Tag - childrens education

How to win the lotto

There are ways to score without playing the odds. Our family has a game where we write down what we would do with our money if we won the lotto. This is not just a fruitless exercise of “what if” because what it does is show us what is important to us –what our dreams really are. Apart from the obvious ones like paying off your bond, there are...

Which investment option is best for you?

Beata Carstens, a certified financial planner from Veritas Wealth, explains that deciding on the best vehicle for your hard-earned money ultimately depends on your investment goals. There is such a plethora of investment options available on the market these days that it is often difficult to know what the best choice is for you. As with any...

How to save for your child’s education

Choosing to save for your child’s education ahead of your own retirement plan may be a risky strategy but it is understandable given the rising costs of education. According to the Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor, 54% of South Africans believe that saving for education is more important than saving for retirement. That figure jumps to...

What does a goal mean to you?

We recently asked our readers to tell us about their financial goals. Saving for a child’s education beat all other goals hands down and is certainly a major priority for City Press readers. Let us just hope that our children will value their education as much as we do! When it comes to your child’s education remember that while an education is a...