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Read our latest news here. Lamna is unique in South Africa in that it monetises the value of personal assets for clients. We accept a wide range of valuables as collateral for immediate short-term loans.

How to Get a Private Loan

The term “private loan” generally refers to a small, short-term loan, or to a loan from a source other than a financial institution. For example, it might be a loan from your company, a peer-to-peer loan or a loan from a friend or family member.

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Lack of funding means SMEs can’t create jobs

According to the National Development Plan, SMEs are the solution to SAs unemployment problem. But without funding, business owners can't expand enough to create jobs. Charles Meyerowitz, CEO of Lamna, speaks to Moneyline. via...

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Securing Your Valuables in a South African Household

According to the latest crime statistics, more than 686 homes are burgled in South Africa every day. With this type of unrelenting crime, it's worth taking some extra precautions to protect valuable belongings. Of course, the safety of people always comes first. Our...

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Same-Day Loans

Unexpected expenses crop up all the time. For example, geysers burst, roof leaks need fixing, cars break down and have to be repaired and medical or dental emergencies have to be dealt with. Typically, there's no option to pay off these kinds of expenses in...

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10 of Patek Philippe’s Most Extraordinary Watches

Founded in 1851 in Switzerland, Patek Philippe is one of the world's leading manufacturers of luxury watches. Here we look at ten of the most extraordinary watches the company has ever produced. Sky Moon Tourbillon 6002G The Sky Moon Tourbillon features a sky blue...

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Easy Loans: Do They Exist?

An increasing number of South Africans are struggling to make ends meet. All of us are facing a sluggish economy, interest rate hikes, currency volatility, widespread unemployment, high inflation and rising water and electricity rates. According to the World Bank,...

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When Art is an Investment: Top Tips for Buyers

One of the best ways to create wealth is to invest in different types of assets. Stocks, bonds and property are, by conventional wisdom, "must haves" in any portfolio. In a quest for potentially hefty long-term returns, some smart investors also collect works by...

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Tax Calendar for S.A. Businesses and Individuals

Whether you pay tax for your business, as an individual or both, it's all too easy to miss important submission deadlines – and this can result in hefty penalties. To make life simpler, we've outlined all the key SARS tax dates. Provisional tax Individuals who earn...

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5 Advantages of Asset-Based Lending

The financial meltdown in 2008 led banks worldwide to tighten their lending policies, and this means more and more people are looking for alternative forms of funding. One result is that asset-based lending has become a mainstream option for anyone with valuable...

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