When interest rates go up, we mostly highlight the effect it will have on our debt repayments, but we forget that higher rates are really good for savers.
Category - Saving
There is no doubt that 2016 is going to be tough on households financially as price increases across the board push up our day-to-day living expenses.
Education costs continue to rise well above inflation, placing a heavy financial burden on parents.
An analysis of what the Budget Speech changes mean to low and high income earners.
For those who are looking to save for the medium term and don’t plan on touching the money for at least two years, the RSA Retail Savings Bond, offered by National Treasury, is an attractive option.
A reader wants to know the best place to invest his tax-free savings allowance.
Only 5% of South African families can afford to send their children to university, so parents of young children need to start thinking ahead to avoid being part of the 95%.
Advice on savings for contract workers who don't earn a set salary each month.
Not many people think about using their year-end bonus as an additional voluntary contribution (AVC) to their retirement fund. Here's why you should.
What's your child's money personality? Natural saver or spender? In episode 13 of the Change in your Pocket series, we give you tips on how to teach your child to save.
If you were to invest R10 000 today instead of spending it on your child's 21st birthday party, it could be worth R360 000 by the time she turns 50.
When you are hit by unexpected expenses, an having an emergency fund is crucial to avoid going into debt.
Watch Episode 3 of the Change In your Pocket series for advice on setting up an emergency fund.
If you've been putting off opening a tax-free savings account, here's a trick to help you get going.