When you're young, chances are that retirement is not on your mind. You have better things to think about. And who could blame you?
But when you approach retirement age, you start thinking more and more about how you'll spend your golden years, if you'll have enough money to get by, and how you can prepare yourself best for this period.... ››› more
September is here and you can already find more people in stores. This month comes with its own shopping deals, which you should take advantage of in order to save more money.
What type of merchandise should you consider buying this spring? Here are some of the best September deals.... ››› more
Investing in gold is a great way to give your portfolio some protection against the unknown. It acts like a kind of financial insurance.
So why should your portfolio have exposure to gold? What are the best ways to invest in gold? And what are the costs of holding gold?
Read on to find out what you need to know…... ››› more
Forex trading, or foreign exchange trading, involves trading on money.
This may sound like a strange concept at first glance, but there are lots of profit making opportunities for the savvy forex trader.
So what exactly is the forex market and forex trading?
Let's take a closer look…... ››› more
The rand took a slight knock on Friday as trade deficit figures showed that the key measure was worse than expected.
Growing tensions in Ukraine also led investors to retreat from riskier assets.
With the US markets closed today for a public holiday, analysts expect the rand to continue trading in its tight band.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on with the local currency…... ››› more
It's been a tough year for motorists, with the petrol price bearing the brunt of a weak rand. But it's good news for drivers on Wednesday.
The price of petrol will drop nearly 70c. The price of diesel will also drop.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on...... ››› more
If you're approaching retirement and still haven't started investing in your nest egg, don't be alarmed. You can still catch up and save enough money to live comfortably during retirement, as long as you take this process seriously and start saving now.
If you need help catching up on your retirement savings, here are four ways to grow your nest egg starting now.... ››› more
Good financial planning always includes having an emergency fund.
An emergency fund helps you be prepared for unknown future events, such as unexpected illness, a job loss, a car repair, or a quick home repair.... ››› more
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