PROPERTY: A plan of action for your new home

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You’ve moved into your new house, now all you have to do is make it a home. CEo of Remax, Adrian Goslett advises.

PROPERTY: The science of Gearing

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Why does gearing make property investment attractive? Bill Rawson, chairman of Rawson properties explains how increasing the size of your investment increases your returns.

MARKET SNIPPET: 27 March 2015

- Mabyanine Phiri – Portfolio Associate: ACM Gold & Forex Trading

Reserve Bank is hinting on taking a more hawkish stance on policy. Find out more in the Market Snippet.

MONEY: An app to simplify international money transfers

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Riovic, an app that enable family members, friends and business partners to send and receive money globally in real-time is the brain child of founders Phiwa Nkambule and Naledi Mokoena.

LIFE: Local fashion design boosted by Spree

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South Africa online store, Spree has focussed on supporting local fashion designers and making them more accessible to the masses through eCommerce.

PROPERTY: Consistent repo rate good news for households

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It was decided at the second Monetary Policy Committee meeting of 2015 that the interest rate would hold at its current level. This means that the prime lending rate will remain at 9.25% and the repo rate will remain at 5.75%.

MANAGEMENT: Customers are not always right

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Contrary to popular belief, the customer is not always right. Finweek contributor Moxima Gama gives tips on how to manage these situations politely.

LIFE: SA fast becoming a competitive travel destination

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South Africa is becoming a popular global, travel destination. Favourable exchange rates and global events make South Africa a hotspot for tourists.

MANAGEMENT: Tips to keep data safe in the cloud

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Having credible cloud software doesn’t mean you can slack on information security. Steven Cohen gives tips for you to protect your business from data security threats.

MONEY: Do home renovations affect your insurance policy?

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Before making home improvements, inform your insurers to make sure your insurance policy remains in effect during the period, says Bertus Visser of PSG Insure.