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.

Car Insurance

The main reason we take out car insurance is so that we are covered in case of an accident. But do you know exactly what you are covered for?

Buying a car

If you are considering buying a car, try save up so that you can put down a deposit. This will reduce the total cost of the car.

Investment returns

We invest our money because we want it to grow or give us an income. But depending on what you invest in, there are different types of investment returns.