Money Matters

  • Penny Pinchers Clubs create savvy savers

    Posted on March 30, 2010 by Crystal Espin

    You know its times to take some creative steps towards meeting your savings goals if your bank balance shouts â??No

  • Protect yourself from online identity theft

    Posted on March 26, 2010 by Karin Iten - Managing Editor, Investment Academy

    Here are six handy tips to minimise your chances of becoming a victim of online identity theft...Ever lose your wallet

  • Insuring your bond when buying a house

    Posted on March 18, 2010 by Hesta van der Westhuizen

    Financial planner Hesta van der Westhuizen tells you why it is a good idea to insure your bond when buying

  • Benefits of an Antenuptial contract

    Posted on March 17, 2010 by Andrea Goldman - attorney

    Your wedding is one day but your marriage is forever. Attorney Andrea Goldman outlines the benefits of an Antenuptial contract.

  • Save money: make your stuff last longer

    Posted on March 11, 2010 by Karin Iten - Managing Editor, Investment Academy

    Simple tricks to extend the life of your stuff â?? and save money while doing itI donâ??t know if youâ??ve

  • When your parents have left retirement saving too late

    Posted on March 2, 2010 by Karin Muller: Sanlam Personal Finance

    Unfortunately many South Africans leave saving for retirement too late. This means that once they stop working, they donâ??t have

  • Rainy day women: are you sticking to your saving resolution?

    Posted on March 1, 2010 by Contributor

    Although the festive season is now a distant memory, the repercussions are always heavy on the purse strings, particularly in

  • The 2010 Budget speech translated

    Posted on February 18, 2010 by Contributor

    In response to the 2010 Budget speech, Anton Gildenhuys, chief executive of Sanlam Personal Finance, has formulated a concise and

  • Shop around for insurance and save big

    Posted on February 16, 2010 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

    Shopping around has just saved me R500 a month on my car and household insurance premiums.January is the time when

  • Financial success tips for 2010

    Posted on January 4, 2010 by Hesta van der Westhuizen

    Another year is upon us, and we assume that you have a list of New Yearâ??s resolutions like losing weight,

  • The journey to wealth

    Posted on November 26, 2009 by Karin Muller, Head of Topaz Solutions, Sanlam

    Throughout life, there are specific life stages that bring with them very specific financial needs. To guarantee financial wellbeing at

  • Year-end bonus: quick fix or long-term financial aid?

    Posted on November 18, 2009 by Capitec Bank

    While talks of the global credit crunch and recession have dominated headlines all year, the possibility of receiving an end-of-year

  • How to have festive fun without overspending

    Posted on November 5, 2009 by Capitec Bank

    Between all those party invitations and gifts to buy for family and friends, the urge to splurge in the run-up

  • Saving money: your questions answered

    Posted on October 29, 2009 by Capitec Bank

    Carl Fischer of Capitec Bank answers questions on the difference between saving for short or long term.Question: What is the