Welcome to Maya on Money.

This site is a collection of articles written by finance journalist Maya Fisher-French as well as other contributors. The aim of Maya on Money is to help you with those day-to-day money decisions related to South African finance matters. Articles cover all those areas that you need in order to manage your money effectively such as budgeting, saving, investing, banking and insurance. Feel free to engage with us and post your questions on the Forum.

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Traders share their secrets to success

In sharing their trading successes ‒ and failures ‒ the winners of the iTrade #TradeMyWay competition reveal the reality of DIY trading which is not about getting rich quickly but a long-term commitment to taking control of your own finances.

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Bitcoin: the tax question

South Africa seems to be keeping pace with the current global Bitcoin trend, but do we know how will cryptocurrency be taxed by SARS and what the exchange control standpoint of the South African Reserve Bank will be?