Not all loans are bad - home loans, student loans and loans to start a business are some cases when borrowing is good for your financial health.
12 Mar 2013
Home buyers should take note of the monthly administration fee charged on the loan, home insurance costs and loan cancellation penalty fees.
11 Mar 2013
Having a deposit when buying a home will improve your chances of bond approval, lower your payments and help you negotiate a better interest rate.
27 Feb 2013
When investing, choose companies that can produce reliable income streams and will be resilient to unexpected events, also pick offshore equities.
26 Feb 2013
Applying for home loan finance isn’t just about how much money you earn, rather it is how much you can afford, according to home loans bankers.
12 Feb 2013
If you’re thinking about buying a home, get your financial affairs in order as soon as possible. You need a clean credit record to get a home loan.
07 Feb 2013
As a result of their different approach to investing and their temperaments, female investors also produce more consistent and persistent results.
18 Jan 2013
Before taking on debt, make sure you understand the true cost of borrowing and payment conditions attached to any loans, says the Credit Ombud.
15 Jan 2013
If you spend R100 weekly on movies, think about the compound interest you will earn in the long run if you invest R400 monthly. Read these tips...
10 Jan 2013
Aspirant homeowners need to save more towards a deposit to avoid the disappointment of home loan applications being declined or banks giving less.
08 Jan 2013
Home loan applications from High Net Worth Individuals can also be turned down – it is not only low income earners whose applications are rejected.
03 Jan 2013
Although New Year’s resolutions are difficult to keep, there is one that can really deliver enough financial benefits to homeowners. Here is how...
02 Jan 2013
There are huge time and cost savings for those property owners who are prepared to pay a little more into their home loan each month.
02 Jan 2013
Homeowners can reduce the term of their home loan and the total that they pay with careful budgeting and clever tricks. Get some tips...
21 Dec 2012
By establishing a credit history and favourable credit record, consumers ensure their best possible chance of bond approval. Get some tips...
10 Dec 2012
Consumers need to be aware of how they spend money over the festive season if they want to begin the New Year in a financially sound position.
05 Dec 2012
Investing a tax refund of R5k each year and earning 12 percent on it annually could amount to R360k in 20 years. Read this advice...
29 Nov 2012
Investing in physical property or indirectly via shares in a property loan stock can be rewarding if properly planned and managed.
29 Nov 2012
The deadline for submitting VAT returns via eFiling for Homeowners' Associations, has recently been clarified by SARS.
16 Nov 2012
It may seem unnecessary that someone worth millions would need to engage in retirement planning in the way a person of more modest means would.
08 Nov 2012