Government has taken the step to increase the VAT rate from 14% to 15%, raising an additional R22.9bn to meet the fee-free higher education costs and reduce debt.
Author - Maya Fisher-French
Illegal loan sharks continue to operate across South Africa, using threats to collect payment, keeping customers’ bank cards and IDs, and charging interest rates so high that the client will never be able to pay it off.
We often complain that we don’t have enough money to save, but it is often the hassle of opening up a savings account and committing to the minimum investment amounts that is the major hurdle. This is especially true for the younger generation...
In the late 1990s, Tim was given 3 500 Naspers share options which he sold in 2001 to buy his daughter a new car. Today, those shares would be worth around R10 million!
In case you had missed the news, here in Cape Town where I live, there is a good chance water will stop coming out of taps on 12 April – “Day Zero”.
If you’ve decided that 2018 is the time to get your finances under control, try this month-by-month plan so that your finances and admin are all up-to-date by the end of the year.
During my three years working for a stockbroking firm, I learnt the difference between being an investor and being a speculator
After four months of debt review, a reader is so relieved and happy about the changes in his life, he wanted to share his story.
Many parents are now questioning whether a traditional university education is relevant for their children in today's world.
It took Glenda 20 years to realise that you do not empower other people by continually bailing them out. She also learnt how to say “no” to people who were draining her both emotionally and financially.