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How you get trapped by debt

Borrowing money is so quick, so easy - and so deadly, says Susan Erasmus.



Saving: Two allies, one thief

There are two big allies when it comes to saving, but beware the thief of time, warns an expert.


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Time the key for retirement saving

No one can really afford to wait before starting to save for their retirement, says an expert.

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Does tax ruin your savings?

Tax expert Prof Matthew Lester responds to a Fin24 user's experiences on savings in South Africa being difficult due to tax legislation.

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Higher rates not so good for savings

For investors, this is a small step towards positive real interests rates, but coupled with tax we are still some way off achieving a positive after tax real interest... read more

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Impact of tax on savings

An expert responds to a Fin24 user, who finds that interest on savings is taxed at a potentially high rate and interest rates available to savers are negative in real... read more

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Cash in envelopes disciplined way to save

The OneRandMan evokes a reaction for everyone who follows his story. Some comments are quite harsh, while others are supportive.

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