Whenever I look at the cost of school fees these days I shudder. As bad as they are now, they’ll be much, much worse when your toddler makes it to high school.
Trying to save money can be a daunting prospect. The hardest part is actually getting the ball rolling because once you see your savings start stacking up it can become a little addictive.
Planning for your future isn’t something you do on a nudge or a whim, which is where the financial experts come in.
Not all investments are created equal, and understanding the rule of 72 should help make informed decisions about which suits your needs.
These financial planning basics are aimed at encouraging saving during a time in which many are feeling the strain.
With more and more South Africans looking to invest offshore, it’s about time you knew the difference between your SDA and your FIA.
You might want to give this a read before you start planning your retirement on the beaches of another continent.
As a new year approaches, consider this a reminder that starting 2021 with your finances in order is a great way to kick things off.
One of the things that can make financial planning daunting is realising that there’s so much more to take into account than just saving.
The saying goes that the best things in life are free, which may explain why, to some people, Discovery Vitality points are so addictive.
Sometimes it’s tough not to read those ‘how much money you should have saved by 40’ stories and wince.
Life expectancy is on the rise, and with it, the age of retirement. The issue that arises is that not everyone can work, healthily, past their 60s.
As any parent will tell you, children are expensive. The sooner you start planning, and teaching responsible money habits, the better.
Many South Africans need to start changing their relationship with money, if we’re going to make it out of this pandemic financially sound.
The national lockdown is putting a huge financial strain on many South Africans. Now may be the time to take a closer look at your financial affairs.
Constant worrying and negative thinking can take a toll on your emotional and physical health. It’s time to get a handle on it.
February 29 is the final day of the South African tax year, and thus the final chance for South Africans to take advantage of these investment opportunities.
Employees are always happy to have their salaries land in the account around payday, but should we be expecting more from the companies we work for?
Even if you’re doing everything right to save for retirement, these four things could seriously mess with your future and your funds.
According to a recent report, even if you think you’re on track to a decent retirement in your golden years, you could still be blindsided.
A new report has revealed that people are outliving their retirement savings by eight to up to 20 years.