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Colin Daniel

FSB wants to know if your policy was churned

If an adviser recommended that you move your policy to a new company, the FSB is asking you to find out whether the move was in your best interests.

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Colin Daniel

Watch interest and costs on a debt in default

The National Credit Act imposes a limit on the charges that can be levied if you default on your debt, but the overcharging of interest and collection costs per... Read Story

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Colin Daniel

What are you, as a senior, paying in bank fees?

Banking packages for people over 55 appear generous, but if you can’t afford to keep a relatively high minimum amount in your account or a linked account,... Read Story

Load shedding, tariffs ‘crippling bus ...

In just 12 hours, a business lost R4m in income during load shedding. This was just one of many incidents presented by business owners and companie ...

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FSB wants to know if your policy was churned
March 27 2015 at 19:26

If an adviser recommended that you move your policy to a new company, the FSB is asking you to find out whether the move was in your best interests.

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How Cisca protects unit trust investors lost in storm over Belvedere
March 27 2015 at 19:24

It has taken a while for the message to emerge that investors’ money in registered local unit trust funds is safe

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Watch interest and costs on a debt in default
March 27 2015 at 18:33

The National Credit Act imposes a limit on the charges that can be levied if you default on your debt, but the overcharging of interest and collection costs persists.

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What are you, as a senior, paying in bank fees?
March 27 2015 at 18:32

Banking packages for people over 55 appear generous, but if you can’t afford to keep a relatively high minimum amount in your account or a linked account, many benefits fall away.

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Retirement isn’t all about the money
March 27 2015 at 18:18

Financial security is vital in retirement, but having enough money does not in itself guarantee that you will be content.

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Buying off-plan: what you should know
March 27 2015 at 11:55

Buying a property off-plan means buying home that doesn’t yet exist. There are pitfalls, so do your homework.

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The sectional title advantage when buying off-plan
March 27 2015 at 11:30

It’s complicated, but sectional title is a good option if you are buying a home off-plan.

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In Personal Finance on 28 March
March 26 2015 at 17:04

FSB acts to prevent you from becoming a victim of churning of life assurance policies

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Finding a better connection
March 26 2015 at 14:46

Broadband has become more reliable and competitive over the past few years. Yet the cost is still high and progress is halting. Can we expect better things any time soon?

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Bid to free up unclaimed pension benefits
March 20 2015 at 18:32

The liquidator of a pension fund is attempting to overturn a regulation that effectively ties up unclaimed benefits in perpetuity. The implications of a successful application will be far-reaching.

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