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11 days ago
Winding up of law firm prompts call for claims
Winding up of law firm prompts call for claims

The curator of Ronald Bobroff & Partners is working towards winding up the practice after the firm’s two key directors were ...

11 days ago
Changes to what is tax deductible
Changes to what is tax deductible
Tax

You should be able to claim a tax deduction for retirement fund contributions against passive income such as interest income ...

11 days ago
YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

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

13 days ago
In Personal Finance on 16 July
In Personal Finance on 16 July

The benefits of tax-free savings accounts.

18 days ago
How unbiased is your adviser’s investment advice?
How unbiased is your adviser’s investment advice?
Financial Planning

Most financial advisers don’t place your investments with the entire universe of providers, but offer a limited range of products.

18 days ago
Chasing market trends ‘destroys returns’
Chasing market trends ‘destroys returns’

The JSE shed 6.5 percent within two days of the Brexit announcement, leaving many investors unsure whether to weather the storm or move to cash.

18 days ago
South Africans are struggling – but they’re saving, too
South Africans are struggling – but they’re saving, too

If you rate your level of financial stress as “overwhelming” or “high”, you’re part of the two-thirds of the population feeling that way.

18 days ago
A budget is the first step to spending less and saving more
A budget is the first step to spending less and saving more

The first step towards financial security is to draw up a budget as part of a broader financial plan.

18 days ago
Dummies’ guide to the financial advice market
Dummies’ guide to the financial advice market
Financial Planning

Financial planners operate according to different models, which influence the range of investments on which they can provide advice.

18 days ago
You are the biggest risk to your investments
You are the biggest risk to your investments
Financial Planning

Many investors do not realise that they may be the biggest risk to their investment portfolio, a wealth analyst at AlphaWealth, ...

18 days ago
Proposed regulations aim to make advice fairer
Proposed regulations aim to make advice fairer

The Financial Services Board is carrying out a Retail Distribution Reviewto ensure that financial products and advice are ...

18 days ago
Contract employees’ contributions must be treated differently
Contract employees’ contributions must be treated differently

If you are employed by an organisation on a short-term contractual basis, your retirement fund contributions should be treated ...

18 days ago
Fund can delay paying benefit while criminal charges are investigated
Fund can delay paying benefit while criminal charges are investigated
Retirement

A retirement fund may delay paying out a withdrawal benefit pending the outcome of a criminal case into whether a member’s ...

20 days ago
In Personal Finance on 9 July
In Personal Finance on 9 July

Do financial advisers really give you independent advice?.

25 days ago
Saving and investing: what’s the difference?
Saving and investing: what’s the difference?
Personal Finance News

You can be someone who saves diligently, yet you may never manage to accumulate wealth.