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RSA retail savings bonds as an investment

RSA retail savings bonds as an investment

“Are RSA retail bonds still a good choice of investment over a 3 or 5 year period. And what interest rates are the offering at this stage?” writes Peter who is 65 years old. Maya replies: If you are simply comparing interest rates to a bank deposit...

RSA retail savings bonds as an investment

RSA retail savings bonds as an investment

“Are RSA retail bonds still a good choice of investment over a 3 or 5 year period. And what interest rates are the offering at this stage?” writes Peter who is 65 years old. Maya replies: If you are simply comparing interest rates to a bank deposit...

RSA retail savings bonds as an investment

RSA retail savings bonds as an investment

“Are RSA retail bonds still a good choice of investment over a 3 or 5 year period. And what interest rates are the offering at this stage?” writes Peter who is 65 years old. Maya replies: If you are simply comparing interest rates to a bank deposit...

RSA retail savings bonds as an investment

RSA retail savings bonds as an investment

“Are RSA retail bonds still a good choice of investment over a 3 or 5 year period. And what interest rates are the offering at this stage?” writes Peter who is 65 years old. Maya replies: If you are simply comparing interest rates to a bank deposit...

How can I clear my debts?

How can I clear my debts?

“I want to clear my debt this year which I believe I can do if I focus. Should I consider debt consolidation where I use one loan to clear all my debts and then commit to paying off the one loan over 18 months? The debt is spread across SARS,...

Where should I invest each month?

Where should I invest each month?

“Where should I invest my R5000 per month? Should I save the extra cash for a deposit on a property? Distribute the money across my unit trusts? Save into an ETF (domestic or offshore), buy shares online or increase my monthly RA contribution,”...

How do I find the cash to save?

How do I find the cash to save?

The bottom line is that saving is very difficult – if it was easy our savings rate would be far higher. Every age group has its specific expenses. Someone in their early twenties is most likely paying off student loans, possibly have parents to...

The power of compounding interest

The power of compounding interest

"I recently read an article that stated that by investing R500 per month you can save R2.3-million. You said that this is the power of compound interest growth although one has only contributed R60 000, the rest is all growth from the investment...

Where do I save for my children?

Where do I save for my children?

Bank account: All the banks offer account for children but it depends what you are trying to achieve. If you want to give your teenager a bank account to teach them how to manage their money, these accounts are good options. Alternatively open an...

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