Lost your salary in lockdown? If you took on debt after 2017, your payments may be covered

2020-04-01 17:55

Before taking a debt holiday - first find out if your instalments won't be covered by credit insurance.

Sasol may issue R33bn in new shares, wants a partner in the US

2020-03-17 09:49

Sasol expects to raise at least $6 billion by the year 2021 through its cash generation plan.

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.

'You have failed': SCOPA chair lashes out at Eskom task team under Dlamini-Zuma

2020-03-04 10:42

"The tasked team failed because the debt escalated under their watch."

Eskom faces closure threat at biggest working power plant

2020-02-25 14:40

The utility was served with a compliance notice by South Africa's environment ministry because of its high levels of air pollution in December.

Daniel Silke | Budget 2020 will be more pain than gain

2020-02-24 21:02

'Walking a tightrope', 'fine balancing act' and 'tough juggling performance' are well-worn phrases to describe the unenviable task that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has in his attempts to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the 2020 Budget on Wednesday, says Daniel Silke.

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: 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'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: 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: Should I wait till my retirement policy matures or access it while still working?

2020-03-21 13:14

A Fin24 reader nearing retirement wants to know if he can access his retirement annuity now while still employed or only after officially retiring.

South Africa has another debt crisis: Sasol races to raise cash

2020-03-15 09:30

Sasol was already struggling to keep up with repayments on R162 billion in debt because of a botched US chemical project, when it was blindsided last week a plunge in oil prices. Its shares tumbled to the lowest in two decades, with covenants on loans under threat.

7 interventions that could prevent Eskom's collapse

2020-03-05 08:22

From resolving Eskom's debt issues, to finding opportunities in the renewables sector – these are some interventions from several stakeholders on how to address Eskom's governance and operational challenges.

Mboweni: Private pensions should also be considered in plan to help cut Eskom's debt

2020-02-27 14:18

'If we go the pension route - it must be all of us.'

Eskom warns it might have to raise its debt levels further

2020-02-25 12:57

Eskom officials told the National Energy Regulator of South Africa that it would have to raise debt levels if its regulatory clearing account application is not granted.

DA proposes bill to stabilise fiscus ahead of Mboweni’s Budget

2020-02-24 13:30

The Fiscal Responsibility Bill contains measures to try to contain national debt.

OPINION| African countries aren’t borrowing too much - they’re paying too much for debt

2020-02-23 15:09

The debt alarm being set off by international debt management organisations is exaggerated, says Misheck Mutize.

Municipalities can't pay up because they're not being paid, MPs hear

2020-02-20 05:00

Salga President Thembi Nkadimeng said that municipalities struggle to pay their debts, because they struggle to collect revenue owed to hem by government and businesses.

The human cost of South Africa’s unsecured lending explosion

2020-02-15 07:00

There are examples in the world of responsible lending to poor people, but not here, writes Malcolm Rees.

How will the surge in negative-yielding debt end?

2020-02-13 09:52

Lenders are running out of options to get consumers to spend and the asset price bubble is growing bigger as the cost of credit plummets. Can this situation continue unabated?

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