Financial News

  • Along with Turkey, Brazil, India and several other countries, SA is considered one of the more vulnerable emerging markets, says financial services company Levantine & Co. Read more...
  • An insurer may decide that a seemingly negligent driver actually acted with intent and should therefore not be covered, cautions an expert. Read more...
  • SA's single women are struggling more with their debt than their single male counterparts, suggests data from DebtBusters. Read more...
  • Start saving early, never be intimidated into making a financial decision and spoil yourself occasionally - these are just some of the investment tips from Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka. Read more...
  • Asset managers often disagree, but they agree on one thing: Investors must invest over the long-term. Read more...
  • Not filing is a criminal offence and SARS is well within its powers to launch criminal investigations into non-compliant taxpayers. Read more...
  • In March 2017 the Master’s Office issued a directive stating that all new so-called “family business trusts” must appoint an independent trustee. Read more...
  • Need to know whether you're on the right savings track? The Old Mutual Savings calculator will give you an idea of how you are faring with your savings goals. Read more...
  • South Africans have been paying the piper - and others they didn't mean to pay - via debit order, but that's about to change, says the Payments Association of South Africa. Read more...
  • 22seven is like Google Maps for your money. When you open up Google Maps it will show exactly where you are relative to everything around you, says MD Jikku Joseph. Read more...
  • If you are unable to save, perhaps it’s time to look at the relationship you have with money, says Eunice Sibiya, head of consumer education at FNB. Read more...
  • Scientists predict the first person to live to 200 has already been born, but what would this mean for saving, marriage contracts and more? Read more...
  • In the recently issued Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill Treasury has proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act relating to taxing cryptocurrencies. Read more...
  • Not all companies have caught on to the impact of financial stress on their employees, according to Lettie Mzwinila, business development manager at Allan Gray. Read more...
  • In tough economic times, most South Africans are looking to reign in their spending and cut back on unnecessary costs as far as possible. Read more...
  • Debit order disputes have increased significantly over the last three years, according to the Payments Association of South Africa. Read more...
  • Despite the increasing popularity of hospital cash plans, some consumers are still not maximising this benefit due to misconceptions, says the CEO of FNB Life. Read more...
  • China has fired back at President Donald Trump’s latest tariff escalation, saying it won’t yield to “blackmail.” Read more...
  • The positive sentiment after the election of President Cyril Ramaphosa seems not to have had the anticipated effect on the property market, says the CEO of the Seeff Property Group. Read more...
  • South Africans are saving, but their savings aren’t catering for long term goals like education, retirement or even disability cover, research revealed. Read more...

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