It has been a grave mistake to defy both Russia and France, says Leopold Scholtz.
No political figure seems to have the guts to speak out against Dudu Myeni, says Solly Moeng.
Ian Mann takes a look at the war between digital music and the compact disc.
Contributions to pension funds serve to provide financial independence into old age, but what happens to those funds should you pass away before retirement age?
ADVERTORIAL: The earlier business owners realise the importance of offering a retirement fund to their employees, the better, says head of Business Market at Sanlam, Jannie Rossouw.
A young woman recently asked me if it would make sense for her to cash in her pension, settle her debts and start all over again.
With the right financial planning before retirement, you can construct a portfolio that guarantees you an income in retirement and provides an inheritance for your heirs.
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.
International advertising agency network M&C Saatchi has acquired local digital agency Creative Spark.
Going to negatively affect consumers this festive season
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