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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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INVESTMENT: Profits are made at a time of economic and political unrest

The foreign exchange or the forex market is the biggest and most active financial market in the world. With the forex market being such a global and interconnected marketplace, events from all corners of the globe can have an immediate effect on exchange rates and currency values. We look at the effects.

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TED TUESDAY: Let’s take a walk

Imagine if your next meeting was a walking meeting. What would a little bit of fresh air and a fresh perspective do for your ability to make sound decisions? Today’s TED inspiration comes from Nolifer Merchant, author and business innovator. In just three minutes, she makes a case for walking more and sitting less in order to transform your business.

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MARKET SNIPPET: 29 July 2014

To get your daily fix on all things related to global market movements, tune in to Finweek.com for a snippet of what the experts have to say.

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MONEY: How relevant are emergency funds?

Life’s little accidents always seem to happen at the most inappropriate times, this is why it is important to have an emergency fund. Studies have shown that people without emergency funds tend to make unnecessary debt. We look at the purpose of having access to extra money for emergencies.

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NEWS: Total sells assets to Exxaro

Total gas has signed an agreement with Exxaro for the sale of its 100% stake in Total Coal South Africa (TCSA), its coal-producing affiliate in South Africa. We take a closer look.

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PROPERTY: Wealthy on the increase

Have you ever heard of ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWIs)? Andrew Golding from Pam Golding Property gives some insight on how the super rich in SA are growing and making even more money.

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BLOG: One Rand Man #2

July is National Savings Month and while the rest of us will spend the month feeling guilty over how little we save, one Capetonian will put his money where his mouth is… in R1 coins. Follow the One Rand Man’s journey right here every week with a blog about his experience.

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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.

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Finance for non-financial sorts: Accounting CSI

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