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Today May 25 is Tax Freedom Day – the date on which South Africans will have earned enough to pay all the taxes levied by government.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 5:21 am
The Constitutional Court is asked to decide if a certain act discriminates against women in old polygynous marriages based on gender, race and ethnic or social origin.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 12:19 pm
A financial planner shares the ten biggest pitfalls to avoid in your retirement planning.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 7:53 am
user's son has received his first pay cheque and he would rather invest it than merely put it in a savings account.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 4:07 pm
Alan Heyman, wealth adviser at Sasfin Wealth, unpacks what it really means to be prepared for retirement - and how you can make sure you get it right.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 8:19 am
The Rental Housing Tribunal assists in resolving disputes that arise between landlords and tenants.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 12:27 pm
The Department of Trade and Industry recommends changes to the National Credit Act that will allow for occasional debt relief measures to over-indebted households.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 3:09 pm
An offshore account holds numerous benefits, and it is not as time-consuming, complicated or expensive as you think.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 11:37 am
With an inverse correlation between these two asset classes, investing in both can allow for an effective diversification strategy.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 11:45 am
SARS’ standard processes and automated notices are not always fully aligned with the actual tax legislation, specifically regarding demands for taxes, cautions a tax expert.
Posted: May 14, 2017, 2:03 pm
Many mothers are forgoing personal spending to save some cash each month, but an expert says they should spare a thought on their long-term investment strategies.
Posted: May 14, 2017, 1:15 pm
In the UK a woman was jailed for using Facebook when she caused a car accident. A legal expert shares how a case like this would be handled in South Africa.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 7:40 am
Investec has launched a new investment that gives investors access to a basket of international indices.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 3:17 pm
A Fin24 user has been paying off his debts, but was still rejected when he applied for a car loan, due to his bad credit record.
Posted: May 9, 2017, 4:30 pm
Despite being well represented in the market, the SA All Bond Index is highly concentrated and dominated by SA Government exposure, explains an expert.
Posted: May 9, 2017, 4:00 pm
A Fin24 user is unhappy because his monthly roadside assistance payment has been deducted on the wrong date.
Posted: May 9, 2017, 3:28 pm
Recent rulings by the consumer goods and services ombudsman – including those involving contaminated food, lawnmower injuries and a leather lounge suite – could help consumers better understand their rights, a legal specialist says.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 3:56 pm
Britain has more billionaires living in the country than ever before, according to a 2017 Rich List, which includes famous names such as chart topper Adele.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 3:31 pm
Many South Africans are in for a nasty surprise when they discover how destructive inflation can be with their savings over time, a report shows.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 12:28 pm
Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairperson and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway, has assured shareholders that they’ll be fine after he’s gone.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 3:45 am