A retirement annuity is a great, tax-efficient way to save for your retirement, but they do come with certain rules.
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Learn how you can pay your house off as quickly as your car, and why we fall for investment scams.
When it comes to buying shares in a company, don't just blindly buy a share everyone is talking about or which has a ‘sexy’ story.
Buying a house is a lot more expensive than just being able to afford the monthly repayment and having a 10% deposit. These are some of the costs you need to consider.
When it comes to investing for the longer term you need to make sure you build up a sustainable and well-diversified investment portfolio.
Maya and Mapalo discuss the dangers of signing up for a credit facility as well as how your partner’s debt can impact your credit score.
The so-called "Debt Relief Bill" has generated an avalanche of headlines claiming that consumers’ debt is to be expunged. Here are the facts.
When changing jobs there is always the temptation to cash in your retirement fund and use it to settle your debt. But does it make financial sense?
If you can only afford to have life cover for one spouse or partner, rather than leaving one partner uninsured, taking out a joint life policy could be a good option.
If you have an investment policy, chances are someone is earning commission on it. When did you last speak to your adviser and do you even know who they are?
There has been an increase in loan scams as people become financially desperate and see a cheap loan as a way out of a financial crisis.
Have you ever wondered how much your debt is actually costing you? It is probably a lot more than you realise by the time you have included all the interest and fees payable.