October 28, 2021

The world will change, but this message won’t

At the beginning of 2020, not knowing what lay ahead just a few months later, we put up a billboard in Pretoria, on Solomon Mahlangu […]
October 28, 2021

Consult your broker before commissioning a building contractor

Building renovations can be the fast-track solution to add significant value to commercial and residential properties. Before anyone brings a contractor on site when planning […]
October 28, 2021

Renewed focus on home-based care as an alternative to hospital care

Bonitas Medical Fund has a renewed focus on home-based care as an alternative to in-hospital care, without compromising the health of its members. That’s the word […]
October 28, 2021

Financial emigration …

Should I stay, or should I go? Whether working abroad or still hunting for jobs overseas, the possibility of a financial emigration always hits centre […]
October 28, 2021

Navigating china’s regulatory reset

However, the pace and severity of China’s “regulatory renaissance” has been jarring. Although much of what Chinese regulators have promulgated is very much in line […]
September 30, 2021

Understanding the psychology of money

Investing is not the study of finance. It is the study of how people behave with money. So said Morgan Housel, a behavioural finance expert […]
September 30, 2021

What happens when you print money?

Money printing has been around for some time – since the GFC – but what we have seen is a massive acceleration since the Covid […]
September 30, 2021

Without a will: What happens to your home when you die?

According to the Transaction Support Centre (TSC), which assists lower-income clients with property-related issues, too many South Africans have not drafted formal, legal wills, unaware […]
September 30, 2021

Understanding the roles of those nominated in your will

A look at considerations for minor children, who benefits from a trust and more. Estate planning means making a plan for taking care of your […]
September 30, 2021

Heritage Day: 8 tips to safeguard your assets for future generations

In these uncertain times, it’s important to re-evaluate the value of your assets, and to determine how best to leave a legacy. Friday September 24 […]
October 14, 2014

6 tips for tax filing

Cape Town – The SA Revenue Service (Sars) intends collecting nearly R1trn during the 2014 tax season which started on July 1. More than 50 […]
October 14, 2014

Know how to claim short-term insurance

Cape Town – Let’s face it: no one likes filling in forms, and even less so when you have to cope with the trauma of […]
October 14, 2014

Why medical specialists charge so much

Cape Town – In the ongoing debate on what causes the high cost of private hospital and medical care, various issues have been pointed out […]
November 3, 2014

Three ways to stretch your retirement pot

JOHANNESBURG – Planning for retirement is an integral part of any individual’s long-term investment strategy, but this does not mean that planning and managing a […]
December 17, 2014

Why is it so hard to save?

Despite all of the economic doom and gloom in our newspapers, South Africans are buying a lot of new cars. Graph 1 shows that new […]
February 26, 2015

Budget 2015 Overview

      Source: National Treasury