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How to earn money with your side hustle

How to earn money with your side hustle

By Anja van den Berg Thousands of people who are employed full-time also have an outside source of income beyond their day job, according to a recent Deloitte survey ─ and many more are at least contemplating the possibility. The Deloitte survey of millennial and generation Z workers showed that nearly two-thirds of respondents would consider a side gig to  … Read more

The secrets of saving

The secrets of saving

We as South Africans love spending money. Statistics show that we are some of the worst savers in the world. According to the financial service group Sanlam, working South Africans save only 15% of their income while our saving rate as a nation is a mere 3%. The percentage of all domestic incomes spent on consumer items and living costs  … Read more

Things to look out for when buying a second-hand car

Things to look out for when buying a second-hand car

By Nico Strydom For many people buying a vehicle is one of the biggest purchases they will make in their lifetime and it is therefore essential to be careful and thorough in order to avoid a lot of inconvenience and to save money. Because of the number of vehicles stolen in South Africa every year, it could happen that the  … Read more

My spouse is wasting our joint estate

My spouse is wasting our joint estate

by Sanette Viljoen The facts: John receives an email that he has inherited millions of rands from a distant relative from oversea. He withdraws all his money from his bank account and pays it over to this person to get this “inheritance”. Later he also withdraws the money from his wife’s account and takes out a loan in their names  … Read more

Avoid these common mistakes when taking out funeral cover

Avoid these common mistakes when taking out funeral cover

Anja van den Berg Death sometimes comes when we least expect it. This means you may not have the money to cover funeral expenses, which is what makes funeral cover important. Funeral insurance is one of the simplest forms of insurance on the market in South Africa, yet it is possible to mess it up badly, says Paul Myeza, Chief  … Read more

RETIREMENT PLANNING

Recent research shows that only 4 out of every 100 professionals will be able to retire independently one day. Is your current retirement annuity adequate? How can you make extra provision for your golden years? Solidarity Financial Services offer excellent advice that will help you to make provision for your own unique needs as well as those of your loved ones. Click here to find out more.

LIFE INSURANCE: INCOME PROTECTION AND DISABILITY COVER

No one wants to think about it but it is a reality that fate can strike at any day, minute or second. Therefore, before you even consider saving or investing money, you have to see to it that your current income is protected. Click here to read more.

SHORT TERM INSURANCE

What do you pay monthly for your car and household insurance? Are you satisfied with the service and benefits your current service provider offers? Are you not sure if you would have adequate cover should one of your valuable possessions be stolen or damaged? Let us review your current insurance profile and in so doing you can save loads of time, money and effort!

INVESTMENT ADVICE AND REVIEW OF YOUR EXISTING PORTFOLIO

Are you in two minds about buying that beach cottage or rather investing those extra rands? Solidarity Financial Services offers members excellent, professional and thoroughly researched investment advice.

Debt counselling is a process that was introduced by the National Credit Act to assist consumers who have high debt levels and are in trouble. The aim of debt counselling is to restructure debt and establish a repayment plan that is supported by creditors or that is found by the court to be fair in the circumstances.

In other words, it is a form of rehabilitation that carries on in a structured manner until a consumer’s debt levels return to “normal” and he/she can function normally like any other consumer who controls his/her debt levels.


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If you are interested in such a service the drafting of a will is one of the many services Solidarity offers, and Solidarity will also handle your estate after death.


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WHAT WILL A NEW VEHICLE COST?

Although buying or selling a car is exciting, some people experience this as pretty traumatic. They struggle to decide which model they should choose and how to get financing, and find the paper work attached to a transaction problematic. Solidarity Financial Services will attempt to provide information that will make things so much easier for you. Click here to calculate the cost of a new vehicle.

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