Is it cheaper to buy or to rent?

Is it cheaper to buy or to rent?

00000 Property ownership is a numbers game BY: RHYS DYER TURBULET MARKET aside, owning a home has never been more affordable or attractive. Defying the status quo and spurred on by the low interest rates, there’s currently a huge buzz around whether it is cheaper to...
Five money principles to live by

Five money principles to live by

00000 The basics always make sense BY: ANEESA RAZACK and MATHLODI LETEANE MONEY MATTERS and finances continue to be a widely talked-about subject. The pandemic has not only been onerous and taxing on everyone’s lives, but it has also created undue financial pressure...
Cut your 2021 tax bill now!

Cut your 2021 tax bill now!

00000 How to reduce your personal tax liability before 28 February 2021 BY: VIV GOVENDER  AS WE approach yet another tax year-end, many South Africans are again thinking about ways to minimise their tax liabilities. While the wealthiest individuals can use...
Plan well to end well

Plan well to end well

00000 Five steps to leaving a remarkable legacy BY: HILARY DUDLEY DESPITE THE inevitability of your death, the subject of what happens after you’re gone is all too often ignored. Rather than leaving matters to chance (or the courts), estate planning should be seen as...
Rental property: Hitting the sweet spot

Rental property: Hitting the sweet spot

00000 How to set appropriate rental rates for current market conditions By: SHANAAZ TRETHEWEY IT IS no secret that many industries have been hit hard by the 2020 pandemic, with the rental industry being particularly vulnerable. As tenants’ income became unpredictable,...