MONEY: Retirement or education?

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Should you save for your retirement, or for your child’s education? Here we weigh up the pros and cons of each option.

2015: Africa outlook

Paul Jooste

How will development on the continent affect the South African economy? Who will the big players be in 2015? Coface’s Paul Jooste gives an Africa outlook for 2015.

INVESTMENT: MMI gearing up for growth

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MMI Holdings is the result of the biggest merger ever in die domestic insurance sector, and the company continues to offer value for its investors, writes Tandisizwe Mahlutshana.

2015: World economic outlook

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Innocent Dutrio of Bain & Partners says while the players in the world economy will still be the same in 2015, their roles might change in the coming year.

Finweek Quiz #51


Welcome to this week’s edition of the Finweek quiz! Let’s see if you’ve kept up with current affairs over the past few days.

PROPERTY: The next generation is ready for the market

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Millennials are entering the South African property market at a rapid rate, says RE/MAX South Africa.

MONEY: Tomorrow versus today

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Why is it so hard to save, and how can we change our savings behaviour in 2015? We offer a few ideas.

INVESTMENT: Comair rising above a tough environment

Cover 25 September 2014

Comair CEO Erik Venter says that over and above improved aircraft efficiencies, much work has been done to improve passenger services and the Internet selling process as well as keeping prices competitive.

MONEY: Effective ways to use your credit card festively


The festive season is upon us and many South Africans will be heading off on holiday, enjoying family time and relaxation. While the next few weeks should be filled with rest and relaxation, FNB Credit Card suggests that South Africans use their credit cards to make their last minute holiday preparations less stressful. “Your credit […]

TAX: Amendments effective 2015

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Two new tax amendments take effect on 1 January 2015. The first relates to the deductibility of interest paid to a person who is not liable to tax in South Africa, the second relates to transfer pricing adjustments.