INVESTMENT: Hedge funds poised to take on unit trusts in SA

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Hedge funds in South Africa are now classified as collective investment schemes. The change paves the way for South Africa to attract large retail interest.

ENTREPRENEUR: Create benchmarks for business

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Entrepreneurs should be aware of their business’ worth. Kobus Engelbrecht advises entrepreneurs on how to evaluate their business’ value.

MONEY: Students can learn to transform their money savvy


Mechanisms that create a culture of good spending habits in students need to be put in place. Students must learn a new relationship with money, says Charlotte Smit of Eduloan.

PROPERTY: The real deal on real estate

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Finding one’s way through the real estate market can be daunting due to the uncertainties of the current market.

OPINION: How to wreck your career


Annelize van Rensburg of Talent Africa explains how irresponsible behaviour at work could end your career.

INVESTMENT: Opportunities within business rescue

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For a business rescue plan to work, there should be a degree of financial support to assist with the recovery.

PRO PICK – Standard Bank shaping up after turnaround


Standard Bank may have made some mistakes in its growth strategy in times past, but it has learnt its lesson and switched to a focused strategy, writes Portfolio Manager at Momentum Asset Management Louis Chetty.

LIFE: Comrades Marathon insurance tips


Runners should ensure they have adequate insurance cover before they tie their shoelaces to tackle the Comrades Marathon, says Gari Dombo of Alexander Forbes Insurance.

INSIGHT: Where will you be when the interest rate music stops?


It is better to wait for better investment opportunities given the current interest rate.

MONEY 101: The golden rules of debt management


When it comes to debt management there are a few golden tips you should know. Finweek contributor Kristia van Heerden speaks to top certified financial planners who provide a debt cheat sheet.