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This is how South Africans plan to get through their retirement years

This is how South Africans plan to get through their retirement years

Sanlam has released its annual retirement Benchmark Survey for 2017, focusing on the financial wellness of employees in South Africa.

Banking, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 28 May, 2017
What you need to know about fixtures and fittings when you sell your property

What you need to know about fixtures and fittings when you sell your property

When it comes to time to put your property on the market, sellers are not always aware of the rules around fixtures and fittings and what stays and what goes, says Gerhard van der Linde, a managing director at Seeff.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 27 May, 2017
How much South Africa’s rich have ‘suffered’ since 2011

How much South Africa’s rich have ‘suffered’ since 2011

On average, income per person in South Africa is estimated to have recorded very modest growth of 0.4% in real terms from 2011 to 2016, according to new earnings trend data from Standard Bank.

Banking, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2017
Top Cape Town hotel closes swimming pool amid water crisis

Top Cape Town hotel closes swimming pool amid water crisis

The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront has closed its swimming pool due to the proposed level 4 water restrictions from the City of Cape Town.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2017
How these 6 types of debt affect middle-class South Africans

How these 6 types of debt affect middle-class South Africans

Debt management firm, Debt Rescue says that middle class South Africans have been feeling the economic downturn for some time, with petrol and electricity price hikes, along with spiralling food costs leaving many in a debt bind.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2017
Massive increase in people wanting to leave South Africa – and the countries they want to move to

Massive increase in people wanting to leave South Africa – and the countries they want to move to

Arton Capital says it has experienced a ‘substantial increase’ in the number of South Africans looking for a plan B since president Jacob Zuma’s most recent cabinet reshuffle.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 23 May, 2017
Salaries in South Africa: the gap between Joburg vs Cape Town vs Durban

Salaries in South Africa: the gap between Joburg vs Cape Town vs Durban

The latest CareerJunction salary index for 2017 has revealed how salaries compare in jobs offered in Joburg, Cape Town and Durban across 10 major sectors in South Africa.

Finance, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 22 May, 2017
3 beach suburbs in Cape Town that are still ‘affordable’ investment options

3 beach suburbs in Cape Town that are still ‘affordable’ investment options

Seeff property group highlights three areas in the Mother City that are still considered ‘affordable’ investment options.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 22 May, 2017
South African time-share industry under threat for “disgusting” treatment of customers

South African time-share industry under threat for “disgusting” treatment of customers

The National Consumer Commission has launched a massive inquiry into South Africa’s time-share industry, with Commissioner Ebrahim Mohamed calling current industry practices “disgusting”.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 19 May, 2017
These are the hottest areas to invest in property in Cape Town right now

These are the hottest areas to invest in property in Cape Town right now

Although the City of Cape Town has seen some cooling off in average house price growth in recent quarters, at 14.1% year-on-year the market still remains very strong.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 18 May, 2017
Biggest salary increases in South Africa: 2016 vs 2017

Biggest salary increases in South Africa: 2016 vs 2017

The latest CareerJunction salary index for 2017 has revealed how much is being offered for jobs across 10 major sectors in South Africa – and how these salaries compare to last year.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 17 May, 2017
How much you can save by paying just R300 extra into your home loan each month

How much you can save by paying just R300 extra into your home loan each month

BetterLife Home Loans says that while most home loans are approved with a 20-year repayment term, paying even just a little extra each month can shave years off your arrangement.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 16 May, 2017
Bad news for coastal town property prices in SA

Bad news for coastal town property prices in SA

Data from FNB shows a slowing in year-on-year growth in South Africa’s ‘holiday towns’ having outperformed the national index by a considerable margin.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 15 May, 2017
SA firm cashes in on South Africa’s biggest property trend

SA firm cashes in on South Africa’s biggest property trend

Balwin continues to cash in on the trend in South Africa’s property industry for sectional-title residential estate living, after reporting a 30% rise in revenue for the year ended February 2017.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 15 May, 2017
Government plans to track all South Africans who leave the country for longer than 3 months: report

Government plans to track all South Africans who leave the country for longer than 3 months: report

Government is looking at a forced registration for South African citizens who plan to be out of the country for longer than three months.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 15 May, 2017
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