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The usual argument is that it doesn't make sense to rent for years on end when all you're doing is paying off your landlord's bond.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 4:33 pm
A pensioner considers investing in RSA retail savings bonds but wants to know if it's worth the risk during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 9:33 am
A Fin24 reader with several investments hopes to retire comfortably at the age of 55. He looks to an expert on how to maximise growth on his investments.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 7:40 am
A Fin24 reader under debt review wants to know what her options are and if there is help available, as she can't afford to pay her agreed instalment amount.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 6:10 am
Personal finance expert Hardi Swart explains the options of buying a vehicle vs investing in property.
Posted: September 21, 2020, 11:20 am
A Fin24 reader and his wife wants to know how to go about having their investments paid out and the tax implications thereof.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 5:00 am
Buying property at an auction does not necessarily guarantee that you'll get a better deal, but there are tips on how to approach it, an expert explains.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 5:00 am
A Fin24 reader looking for clarity on the debt reviewing process writes to an expert for advice.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 2:28 pm
A Fin24 reader looking to buy a house with money he has acquired, asks which option will benefit him more: a cash purchase or a bond application. An expert responds.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 2:23 pm
A Fin24 reader planning to buy a Golden Visa in the next two years, seeks the advice of an expert as he considers investing in a money market.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 1:32 pm
A Fin24 reader recently made her final debt review payment. With extra cash at her disposal she seeks the advice of an expert on what to do next.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 9:32 am
A Fin24 reader set to retire in August noticed a drop in his approximate investment value from R1m to R600 000. He seeks the advice of an expert on what to do next.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 9:30 am
While it is impossible to control what happens in markets, you can make sense of these events by gaining a better understanding of relevant investment terms.
Posted: September 2, 2020, 6:01 pm
A Fin24 reader looking to save more money considers reducing her monthly car repayment. She turns to an expert to help steer her in the right direction.
Posted: August 25, 2020, 2:23 pm
A Fin24 reader living off the interest of his investments seeks the advice of an expert on how to make the most of his returns.
Posted: August 24, 2020, 6:18 am
This year has seen a change in the tax-filing process, as SARS continues on its quest to streamline and digitise the procedure.
Posted: August 22, 2020, 8:00 am
A Fin24 reader who saved over R100 000 over the years seeks the help of an expert on how to invest the money.
Posted: August 19, 2020, 9:41 am
An expert explains the importance of diversifying investments, and the pro's and con's of RSA retail bonds.
Posted: August 17, 2020, 10:55 am
BetterBond's volume of bond applications was up about 50% year-on-year in July as a direct result of the current favourable lending environment, says its CEO.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 12:37 pm
For international buyers, competitive pricing due to the current exchange rates makes property acquisitions in SA very appealing.
Posted: August 4, 2020, 5:38 pm
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