Guiding consumers since 2009

Weekly Wrap Up: 13-17 September 2010

By Staff Writer

Monday: UIF claims on the rise 

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) of South Africa is preparing for more claims as further job losses are expected in 2010.

Tuesday: Women are a bigger risk when it comes to ID theft

Because women carry everything from their IDs to their wallets in their handbags, they are a bigger risk for ID fraud.

Wednesday: Life Insurance is for life, don't expect to buy out of it

When you take out life cover, you should be committed for the long haul because a life policy is not designed to be surrendered.  


Thursday: Moody's warn that constant strike action could be damaging to SA's reputation

Economists with Moody's Investor Services have warned that constant strike action in South Africa could severely tarnish South Africa's reputation. 

Friday:What will South Africans spend their tax rebates on?

 In a recent poll, run by us here at Justmoney.co.za, more than 50% said to pay off debts

Recent Articles

Featured Are you entitled to your spouse’s pension after divorce?

Divorce means more than just parting ways with your partner. It may also involve parting ways with your assets. The Divorce Act states that your retirement fund forms part of your assets. This means that it will be considered when dividing up your assets.

Retrenched – what payments are you entitled to?

In the current struggling economic climate, retrenchments are a regular occurrence and not everyone survives the cut. If you find yourself on the receiving end of retrenchment you may have questions about the payments that are due to you.

Do you want to settle your debt?

You may be considering settling your credit account, whether it’s a credit card or various store accounts, now may be as good a time as any. This especially if you have saved, or you received a tax return or salary bonus. 

Can you afford a personal loan?

Taking out new debt is not always a choice. However, if you’re not pressed by a medical emergency or an unforeseen disaster, it’s worthwhile considering whether you can actually afford it. But what does it mean to “be able to afford a personal loan”? What percentage of your income should you not exceed dedicating to it? 

Deals

Eat for less on Tuesdays at Panarotti’s

Price: R59.99
When: Tuesdays
Where: Nationwide

Get discounts with Clicks ClubCard Seniors Programme

Price: Available on request
When: Daily
Where: Nationwide

Amani Spa Voucher Special

Price: R1000
When: Daily
Where: Cape Town, Jhb, and Port Elizabeth