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The Times Tip of the Week

By Staff Writer

 

Tip of the Week
The Times, 24 October, 2007


Need some good free advice about your personal finances? Try clicking on the new independent site justmoney.co.za. You can compare:

Bank charges and fees to find a cheaper account;


Credit cards to find the lowest debit interest rates;


Savings accounts to find the highest-earning account;


Mortgage quotes from an independent broker to find the cheapest home loan from more than 10 lenders;


Vehicle and home insurance quotes from up to five different insurers; and


Quotes for personal loans from a panel of different companies.


Users can also get quotes and guidance on other financial services including debt consolidation, retirement planning and investments, and life and travel insurance.


http://www.thetimes.co.za/Business/Money/Article.aspx?id=591494

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