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Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) HOT or NOT?

Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) HOT or NOT?

Welcome back readers, to the second column of the Tax-Saving South African, where I walk with you in your personal finance journey through a range of financial themes twice a month.

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Save now, smile later

Save now, smile later

July is marked as South Africa’s national savings month by the South African Savings Institute. The initiative serves as an awareness campaign because South Africans have a very low savings ratio

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Retirement Annuities (RAs): a step by step process

Retirement Annuities (RAs): a step by step process

If you are, like me, new to the tax saving game, this bi-weekly series called The Tax Saving South African will be helpful to navigate various tax-free saving options in a step-by-step process.

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The ETF Monthly Review: June 2018

The ETF Monthly Review: June 2018

Welcome to this month’s ETF Review, a neat update of market news affecting ETFs, as well as a set of favourite funds chosen by the Intellidex team. EasyEquities and Intellidex are collaborating to bring you the latest insights on ETFs, the ideal equity investment medium for tax-free savings accounts

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Talking tax with Classic Business

Talking tax with Classic Business

Classic Business Tax Feature with Collin Anthony

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Transfers between providers finally kick in

Transfers between providers finally kick in

Tax-free savings account (TFSA) holders will be able to switch between providers from 1 March.

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The 2018 FM Guide to Tax-free Savings

The 2018 FM Guide to Tax-free Savings

In case you missed it, stress no more!

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Investing to buy a car? A simple plan to ensure you can afford that flashy new ride

Investing to buy a car? A simple plan to ensure you can afford that flashy new ride

Ask any investor or advisor about buying a car and the answer is usually “a car is not and investment but a liability.”

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ETF Review: Spotlight on the Ashburton Inflation ETF

ETF Review: Spotlight on the Ashburton Inflation ETF

The politically seismic events that recently occurred in Zimbabwe serve as a strong reminder of the importance of protecting investments against inflation.

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ETF Review: Spotlight on the Sygnia Itrix S&P 500

ETF Review: Spotlight on the Sygnia Itrix S&P 500

Intellidex | 29 November 2017 Every week Intellidex reviews an ETF fund for EasyEquities. See previous reviews we’ve done here. Sygnia introduced four new ETFs to the JSE at the end of last month: Itrix S&P 500; Itrix Global Property ETF;

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Sygnia’s Itrix ETFs: Same products, lower fees

Sygnia’s Itrix ETFs: Same products, lower fees

Low fees and broad market exposure – it’s small wonder that exchange traded funds (ETFs) have seen a meteoric rise in popularity.

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Sygnia’s 4th Industrial Revolution Global Equity Fund packs a punch with an incredible 41.81% return

Sygnia’s 4th Industrial Revolution Global Equity Fund packs a punch with an incredible 41.81% return

Sygnia | 3 November 2017 The Sygnia 4th Industrial Revolution Global Equity Fund recently celebrated its one year anniversary by giving investors a very special gift – a Rand return of 41.81% after fees.  That is 13.38% higher than the

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Compare interest rates for TFSA cash deposits

Compare interest rates for TFSA cash deposits

The interest rates on offer by banks for cash deposits in TFSAs are surprisingly diverse, with Nedbank offering the highest rates for small sums.

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Early retirement: pipe dream or attainable?

Early retirement: pipe dream or attainable?

Nonhlanhla Kunene | 13 October Long hours in traffic, a high-pressure work environment and the hours you’ve had to put in to maintain that middle-class existence you’ve given your blood, sweat and tears to achieve, leaving you with little time

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Thinking of retiring abroad? Check out the pros & cons of international retirement funds

Thinking of retiring abroad? Check out the pros & cons of international retirement funds

Nonhlanhla Kunene Under a different political and economic climate, South Africa’s exit from its technical recession should have, and perhaps would have, been received with a tinge of hope and glimmer of renewed optimism. Instead, the news came and went

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