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The 2021 Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index shows that SA's pension system is among the weakest. The country's pension system is ranked number 31 out of 43 countries.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 8:00 pm
Are managers required by law to work overtime, Sundays and public holidays without receiving additional pay?
Posted: October 21, 2021, 7:04 am
A Fin24 reader looking to cash in his retirement savings wants to know the tax implications.
Posted: October 16, 2021, 9:04 am
Jaco Prinsloo, certified financial planner at Alexander Forbes, outlines some questions you should ask when reviewing your financial position.
Posted: October 13, 2021, 7:22 am
A GEPF member considers resigning and emigrating to Europe, and is concerned about how the rand-to-euro conversion will impact her pension payout; she asks whether she should purchase a living annuity from the preservation fund without triggering a tax liability.
Posted: October 9, 2021, 8:17 am
A Fin24 reader questions how the new provident fund legislation implemented on 1 March will impact money saved prior to that date.
Posted: October 7, 2021, 10:00 am
So you've found a property that you like and submitted an Offer to Purchase but now you aren't so sure anymore. Can you cancel the offer without paying hefty penalties?
Posted: September 29, 2021, 5:19 am
A Fin24 reader who managed to settle all her debt wants to know how she should go about fixing her bad credit score.
Posted: September 22, 2021, 7:21 am
A Fin24 reader who has been under debt counselling managed to pay off two considerable debt amounts, but still has her home loan to pay. She wants to know if removing it from debt counselling would be of benefit to her.
Posted: September 18, 2021, 7:27 am
Karin Vorster, financial advisor at Africorp Advisory, lists six points to consider when reworking your life policies with a global perspective.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 8:15 am
A Fin24 reader and her husband planning to emigrate to the Netherlands want to know if she would need to continue paying tax in SA or if the residency test will also apply to her.
Posted: September 11, 2021, 5:06 am
A Fin24 reader who took out a cellphone contract before entering into debt review wants to know if it's possible to have upgrade her cellphone contract.
Posted: September 8, 2021, 7:11 am
A Fin24 reader, curious about the legitimacy of internet ads advertising debt reduction, asks an expert to shed light on the subject.
Posted: September 4, 2021, 7:01 am
Are you struggling to keep up with payments on your home loan and facing possible foreclosure?
Posted: September 1, 2021, 7:10 am
A Fin24 reader questions the effect the recently passed pension laws will have on his provident fund payout.
Posted: August 28, 2021, 7:00 am
In a matter of two pension funds in one company, a Fin24 reader looks to an expert on pension planning and preservation funds and which is best during Covid-19.
Posted: August 25, 2021, 7:11 am
A Fin24 reader looking for clarification on an earlier published Money Clinic article questions the scope of the tax legislation on expats in SA.
Posted: August 23, 2021, 7:14 am
A Fin24 reader planning to invest some of his pension fund for his wife wants to know much the tax deduction would be.
Posted: August 18, 2021, 7:45 am
A Fin24 reader wanting to withdraw from his pension fund was advised that he would have to pay R2 million in tax. She looks to an expert for cheaper options.
Posted: August 16, 2021, 10:24 am
A Fin24 reader who was retrenched in 2020 wants to know if he can claim for investment expenses from his living annuity income.
Posted: August 11, 2021, 7:20 am