| 'SA should enforce pension saving plan'

South Africa should adopt an Australian-type retirement programme to safeguard long-term savings, say industry experts. | Sars may leave no good deed unpunished

Don't make the mistake of thinking that the money your company spends on social upliftment is automically tax deductible. | How not to be safe and sorry

Another rate cut, another sign that a fixed-interest investment may be a bad place to be right now. But many investors remain unconvinced. | SA faces savings disaster: expert

South Africa faces "social disaster" if people allow financial pressure to interfere with their savings goals, an expert warns. | Agri futures

Meanwhile, back on the farm - a thriving trade in agri futures. | Preference shares

Holders get high and steady income. | Hedge funds

A properly diversified portfolio needs some exposure to hedge funds, but negative perceptions remain a problem. | Private investments

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