO Johan van Zyl.

Four envelopes to savings success

2014-07-22 15:20

Savings hero Robert tells how he managed to retire at 52 after using a savings method taught to him by his grandmother.

Does tax ruin your savings?

2014-07-20 14:38

Tax expert Prof Matthew Lester responds to a Fin24 user's experiences on savings in South Africa being difficult due to tax legislation.

Impact of tax on savings

2014-07-17 17:11

An expert responds to a Fin24 user, who finds that interest on savings is taxed at a potentially high rate and interest rates available to savers are negative in real terms.

Top 5 financial mistakes young people make

2014-06-19 03:46

An expert lists the top 5 financial mistakes young people make and offers advice on to avoid them.

Is your ADSL service provider ripping you off?

2014-03-18 14:08

A new trend is emerging in the ADSL arena, every second Internet Service Provider (ISP) is claiming to offer the fastest, most affordable ADSL.

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