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What happens to your debt after you die?
What happens to your debt after you die? If you have any kind of debt, you need to check the fine print to make sure that your loved ones do not suffer financially when you are no more
Woman realises she's been scammed by fake travel agent when she tries to check into 'paid' hotel room
Woman realises she's been scammed by fake travel agent when she tries to... Other people on social media have come out to tell their stories of how they have also been scammed by the same person.
How to raise kidpreneurs
How to raise kidpreneurs Nurturing your child to become business-savvy is not as complicated as you might think. Here’s how to groom a future job creator!
Letters | Let’s make money in Pietermaritzburg
Letters | Let’s make money in Pietermaritzburg Why can’t we just make it? Haven’t we got a “mint” or something like that? PMB is falling to pieces, there is never ever going to be enough money to fix it. So let’s just “make” it.
‘How I lost R90 000 to WhatsApp scamsters’ – husband shares what he did to try and recover his money
‘How I lost R90 000 to WhatsApp scamsters’ – husband shares what he did ... Scams are on the rise and with January being a tough month, many are susceptible to false promises of easy money. Here's how to avoid being hoaxed
Easy, simple and practical – a financial expert shares 5 money goals you can stick to this year
Easy, simple and practical – a financial expert shares 5 money goals you... Financial well-being requires discipline and the beginning of a new year is a good time to start practising
‘My boyfriend made fun of my scar, how do I get over that?’ – Sis Dolly answers your questions
‘My boyfriend made fun of my scar, how do I get over that?’ – Sis Dolly ... How do you get over someone joking you about the one thing that makes you feel less self-confidence about your appearance behind your back?
Now that it’s Janu-worry, are you the leech, borrower, giver, big spender or the miser in the group?
Now that it’s Janu-worry, are you the leech, borrower, giver, big spende... Friends, family and money – few things are as divisive as finances, and tensions can rise when your loved ones don’t handle their money the way you do
Letters | Sad truth of money misspent
Letters | Sad truth of money misspent The uncomfortable truth is that the council money that was given to a non-performing soccer team could have been used more fruitfully to fix some power stations.
MONEY CLINIC | I bought a house worth R1.7m but lost my job within 3 months of moving in
MONEY CLINIC | I bought a house worth R1.7m but lost my job within 3 mon... A Fin24 reader who bought a home last year has lost her job and only has R3 500 in income from a rental property. Unsure of what to do next she writes:
It’s time for the most crucial coffee date of the year – how to prep for meeting a financial planner
It’s time for the most crucial coffee date of the year – how to prep for... This may be the most important catch-up you have this year. Here are 5 important things to do in preparation for the meeting about your financial goals
‘They haven't paid rent in 3 months. How do I evict them?’ Aus Nthabi answers your legal queries
‘They haven't paid rent in 3 months. How do I evict them?’ Aus Nthabi an... Times have been tough and many landlords have been giving tenants rent vacations. But this landlady feels she's been too understanding for too long
MONEY CLINIC | How can I take control of my finances in 2022?
MONEY CLINIC | How can I take control of my finances in 2022? The new year is an ideal time to put your critical goals into action.
Bruce Cameron | Does the diminishing trust in the value of money signify its 'end'?
Bruce Cameron | Does the diminishing trust in the value of money signify... New book "The End of Money" highlights how politics and the economy intertwine in fascinating ways, often to the detriment of trust in the value of money, writes Bruce Cameron
SpaceX raised a total of $1.5 billion this year, following $337 million of fundraising in December
SpaceX raised a total of $1.5 billion this year, following $337 million ... Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised $337 million in a new funding round, according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday.
Schalk Louw | Your A - Z guide to SA investments this year
Schalk Louw | Your A - Z guide to SA investments this year From crypto assets and Eskom to the rand and unrest, Schalk Louw looks at what impacted the investments in the year that was.
The 2022 survival budget: Tips for personal finance success
The 2022 survival budget: Tips for personal finance success We have to take a cold, hard look at our household finances and make some adjustments. Maya Fisher-French shows us how.
Foreign residency as 'Plan B' - this is where South Africans are heading
Foreign residency as 'Plan B' - this is where South Africans are heading There's a misconception that people invest in residency and citizenship by investment programmes with the sole intention of enabling their families to emigrate, says an expert.
Starting 2022 being financially fit – we’ll drink to that, cheers! 8 ways to get your money right
Starting 2022 being financially fit – we’ll drink to that, cheers! 8 way... The school fees and bond are paid up, the car fuel tank is full, and your laugh is rich – who doesn’t want that? It starts with the small things
Want to join a stokvel club? 'Tis the best time to do so to meet your December savings goal for 2022
Want to join a stokvel club? 'Tis the best time to do so to meet your De... Savings clubs or stokvels are a good solution for people who struggle to save on their own but here’s what you need to know before joining one
Affordable ways to spoil your loved ones even if money is tight this festive season
Affordable ways to spoil your loved ones even if money is tight this fes... If 2021 has been tough, your family and friends should understand why you can't buy them gifts. But you can still make this holiday season special
Your 2022 guide to choosing a mid-fee private school that’s right for your child and your pocket
Your 2022 guide to choosing a mid-fee private school that’s right for yo... Private school too costly? There's a middle way. An education expert outlines the 10 key considerations for parents looking for a new school
MONEY CLINIC | Can I withdraw part of my provident fund to pay off my debt?
MONEY CLINIC | Can I withdraw part of my provident fund to pay off my de... A Fin24 reader whose salary has been cut by more than 50% is struggling to make ends meet. He considers withdrawing a portion of his pension fund to pay off his debt.
Don’t break the bank this holiday
Don’t break the bank this holiday It seems that many South Africans have made peace with the fact that they will be broke in January after excessive spending in December.
Toyota is donating $500,000 to help people affected by Kentucky tornadoes
Toyota is donating $500,000 to help people affected by Kentucky tornadoes Toyota will offer financial support to organisations in Kentucky after tornadoes, which hit six US states, left many people dead or injured.
No stokvel or bonus? Here's how you can stretch your December salary
No stokvel or bonus? Here's how you can stretch your December salary During December people usually overspend on luxuries. This is how you can make your money last until January.
Enjoy festive shopping without the January money blues
Enjoy festive shopping without the January money blues During the festive season people will get caught up in the excitement, buy more than they had intended or things they don’t need or can’t afford.
EXPLAINER | How new tax change will affect retirees with more than one income
EXPLAINER | How new tax change will affect retirees with more than one i... SARS intends to change the way it calculates the effective tax rates of people who receive income from more than one source, one of those being a retirement fund.
EXPLAINER | How new tax change will affect retirees with more than one income
EXPLAINER | How new tax change will affect retirees with more than one i... SARS intends to change the way it calculates the effective tax rates of people who receive income from more than one source, one of those being a retirement fund.
MONEY CLINIC | How can I stick to my budget this festive season?
MONEY CLINIC | How can I stick to my budget this festive season? Carla Oberholzer - debt adviser at DebtSafe - gives tips on how to stay on track with your spending budget this holiday season and how to avoid the bad debt trap.
It can happen to anyone – here are 10 common real estate scams and ways to spot them
It can happen to anyone – here are 10 common real estate scams and ways ... With the repo rate being favourable, it feels like everyone is buying property. Don't let the process of buying your dream home turn into a nightmare
MONEY CLINIC | I tried to access money from my pension fund but it was denied. What now?
MONEY CLINIC | I tried to access money from my pension fund but it was d... A Fin24 reader looks to an expert for assistance on how to withdraw money from his retirement fund after having been previously denied.
Getting traditionally married? Lawyer explains when is best to choose your marital property regime
Getting traditionally married? Lawyer explains when is best to choose yo... It's unwise to conclude the customary wedding process before signing a contract about the division of assets, advises attorney Lwazi Dekeda
Ever considered selling property for a living? Here's how to get your foot in the real estate door
Ever considered selling property for a living? Here's how to get your fo... It can get cut-throat – especially when properties breach the R10m mark – but it's fun, says expert. Check out five job opportunities in this business
A money expert explains how putting that windfall in an investment account can help you grow wealth
A money expert explains how putting that windfall in an investment accou... Money's tight right now for many – perhaps more tighter than ever before. But this is when investing makes the most sense, says financial planner
‘How do I go about getting a disability grant?’ – Aus Nthabi answers your legal questions
‘How do I go about getting a disability grant?’ – Aus Nthabi answers you... There are two kinds of grants – a permanent and a temporary disability one – and the maximum you can get is R1 890 per month, Aus Nthabi explains
MONEY CLINIC | My employer says I opted for early retirement, but I didn't. What should I do?
MONEY CLINIC | My employer says I opted for early retirement, but I didn... A Fin24 reader wanted to retire at 65, but his company informed him that he opted for early retirement at 62. He is seeking advice.
Hunting for a bargain? Here are 9 ways to make the most of this Black Friday
Hunting for a bargain? Here are 9 ways to make the most of this Black Fr... It's Black Friday and most stores in South Africa are offering big discount deals. But shoppers are urged to shop smart and be on the lookout for overstated discounts.
‘It’s an attraction to thugs, they’ll rob you’ – cop warns stokvel members ahead of festive season
‘It’s an attraction to thugs, they’ll rob you’ – cop warns stokvel membe... Robberies targeting stokvel members are on the rise. Here's what the police want you to know to keep yourself and your savings safe this Christmas
Enjoy festive shopping without the January money blues
Enjoy festive shopping without the January money blues During the festive season people will get caught up in the excitement, buy more than they had intended or things they don’t need or can’t afford.
Bonus and savings withdrawals: How do you plan on spending the extra cash?
Bonus and savings withdrawals: How do you plan on spending the extra cas... In order to make the most out of this year’s bonus/savings, you have to make sure you spend them wisely.
Why you end up paying longer for a house that’s the same price as your car
Why you end up paying longer for a house that’s the same price as your c... Home loans are traditionally paid off over 20 years on average, whereas vehicle loan instalments are repaid over 60 months (five years). We unpack why
‘What happens after I get a letter of demand?’ – Aus Nthabi answers your legal questions
‘What happens after I get a letter of demand?’ – Aus Nthabi answers your... You owe someone debt and struggling to repay them. Then suddenly you get a letter of demand. What happens next?
Dye-stained banknotes circulating in KZN following unrest
Dye-stained banknotes circulating in KZN following unrest Following the July unrest that saw hundreds of ATMs being destroyed in Kwa-Zulu-Natal and Gauteng, people say they are now seeing more dye-stained banknotes in circulation.
MONEY CLINIC | What should I consider before applying for credit?
MONEY CLINIC | What should I consider before applying for credit? The Credit Ombud assists consumers with a check-list they should use prior to applying for credit in order to avoid being over-indebted.
Private education group Stadio launches share scheme for postgrad students
Private education group Stadio launches share scheme for postgrad studen... The aim is for the Stadio Khulisa Share Scheme to create a stepping-stone for postgraduate students towards creating generational wealth.
Building up assets – why some investors would rather buy art than a new car during the pandemic
Building up assets – why some investors would rather buy art than a new ... As the FNB Art Joburg fair comes to end today with the solo exhibition of 2021 Art Prize Winner Wycliffe Mundopa, we explore the world of art collecting
Got paid your salary just a few days ago but already broke? Here are 5 ways you can free up cashflow
Got paid your salary just a few days ago but already broke? Here are 5 w... No one likes perpetually paying creditors with no end in sight. But most families in SA can't afford not to have debt – here’s how to be smart about it
MONEY CLINIC | I have R36k per month to invest for 2 years. What should I do?
MONEY CLINIC | I have R36k per month to invest for 2 years. What should ... A 23-year-old with a net position of R36 100 to invest monthly into a high-interest investment product seeks advice on RSA bonds.
‘Gogo left her house for me and my siblings – how do we make this work?’ – Aus Nthabi answers your legal questions
‘Gogo left her house for me and my siblings – how do we make this work?’... The house her grandma left her and her siblings should be the traditional home for everyone, this reader believes. She want to know how to protect it