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The coronavirus lockdown has devastated the business sector and many businesses, big and small, have to make some tough decisions about their ability to continue or not.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 5:29 pm
A Fin24 reader and his wife facing unemployment are looking to invest in a five-year deposit investment in the hopes of living off the interest accumulated.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 3:00 am
Under debt review and unable to make scheduled payments? Debt expert Benay Sager tackles the question of repaying debt during the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 1:16 pm
Looking to invest during Covid-19? Investment advisor Asavela Gwele breaks down the available options.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 1:13 pm
Debt expert Mark Bishop answers the question of how to handle your debt repayments when the 'no work, no pay' principle applies to you during the national lockdown.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 1:13 pm
Duane Marais Attorneys advises a Fin24 reader on the law pertaining to the requirements and extension periods relating to obtaining clearance certificates from municipalities.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 8:47 am
How are balloon payments still relevant in an environment where consumers are more financially stretched due to the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic?
Posted: June 26, 2020, 5:00 pm
FNB projects that the economy would contract as much as 8% during 2020, and this will result in as many as 800 000 job losses.
Posted: June 10, 2020, 5:03 pm
A Fin24 reader in desperate need of vehicle and home finance struggling to access credit, seeks the help of an expert as he is still flagged as being under debt review.
Posted: June 10, 2020, 7:04 am
A retired Fin24 reader has been living off investments for seven years. As the capital is shrinking, he asks how to cut expenses before he gets access to a R2m fixed deposit.
Posted: June 6, 2020, 2:45 pm
A Fin24 reader questions the legality of being charged double interest on outstanding bond debt, as well as R50 000 in legal fees. Legal expert Andrew Goldschmidt responds.
Posted: May 30, 2020, 10:22 am
A widow in desperate need of the money she invested seeks the help of an expert on her options of what to do next.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 5:00 am
A survey among 80 000 residential tenants in South Africa found that, due to the impact of the coronavirus lockdown many can only pay part of their rental, many none at all.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 9:38 am
Property law expert Liad Hadar answers a reader's question on the legality of his rental agent charging a late penalty fee during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: May 20, 2020, 6:00 pm
Confidence in the SA property market fell in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019, shows the latest Absa Homeowner Sentiment Index.
Posted: May 19, 2020, 7:17 pm
A Fin24 reader whose son is a student at Stellenbosch University and stays at a private residence near the campus wants to know what his options are in requesting a rental payment holiday.
Posted: May 9, 2020, 6:00 am
A Fin24 reader heading into retirement seeks the opinion of an expert on investing during the uncertainty of Covid-19.
Posted: May 6, 2020, 4:03 am
Investment consultant, Andre Tuck, tackles the question of investment strategy.
Posted: May 5, 2020, 6:51 am
Due to markets and festivals closing until the end of June, a Fin24 reader will have no source of income and wants to know if there will be a payment holiday period. A debt expert responds.
Posted: April 20, 2020, 9:48 am
If you contracted the coronavirus at work, you may be able to claim for temporary or permanent disability, depending on how you were affected - but you will have to prove that you did, in fact, become ill at work.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 9:46 am
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