Latest articles on Tax Free Savings Accounts

A great new way to save money

The Tax Free Savings Account is designed to encourage a savings culture, without having to pay tax on the earned interest

Are tax-free savings accounts worth it?

It would benefit most South Africans to service their debts first

Understanding Tax-Free Savings Accounts

The TFSA was designed to encourage a savings culture

​Tax-Free Savings Accounts: the nitty-gritty

On average, investing in a TFSA saves 1% a year in costs compared to other investments

Regulatory changes will ramp up appeal of tax-free savings accounts

From March 1 South Africans can seamlessly transfer money between tax-free accounts

What are the savings statistics in South Africa?

All stand to benefit from TFSAs, but they really work best for novice investors

Take the first, simple step to financial wellbeing

Tax-free savings accounts strike a chord with many South Africans

​Make your money work for you

A reminder to consider the tax efficiency of certain savings vehicles

How to get SARS to subsidise your retirement

Investing in a retirement annuity delivers some tax relief on your contributions

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