ECONOMY: What the Eurozone recovery means for SA

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New research from Grant Thornton reveals that Europe is recovering from economic problems caused by the sovereign debt crisis. This turnaround will hopefully stimulate increased trade with South Africa.

REAL ENTREPRENEUR: Edward Moshole’s Chem-Fresh

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From humble beginnings in Ga-Kgapane in Limpopo to African millionaire, Edward Moshole is working to turn his Chem-Fresh into a R15bn company by 2018. Here he shares his thoughts on company culture and the value of mentorship programmes.

INSIGHT: Mental illness is costing SA billions

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Untreated mental illness cost South Africa R28.2bn last year. 33% of the population will experience mental illness at some point, with 8.1% of South Africans suffering from anxiety disorders. With one psychiatrist and four psychologists per 100 000 South Africans and poor social infrastructure to support the mentally ill, our mental health is becoming a major business hurdle.

SAVING SAVVY: Five habits of women with financial flair

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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.

MARKET SNIPPET: 30 July 2014

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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.

MONEY: How to move your wealth abroad

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Moving abroad? Finweek spoke to Ryno Viljoen of cashkows.com, on the legal requirements of moving your financial assets to another country.

TED TUESDAY: Let’s take a walk

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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.

MARKET SNIPPET: 29 July 2014

Global markets

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.

MONEY: How relevant are emergency funds?

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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.

NEWS: Total sells assets to Exxaro

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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.