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Insurance in your rented home

Insurance in your rented home

Last updated on 29 July 2022 Insurance in your rented home: what are the responsibilities of the tenant and the property owner?

Tax-free investment

5 Guidelines to Select the Right Tax-Free Savings Account

Opening a tax-free savings account (TFSA) should be the first port of call for any first-time investor, but how do you choose which TFSA is right for you? Wessel Brand, Portfolio Manager at Sygnia Asset Management, has the answer.

Buying a new car

Buying a new car

I’m looking at buying a new car sometime in the next year or two as mine is over 10 years old and not as comfortable as I’d like. In fact, my partner and I have started doing more road trips…

Business bank accounts

Business bank accounts

Last updated on 14 February 2022 If you’re read my post on how to run a side hustle you’d probably remember that I speak about opening a separate bank account for your business. This is quite easy and affordable if…

Universal branch code

Universal branch codes

In the past we used to always have to know our individual bank branch code in order to receive payments from people. These days though all banks use a universal branch code which means that we just provide our account…

FIRE in South Africa

FIRE in South Africa

Last updated on 4 March 2022 If you’re following any personal finance blogs and accounts, you’ve probably heard of the FIRE movement. That is, Financially Independent, Retire Early. You have probably wondered whether it’s really possible to FIRE in South…