Build wealth by setting up debit orders for your investments the day you get paid.
Piketty's socialist solutions for Europe are of little use to SA, says Leopold Scholtz.
Tidying office and home brings a sense of order and control, says Ian Mann.
Parents whose grown children have left home often find it difficult to sell their large family homes because of the memories attached to these properties.
Some funds will make a limited amount of cash available for house renovations or purchases, but if you change jobs, the money will have to be repaid.
It is estimated that retirement funds owe at least 3.5 million people about R20bn in benefits that remain unclaimed, says the deputy registrar of pension funds.
Most employees use salary increases to improve their current lifestyle rather than to increase their retirement fund contribution, warns an expert.
Most employed South Africans have some form of retirement savings, whether it is a provident fund, a pension fund or a retirement annuity.
According to SA National Treasury, only 6% of the population will have enough money to retire comfortably, without having to change their standard of living.
With a focus on Savings Month, readers want to know the best way to start growing their wealth.
Loss aversion - selling during market downturns - destroys value, cautions an expert.
A goal-based investment strategy aimed at meeting needs and obligations will focus on investing in asset classes where the risk of loss is low.
Your choice of a first car is likely to determine whether you live a life of debt repayments or whether you become a cash buyer and asset owner one day, says an expert.
Profit will follow if the financial services sector creates social value, says Walter van der Merwe.
Ensuring a steady income stream sufficient to meet your needs in retirement is the most important and the most elusive aspect of retirement planning, says an expert.
Increasingly, employees are asking their companies to take more off their salaries to strengthen their pension contribution, according to Sanlam.
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