MONEY: Choose your medical scheme wisely

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Understanding the difference between health insurance products and medical scheme cover is of grave importance. We look at why it’s wise to choose the appropriate form of cover for your family.

INSIGHT: It’s your tattoo, but do you own the copyright?

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When it comes to tattoos people tend to forget about the copyright implications. We look what is stated about intellectual property rights when it comes to body art.

OPINION: The balance between social media and unsocial teens

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Is excessive use of social media by young people in South Africa one of the main reasons for unsocial behaviour amongst friends and family? Moxima Gama answers this question by looking at the Annual SA Social Media Landscape report.

LIFE HACK: Three tips to go from working mom to super mom

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In the next issue of Finweek (17 April), reporter Lisa Illingworth investigates the contribution of working mothers to the economy. Here she shares a few tips to help working mothers find a balance between familial obligations and rocking at your job.

INVESTMENT: Bricks, mortar and listed property

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Finweek takes a look at a few interesting pieces written by Finweek contributor, Garth Theunissen. Today, he talks about some questions you need yourself when considering investing in bricks and mortar.

RETIREMENT: It starts in your twenties

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Alarmingly, few South Africans can afford to retire comfortably. Momentum’s Joe Karabus explains why young employees should start thinking about retirement from their first day of work.

POWER LUNCH: Understand economics in 30 minutes

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In this video, basic economic principles are explained in a way that is easy to understand and even easier to remember. Spruce up your future dinner table conversations, understand the economy and be awesome by the end of your lunch hour.

PERSONAL FINANCE IDEA: Can the 4% rule help you retire early?

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Approximately 10% of South Africans can retire comfortably without any financial assistance. Advisers recommend that consumers adopt the 4% rule. We look at factors that may help people apply this rule to ensure a successful retirement income.

PERSONAL FINANCE IDEA: Readiness for retirement

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US-based Pew Charitable Trusts highlights the importance of an additional factor to consider when thinking about retirement savings, the generation in which you were born. Nick Battersby, from PPS Investments, elaborates on this interesting concept.

THE DEBT TRAP: Greater understanding of credit amnesty vital for consumers

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A lot of consumers are confused regarding the new regulations that allows for a ‘Credit Information Amnesty’. We look at how this will affect the South African people.