Savings & investments

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Savings & investments
Starting a stokvel is not simple but it isn’t rocket science either. If you get your ducks in a row, you could be on your way to your savings goal.


You’ve probably heard about Bitcoin. But what exactly is it? And why are people so excited about its investment potential?

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Your wallet is probably bursting with loyalty cards. We found out about the different programmes from leading retailers to find out how to get the most out of all this plastic.

South Africa has yet again just avoided an investment downgrade by a ratings agency. But what does this mean for the man in the street.

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Shops want you to spend money. They sometimes even trick you into coughing up. Here are eight of the most common marketing tricks that part you from your money.

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You should start saving now for your children’s tertiary education. We ran the numbers.

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People are turning to robo-advisors – automated portfolio management tools – to manage their investments. But can artificial intelligence really do as good a job as a human?

South Africans Investments

Does the stock market bore you to death? Do you not know your stocks from your bonds? Perhaps you need to consider investing in these more interesting opportunities.

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Interest is the fee that you are charged by financial institutions for borrowing money. Here’s how it can end up costing you a fortune.

Invest beat inflation

With inflation rising steeply, now is a good time to reconsider your investments and the potential returns they offer you.