A reader wants to invest R1 000 per month for a period of 15 years towards her child’s education and wonders what the best option would be.
Tag - Saving
We asked South Africans to share their “crazy ways to save” and we got some great ideas!
Have you ever found yourself trying to save money by not buying a takeaway coffee, but then you just end up blowing R1 500 on a designer shirt or R3 000 on a new pair of sneakers?
If you’ve made some New Year's resolutions to get your finances in order, here are some realistic tips to help you stick to those resolutions.
By saving just a small fraction of your annual salary increase each year, within six years you are saving 10% of your salary.
A few weeks ago, a young man asked me a very simple question: “If I got a R3 000 windfall should I use it to party, to buy sneakers or to save?”
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.
By Simon Pearce, CEO Marriott Asset Management Saving is rather like trying to lose weight: it takes effort and willpower, and is entirely up to you. People often ask me how much of their annual income they should save. I tell them that 30% will see them through those latter years, while leaving a little extra for unexpected expenses. The response...
Financial Planning Week: 25-29 August CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professionals Craig Torr, Paul Rossouw, Ian Beere and Laverne Slater will be giving four free financial planning workshops in Cape Town on 26, 27 and 28 August, as part of Financial Planning Week in conjunction with the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa. On Tuesday...
“You always say that every cent is important so I want to start a savings plan. My pocket money is R400 a month and I want to save R200 to invest for the future. I want to know how I should invest my money,” writes Amogelang who is 22 years old and currently studying. Keabetswe is a second-year university student who also wants to start investing...