Finweek Quiz #40

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LIFE: Cognac dissected

Brandy

Getting into cognac drinking? A bottle of a special blend could set you back thousands. So, what makes a bottle worth so much? Finweek investigates.

PROPERTY: Prepare your home for summer

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With summer just around the corner, now is the time to prepare your home for the warmer months. Consider these useful tips to help keep your home cool and to save on energy costs.

LIFE: Irma Stern paintings to be sold in London

Irma STERN

It has been announced that Bonhams London are set to sell 11 paintings by legendary grand dame Irma Stern. The South African art sale will commence on 1 October 2014. Get all the details here.

LIFE: Zonnebloem fetches top prices at Nederburg Auction

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Zonnebloem wines has attracted some of the highest prices at the 2014 Nederburg Auction. Finweek takes a look at the prices achieved by this classic brand.

INSIGHT: Become a Chartered Financial Analyst

savings culture

It is a well known fact that local charter holders are in high demand in South Africa. Garth Theunissen looks at how choosing chartered accounting as a career may just open a few doors in the international investment industry.

Finweek Quiz #39

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Welcome to another Finweek quiz! This week one lucky participant who gets all the answers right will win a copy of ‘Raising the Bar’ by Songezo Zibi. In this book, Zibi explores why South Africa is the way it is, and discusses the issues South Africans must confront in order for SA to become a prosperous nation.

LIFE: A quintessential wine achievement for SA

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A showcase of rare, exceptional wines with creative flair and great diversity will be presented at the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction on its 30th anniversary this year. Read more to get all the details of this rare South African achievement.

Finweek Quiz #38

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It’s Friday, which means we’ve got another quiz for you! Answer our general knowledge and current affairs questions for a chance to win a hamper consisting of a Finweek T-shirt and key ring as well as a ‘Freakonomics’ DVD!

LIFE: Arduous visa requirements for SA travellers

Portugal

South African passport holders only have visa-free or visa on arrival access to 97 countries around the globe, ranking the South African passport 41st in the world. A second passport obtained through EU citizenship could solve this headache for South Africans.