Tag - buying a car

How to buy a car on auction

Auctions are typically associated with property or fine art, however, you can also pick up a good second-hand car at an auction. The first thing you need to know when buying a car on auction is that it is sold “voetstoots”, which means that you buy the item as is. Unless you take the time to bring any defects to the attention of the seller before...

Buying a car in December

By Nicholas Nkosi, Head of Vehicle and Asset Finance – Personal Markets, at Standard Bank It is natural to think about the joys of starting the New Year in your dream car when your bank account is filled with an end-of-year bonus. However, is it advisable to buy a brand new or pre-owned car during the festive season? The answer is yes – as long as...

Free financial planning workshops in Cape Town

Financial Planning Week: 25-29 August CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professionals Craig Torr, Paul Rossouw, Ian Beere and Laverne Slater will be giving four free financial planning workshops in Cape Town on  26, 27 and 28 August, as part of Financial Planning Week in conjunction with the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa. On Tuesday...