Finweek Quiz #37


It’s time for another Finweek quiz! Test your general knowledge for a chance to win a hamper consisting of Finweek T-shirt and key ring as well as a ‘Freakonomics’ DVD!

OPINION: Because I could…

money road

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan has been warning us that South Africans have been living beyond their means for years and yet some don’t seem to feel the pressures of rising living costs. Marc Ashton provided some insight on what he thinks about these big spenders.

INSIGHT: PIN safety still top priority


According to research, some people still share their bank card PINs with others despite being aware of crime and fraud statistics in South Africa. Finweek looks at a few factors to ensure the safety of your cards and accounts.

LIFE: Ranger Odyssey finalists 2014


The top 20 contestants for the epic 12-day, 2 500km Ranger Odyssey 2014 in Namibia has been announced, and it’s going to be marvelous. Glenda Williams took some time to tell us about what to expect.

INVESTMENT: Five tips for investing offshore

Investing offshore

There are many advantages and disadvantages for investing in offshore property. Finweek examines five very important guidelines to keep in mind throughout the process.

MONEY: Leave a lasting legacy – charitable bequests

wiil and testament

Many people prefer leaving a part of their estate to their favorite charity these days. It is called a charitable bequest – which is simply a distribution from your deceased estate to a charitable organisation by a bequest in your will. We take a look.

MONEY: Women retire longer

Michele Ongley

According to recent statistics, women tend to live much longer than men, making the retirement preparation period much longer than their male counterparts. We look at the importance of women’s financial needs.

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.

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.

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.