Meaningful fiscal improvement unlikely to be revealed by upcoming Budget, says Old Mutual Investment Group

19 Feb 2019
The upcoming Budget speech is set to be dominated by details on Government’s plans to support an ailing Eskom, with the looming threat of a further downgrade by Moody’s. 

End of the tax year crept up on you?

13 Feb 2019
With the end of the 2018/2019 tax year fast approaching, South Africans are encouraged to take advantage of annual tax-free savings and retirement annuity limits to maximise their tax savings. However, with close to 1 in 3 metropolitan working South Africans unable to handle a financial emergency of R10 000, this option is unfortunately a pipe dream for many. 

Shockproof your household budget

11 Feb 2019
Making ends meet at the end of the month and managing your finances in a weak economy is as tough as an obstacle course these days. Reviewing and adjusting your household budget once a year like the Minister of Finance can make it a lot easier.

New World Advice

28 Jan 2019
The rise of customer centricity and lifestyle financial planning.

How to review 2018 and what to do differently in 2019

23 Jan 2019
In the world of saving and investing, the “rear view mirror is always clearer than the windshield”, as Warren Buffett is credited to have said.  Although this is often true, it’s also true that hindsight can provide valuable perspective on your money situation and help you formulate a realistic plan for the financial year ahead, believes Priya Naicker, Head of Strategic Retail Marketing at Old Mutual Personal Finance.

Get your savings priorities right in 2019

9 Jan 2019
Your child is a big part of your life, make their education savings a part of your financial plan. 

Financial Inclusion in SA: How do we get there?

7 Jan 2019
While National Savings Month in July throws the spotlight on the financial behaviour of the nation, the legacy of financial exclusion is far-reaching and its broader implications for the future of South Africa need to be addressed.