Makhosonke Buthelezi, director of communication and marketing at the Unemployment Insurance Fund, answers some questions relating to the new online UIF claiming process.
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Millions of South Africans don’t have a bank account, mostly because they are dissuaded by high fees and the inability to access their money, particularly in remote areas. But banks are trying to change this.
Both Momentum and Liberty recently released their claim statistics, revealing some concerning trends especially relating to cancer and claims among younger clients.
Why not skip the chocolates, bubble bath and flowers on Mother’s Day this year and give your mother something really meaningful?
Your joint mortgage may form part of your partner’s debt review without your consent.
Many consumers who are eager to finalise the house-buying process often rush into taking out and ceding life insurance without first doing their homework.
Many of us have either been the victim of an unscrupulous builder or know someone who has been. What steps can we take to protect ourselves when building that dream home?
There is a misconception that deposits in bank accounts are guaranteed by government should the bank fail. The reality is that in South Africa there is no deposit insurance, although this is currently being reviewed by the South African Reserve...
Under section 12J of the Income Tax Act, investors can invest in qualifying venture capital companies and receive a 100% tax deduction on the amount invested, as long as the investment is held for a period of five years.
With my son starting his first student job, he needs to upgrade from his kid’s bank account to one that provides a few more transactions. Part of this exercise was to identify what a student, or any young person, needs from a bank account and...