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‘Garnishee’ challenge: hope to indebted

A debt collection practice that traps consumers in a form of debt bondage is being challenged in a powerful high court application.

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Optimism despite global market volatility

Investment experts still see opportunities rather than the start of a bear market.

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Beware being fleeced if you’re a debt defaulter

If you’re in default and a credit provider has incurred collection costs to recover your debt, scrutinise your statements. An African Bank case proves the... Read Story

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African Bank: were side-pockets necessary?
October 17 2014 at 18:58

Analysts say that the isolation of African Bank debt in unit trusts through “side-pocket” funds has resulted in the funds’ performance figures “not reflecting their true performance”.

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Coronation retains crown, PSG dislodges Allan Gray
October 17 2014 at 18:47

PSG Asset Management has dislodged Allan Gray as the second-best manager of domestic collective investment schemes, while Coronation Fund Managers retained its top position for the quarter to September 30.

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Community housing ombud announced
October 17 2014 at 17:46

People who own property in sectional title and other community schemes at last have a free dispute resolution mechanism in the form of the long-awaited ombudsman for community schemes.

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How insurance excesses work
October 17 2014 at 17:07

In the sixth in an eight-part series on short-term insurance cover, by Personal Finance in association with Santam, we look at excesses on motor vehicle and other policies.

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Municipal rates ruling ‘not such good news’
October 16 2014 at 17:32

Relief in Mitchell judgment applies only to properties bought in sales in execution, says KZN law firm

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In Personal Finance on 18 Oct
October 16 2014 at 15:22

Money-saving advice in the print edition of Personal Finance on Saturday, October 18, 2014

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Municipal debts: good news for homeowners
October 13 2014 at 13:08

Top property lawyers say you should now have peace of mind that you cannot be held liable for municipal debts racked up by a previous owner of your home.

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Are you prepared for life’s knocks?
October 10 2014 at 19:00

A survey of over-50s shows that many South Africans aren’t financially in a position to deal with adversity.

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Adjudicator gets tough with security sector fund
October 10 2014 at 18:43

The Pension Funds Adjudicator has ordered the Private Security Sector Provident Fund to submit a report to her and the Registrar of Pension Funds about compliance failures.

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FSB may proceed against Nash
October 10 2014 at 18:35

The Financial Services Board is free to proceed with criminal charges against Simon Nash, the executive chairman of Cadac, for the alleged stripping of surpluses in the Sable Industries Pension Fund.

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