Industry News

5 tips for saving for your child’s education

January 18th, 2018

A recent Discovery paper shows that the average cost of private schooling can easily top R1.5 million per child. Phase of school Number of years Cost of each year Crèche 3 R30 000 Pre-primary 2 R60 000 Primary 7 R90 000 High 5 R100 000 Tertiary* 4 R45 000 Tertiary residence 4 R25 000 * […]

12 months of smart money moves

January 16th, 2018

A new year does not only present us with the task of remembering to put down the correct date, but also with another chance for us to get more things right. Our lives and livelihoods hinge on two critical pillars – our finances and professions. Twelve months is enough time for you to make your […]

Money goals for 2018

January 2nd, 2018

As a rather difficult investment year has come to an end, many investors may simply want to forget the many events that affected market performance and consequently portfolio values – locally and globally – and not think about money until a new year dawns. However, there is no better time to take a hard look […]

How to keep your spending under control over the holidays

December 22nd, 2017

“There appears to be no discouraging South Africa’s debt-addled populace, who remain enthusiastically committed to spending, largely thanks to the prevalence of store and credit cards, which allow consumers to rack up debts with relative ease,” says Nthabiseng Moloi, the head of marketing and brand at insurer MiWay.   The result of this overspending is […]