Tax season deadline looms

Settle your tax debt before deadline

Taxpayers who owe the South African Revenue Service (SARS) have been reminded that they have until 31 January 2018 to make payment. “Individual taxpayers who...

Consumers – Get Those 2018 Emergency Funds on ‘Speed Dial’

The New Year has barely begun and South Africans continue to face downgrade announcements and higher interest rate predictions. How nerve-racking, especially since consumers...
Location is key when buying a house

Location is key when buying a house

Many first time buyers who are excited about owning property often underestimate the importance of a good location, until area or neighbourhood challenges pressurise...
Live within your means

Live within your means

Consumers are urged to guard their expenditure and to live within their means following the decisions announced by rating agencies Moody’s Investor Service and...

How to be Sensible with your Financial Decisions

As an adult, one of the most important responsibilities is towards your finances. Every decision you make must be well-calculated in order to make...

How to ‘Jingle’ Your Christmas Day Budget

Decorations are up, festive season ‘specials’ are mostly everywhere and Josh Groban is doing the shopping centre carol rounds. Face it: you either dread...

New law will stop abuse of South African home owners who...

There are few things as devastating as losing your home because you cannot pay your debt. But if this cannot be avoided, you’d certainly...
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You have to save for retirement

Louis van Vuren of FISA on the following: How should people evaluate the question of whether they are on track to retire comfortably? Will...
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Focus needs to be on the income

Divisional director for product development at Liberty, Mark Lapedus, talks about the following: How do you shift investor behaviour to rather focus on the...
Tax season deadline looms

Tax season deadline looms

With one week left until the 2017 tax season deadline, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has received over five million tax returns. “Non-provisional individual...
Do renovations increase the house price?

Do renovations increase the house price?

Whether you are renovating your house to create more space, rejuvenate or to put it in the market, getting to grips with how renovations...
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Ep 17: Diversification and how it improves a client’s expected return

Lisa Hudson-Peacock, CFP® of Southwood Financial Planning on diversification, and what it means to diversify. - What is diversification? - Why diversify? - How do you diversify? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gsjx8P2No1E source Read...
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