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Financial Planning
23 Apr '16, 05:18am
World’s largest economies weigh on investors
World’s largest economies weigh on investors

Rising interest rates in the US and fundamental changes to China’s economy are the two major factors affecting global investment ...

Personal Finance News
22 Apr '16, 08:15am
Fund accused of tardy conduct
Fund accused of tardy conduct

The Mineworkers Provident Fund is rapped on the knuckles by the Pension Funds Adjudicator for leaving a death benefit unpaid for seven years.

Personal Finance News
22 Apr '16, 08:15am
Pension fund in trouble over divorce order
Pension fund in trouble over divorce order

A "large and experienced" player in the pension industry should have known better than to have enforced a defective court order.

Tax
16 Apr '16, 05:45am
You can’t hide your offshore assets
You can’t hide your offshore assets

The amnesty that will start later this year may be your last chance to come clean about any assets that you hold offshore illegally.

Personal Finance News
16 Apr '16, 05:40am
Ombudsmen take on reckless lenders
Ombudsmen take on reckless lenders

Consumers who have been granted credit recklessly are getting relief from the Ombudsman for Banking Services and the Credit Ombud.

Personal Finance News
16 Apr '16, 05:30am
‘No need’ for minister to act in pension case
‘No need’ for minister to act in pension case

The Minister of Finance says there is no reason for him yet to intervene in the FSB case involving the closure of dormant pension funds.

Tax
16 Apr '16, 05:25am
How the special voluntary disclosure programme works
How the special voluntary disclosure programme works

The special voluntary disclosure programme may seem similar to the “grey money” tax amnesty, but there are a number of differences.

Personal Finance News
16 Apr '16, 05:20am
Banking ombud’s fair decisions
Banking ombud’s fair decisions

Case studies in the Annual Report of the Ombudsman for Banking Services show him siding with the bank in some cases, and with the consumer in others.

Personal Finance News
16 Apr '16, 05:15am
Ombud ensures credit providers treat you fairly
Ombud ensures credit providers treat you fairly

The Credit Ombud assisted more than 70 percent of consumers who complained to his office last year, the 2015 annual report ...

Personal Finance News
16 Apr '16, 05:05am
Don’t fall for befriending ministers
Don’t fall for befriending ministers

Government ministers are not in the habit of asking you to be a friend on a social media account. Fake accounts are intended to “deceive and confuse”.

Retirement
09 Apr '16, 05:20am
Retirement funds seek to ‘unlock’ unclaimed surpluses
Retirement funds seek to ‘unlock’ unclaimed surpluses

Three retirement funds want the High Court to overturn a regulation that forces them to keep unclaimed pension surpluses ...

Retirement
09 Apr '16, 05:10am
Pension fund members ‘not treated fairly’
Pension fund members ‘not treated fairly’

The Pension Funds Adjudicator has slammed retirement funds for paying lip service to Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) while ...

Personal Finance News
07 Apr '16, 12:42am
In Personal Finance on April 9
In Personal Finance on April 9

Keep up with the latest retirement-funding products on the market and read about how microlenders are opposing an imminent ...

Retirement
02 Apr '16, 05:25am
Early retirement puts your financial future at risk
Early retirement puts your financial future at risk

Research shows how your pension will take a knock if you retire five or 10 years early.

Retirement
02 Apr '16, 05:20am
Pension increases unlikely to beat inflation
Pension increases unlikely to beat inflation

Take-home pay continues to increase, but pension increases are slowing, with retirees facing below-inflation increases, because ...