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INVESTMENT: Insurance for small businesses

It’s a known fact that insurance is one of the most neglected small-business responsibilities, and not having insurance can create immense complications with your assets. Moxima Gama gives some reasons why a small business should cover itself.

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INVESTMENT: The phenomenal growth of Trustco

In the 25 September 2014 issue of Finweek, we take a look at the investment landscape of Namibia. This article focuses on the success story of Trustco Group Holdings Ltd.

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Finweek Quiz #40

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ECONOMY: Consumers relieved over stable interest rates

Increasing debt levels in South Africa require roughly 76% of household income. This is why highly indebted South Africans are very pleased with the unchanged interest rate, announced on the 18th of September 2014.

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PROPERTY: Stable repo rate good news for housing market

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to keep the repo rate stable is good news, particularly for mortgage-dependent homeowners and aspirant home buyers. Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property Group explains further.

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MARKET SNIPPET: 19 September 2014

Mabyanine Phiri explains how the slow growth in the South African economy, together with the depreciating exchange rate, are among the factors contributing to the the decision to keep rates unchanged. All this and more in today’s Market Snippet.

Women and money

SAVING SAVVY: Five habits of women with financial flair

Every woman can be financially savvy with the right mindset, a good plan and the ability to say no. In this article, FNB’s Eunice Sibiya offers five tips to help you take control of your financial future in August.

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BLOG: One Rand Man #3

The One Rand Man only has R240 left for the rest of the month. With a budget of R40 per day, will he see the 31st with a few coins left in his pocket?

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Finance for non-financial sorts: A company’s moat

This is a new series prepared by Finweek that aims to unpack financial jargon in an easy-to-understand and accessible format. Instead of making accounting dry and boring, we show readers how to apply it to their businesses and investments.

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Finance for non-financial sorts: Record or evaluate?

This is a new series prepared by Finweek that aims to unpack financial jargon in an easy-to-understand and accessible format. Instead of making accounting dry and boring, we show readers how to apply it to their businesses and investments.