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Share trading via your bank

Share trading used to be the playground of the rich, inaccessible to the ordinary man but today you can invest in shares through your bank in a simple transaction. We looked at what the four big banks offer you by way of share trading. First National Bank seems to be ahead of the pack in…

How your marital contract affects you

Getting engaged is a momentous occasion and brings with it the excitement of planning your wedding. However, before you make that commitment, there are a few “ifs and buts” you need to consider, such as your marital contract and how it affects you in future. There are three different marital contracts: in community of property,…

Your personal loan checklist

We’re at the beginning of a rising interest rate cycle, so you could be forgiven if you are feeling a little cash-strapped. Or maybe you can’t wait six months to pave your driveway and the idea of a personal loan is becoming increasingly tempting? Stop. Before you race off to the nearest bank or micro…