PF IOL 28Mar pg1 iol
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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PF 28Mar debt ioliol
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

PF 28Mar minbalance ioliol
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

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Credit rule proposal a blow for debtors?
March 6 2015 at 20:02

The National Credit Regulator has proposed a new interpretation of one of the most consumer-friendly provisions in the National Credit Act. It has caused something of a storm.

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Plan to nudge you to preserve retirement savings
March 6 2015 at 19:51

The Treasury’s Olano Makhubela explained to pension lawyers recently the government’s thinking on some deviations from its original plans for retirement reform.

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Retirement funds ‘continue to misbehave’
March 6 2015 at 19:48

Muvhango Lukhaimane, the Pension Funds Adjudicator, recently told pension lawyers that some funds and administrators continue to break the law with impunity.

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Certain over-65s may now have to pay provisional tax
March 6 2015 at 19:36

Amendments to the Income Tax Act have important implications for over-65s who receive income of more than R30 000 a year from interest, foreign dividends and rental.

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Law change hinders progress on African Bank
March 6 2015 at 19:27

The next round of hearings on a bill to amend the Banks Act could be crucial to the restructuring of African Bank, which, in turn, will affect when trading in the bank’s debt instruments can resume.

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Conference tickets still available
March 6 2015 at 19:19

The Alexander Forbes/Personal Finance Ready Set Retire Conference kicked off in Port Elizabeth this week, but tickets are still available for the sessions in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.

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Cash ain’t king for long-term investors
March 6 2015 at 18:54

If you’re putting away money for a long-term goal, to beat inflation you need to be a little daring. We report on an analysis of financial market performance.

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Spreading the word
March 5 2015 at 18:27

Peter Hewett is a man with a mission: to establish a financial advice network across the length and breadth of South Africa without sacrificing the personal touch.

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No room for error
March 5 2015 at 18:24

The penalties you could pay if you fall foul of SARS.

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