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21 May '16, 05:30am
New loans could cost you less
New loans could cost you less

Most new loans should cost you less, thanks to regulations introduced earlier this month that cap what credit providers can ...

21 May '16, 05:25am
Are worldwide funds the way to go offshore?
Are worldwide funds the way to go offshore?

A number of asset managers are currently recommending that you consider their worldwide multi-asset unit trust funds, which ...

21 May '16, 05:20am
How to tell a Ponzi scheme
How to tell a Ponzi scheme

How do you know whether the investment into which you have been invited (or pressed) to put your hard-earned money is reputable or a Ponzi scheme?.

21 May '16, 05:15am
Claims figures reveal scary cancer trends
Claims figures reveal scary cancer trends

If you are 20- or 30-something, you probably believe you are way too young and healthy to take out life assurance.

21 May '16, 05:10am
Statistics prove need for cover, but grudge remains
Statistics prove need for cover, but grudge remains

Each year, the major life assurance companies try to prove to us that they use a large portion of the premiums they collect ...

21 May '16, 05:05am
Two more advisers must repay Sharemax clients
Two more advisers must repay Sharemax clients

The financial advice ombud this week ordered two financial advisers who advised investors to invest in property syndications ...

21 May '16, 05:00am
Some conditions are common to all insurers
Some conditions are common to all insurers

There are conditions that are common to all insurance policies of a certain type, no matter which insurer you choose, and it pays to be aware of them.

19 May '16, 11:03am
In Personal Finance, May 21
In Personal Finance, May 21

Taking out insurance over the phone may be popular, but it has its dangers.

18 May '16, 08:19am
How to draft a strong will
How to draft a strong will

Making or amending your will calls for a cool head, so don’t rush to act at a time of emotional upheaval. Take a deep breath and obtain advice.

18 May '16, 08:18am
Can a charity benefit from your retirement savings?
Can a charity benefit from your retirement savings?

Must you nominate a natural person as a beneficiary of your retirement savings, or can you, say, nominate a charity? Pension ...

Financial Planning
14 May '16, 05:36am
Should you take advice from a robot?
Should you take advice from a robot?

Websites that offer automated financial advice have taken off in the United States and Britain and are beginning to make their presence felt here too.

14 May '16, 05:25am
Solidarity to fight GEPF’s changes to benefit calculations
Solidarity to fight GEPF’s changes to benefit calculations

Solidarity this week lodged a High Court application in a bid to overturn an “unlawful” decision that has resulted in members ...

Retirement
14 May '16, 05:20am
Commissions an obstacle to sound advice on pensions
Commissions an obstacle to sound advice on pensions

For a number of years, a debate has raged over the advantages and disadvantages of guaranteed annuities, where there is little ...

14 May '16, 05:15am
FSB warns about rogue agents and providers
FSB warns about rogue agents and providers

Only authorised financial services providers and attorneys are permitted to charge you for helping you to claim a pension ...

14 May '16, 05:10am
Auditor fined in aftermath of scheme collapse
Auditor fined in aftermath of scheme collapse

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has imposed a fine of R150 000 on auditor Petrus Johannes Bestbier of ...