Major South African banks (Absa, Nedbank, Standard Bank and FNB) appear to have made improvements in recent years in their accounts targeted at children. They’ve scrapped the monthly admin fees and lowered or gotten rid of some transaction...
The massive media coverage around the recent announcements by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has everyone in a bit of a tailspin.
A lack of retirement savings has seen a significant demand from pensioners to use their homes to access capital, especially for medical costs.
If you have a R1m home loan, payable over 20 years at the current prime interest rate of 10%, you are set to pay more than R1,3m in interest by the time you’ve paid off that bond and the home is finally yours.
There is a critical difference between a godparent and a legal guardian and getting the two confused could have very serious and unintended consequences for your child or you.
As a mom, my goal is to see my two children grow up to be independent and to stand on their own two feet. A big part of this journey is financial education.
Discussing “what will happen if we get divorced”, particularly financially, is a conversation that is often avoided before entering into a marriage agreement because it is deemed unromantic or tainting a marriage before it’s even started. But...
There is a lot of misinformation circulating in the South African expatriate community, perpetuated by service providers using scare tactics and promoting what will benefit them over what is best for expats at large. Here are some facts.
Forget retirement and start thinking out of the box!
With the cost of education rising, parents are increasingly considering homeschooling as an alternative. But how much can it really save you?