Neesa Moodley has been a financial journalist for more than 15 years, of which the majority has been spent writing about personal finance issues. She is deeply passionate about empowering people to manage their money so that they maximise the opportunities available to them.

Private equity faces some challenges in 2019

But stability of returns during difficult times increases its attractiveness.

Crypto assets in South Africa: how safe are you?

Proposed regulation on the right track, and what to watch out for in the meantime.

The best way to finance your car

Six financing scenarios for a vehicle priced at R200 000 show how short-term ease of repayment can translate into substantial pain later.

Bank takes a big bite out of Discovery’s profits

One of five new initiatives as group builds ‘the world’s largest and most sophisticated behavioural platform linked to financial services’.

Yoco disrupts payments, now eyeing small business finance

New kid on the payment-devices block set to disrupt the credit business.

Commuter costs set to rise as fuel taxes accelerate

RAF deficit largely a result of claims awarded but not paid.

Funds for NHI to be redirected to improving health services

Negligence claims against health departments skyrocketed to more than R80bn in March 2018.

Alternative investment universe expands with two new funds

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Vehicle finance: The cost of balloon-payment contracts

They allow for lower monthly payments, but the ‘residual value’ – the portion of the capital amount of the loan that will be paid later – can hit where it hurts.

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