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​The psychology of successful saving

You CAN save money if you just know how

Make the most of tax-free savings

Finance houses have moved quickly to offer tax-free products made possible by the minister.

SA’s poor save, one way or another

Most of their income is spent on transport and food, but formal and informal saving is a priority.

Rainy days, or a rosy view?

There is another side to the picture usually painted about how South Africans save.

The ups and downs of saving

Many South Africans struggle to balance the high cost of living with the urge to save for their futures.

The harsh reality of saving habits

Comment by the media and communications manager at The Banking Association South Africa.

Why South Africans need to support the national savings drive

Comment by the managing director of the Mass Foundation Cluster at Old Mutual.

From smart phones to positive futures

Comment by the product marketing actuary at Old Mutual.

From a culture of consumption to a culture of saving

Comment by the executive chairperson of the National Youth Development Agency.

The next generation – Savers or spenders?

The “next generation” requires an urgent shift in behaviour and attitude towards long term savings.

Youth, discipline and saving

Comment by chief director of financial investments and savings at the National Treasury.

Saving: a challenge for SA’s youth

Looking at the ways to motivate the youth to break the negative savings cycle in South Africa.

Investing for the long term

In May this year, social networking company Facebook held its initial public offering - considered the biggest in internet history.

Turning South Africa into a nation of savers

Financial experts believe that savings is a mindset that, once instilled, will see people put away more of their hard-earned money for retirement etc.

How savings empower us

South Africa has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the world's most economically unequal countries.

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