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Is it better to invest in shares directly?
Is it better to invest in shares directly?
Financial Planning

Investing in the stock market may sound like a smart thing to do; much more trendy than investing in unit trusts.

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Gems to apply waiting periods to cut rising cost of hospital claims
Gems to apply waiting periods to cut rising cost of hospital claims

The Government Employees Medical Scheme (Gems), the country’s second-largest medical scheme, will from October apply waiting ...

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How to escape the clutches of a points club
How to escape the clutches of a points club

If you’re a holiday-club member who owns points, as opposed to timeshare, and you no longer want the points for whatever ...

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A multi-asset index-tracker can boost your returns
A multi-asset index-tracker can boost your returns

Diversifying into a passively managed multi-asset investment can reduce your risk of under-performing an index, as well as ...

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Your questions answered
Your questions answered

Email your questions to [email protected] or fax them to 021 488 4119. This feature is sponsored by PSG Wealth.

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In Personal Finance on Saturday, August 27
In Personal Finance on Saturday, August 27

Investing directly in the stock market versus investing in unit trusts

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How to evict a tenant (lawfully)
How to evict a tenant (lawfully)

Contrary to popular belief, tenants, once installed, can be evicted, but you need to follow due procedure.

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Small asset managers pack a punch
Small asset managers pack a punch

Small asset managers, or boutiques, walked off with more than half the certificates and awards at the 2016 Raging Bull Awards ceremony.

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Don’t assume medical schemes pay for emergency care
Don’t assume medical schemes pay for emergency care

A phone call from a stranger in the middle of the night informing you that your child has been injured in a road accident is every parent’s nightmare.

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An emergency that turns out not to be one is a grey area
An emergency that turns out not to be one is a grey area

The Medical Schemes Act is silent on the costs that schemes must cover when “an emergency” turns out to be a “false alarm” ...

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What your credit card is actually costing you
What your credit card is actually costing you

You may be aware of what your bank charges you for day-to-day banking, but what about the fees on your credit card? Do you ...

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Do you qualify as a provisional taxpayer?
Do you qualify as a provisional taxpayer?
Tax

Failing to pay provisional tax when you are obliged to do so can result in costly penalties, so if you have any doubts about ...

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Should women choose insurers that cater only for them?
Should women choose insurers that cater only for them?

Speak to almost any insurer, and they will tell you that, in general, insurers charge women lower premiums than men for vehicle ...

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You can finance your home the Islamic way
You can finance your home the Islamic way
Banking

One of the “big four” banks has been offering an Islamic home loan, an alternative to conventional property financing, since ...

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Discovery rejects claim of ‘pervasive misinformation’
Discovery rejects claim of ‘pervasive misinformation’

Medical scheme activist Angela Drescher first came to the attention of the public in February this year, when she testified ...