ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Go big or go home – lessons for entrepreneurs

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At what point in your new business should you accept reality and start from the beginning? Finweek unpacks the issues around entrepreneurial turning points and the important lessons they hold for entrepreneurs.

Finweek Quiz #36


After a short break, the Finweek quiz is back! Test your general knowledge for a chance to win a hamper consisting of a ‘Freakonomics’ DVD as well as a Finweek T-shirt and key ring.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Risking your way out of the nine-to-five

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How does one make real money in the current South African economy? Bruce Whitfield explains.

LIFE: How to find a golf pro


People serious about improving their golf game need to consider the following in finding a coach that has the training and experience to weed out your bad habits. We take a closer look.

START-UP: Meeting Justin Coetzee

Justin Coetzee

Justin Coetzee, founder of GoMetro – a mobile information service for Metrorail commuters – is one of a small handful of South African entrepreneurs in the smart city sector. Blair Burmeister talked to him about this exciting new venture.

CEO WATCH: Satrix’s Helena Conradie

Satrix CEO Helena Conradie

Helena Conradie took over the reins as CEO of passive investment house Satrix in November 2013. In the 28 August edition of Finweek, we talk to Conradie about her new role and the strong competition from etfsa.co.za and newcomer EasyEquities.

INSIGHT: SA graduates confident about workplace


According to a recent study conducted by PPS, South African students are optimistic about entering the workplace. We take a closer look.

MONEY: Saving for the next generation is a big deal


Imagine bringing your child into the adult financial world, completely financially independent. We look at why it’s so important to start educating your child about saving from a young age.

RETIREMENT: Do not fear retirement fund reforms


There have been rumours circulating that retirement fund members’ savings will be locked up, taken or used elsewhere, this is simply not true. All fears surrounding this issue should be alleviated. We take a closer look at the new proposed retirement reforms.