INSIGHT: Balancing work and personal life

Christelle Fourie

A lot of people debate whether women can balance both a successful, professional career and family life. We look at how working moms can balance these important roles.

SAVING SAVVY: Five habits of women with financial flair

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Every woman can be financially savvy with the right mindset, a good plan and the ability to say no. In this article, FNB’s Eunice Sibiya offers five tips to help you take control of your financial future in August.

MONEY: How to move your wealth abroad

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Moving abroad? Finweek spoke to Ryno Viljoen of cashkows.com, on the legal requirements of moving your financial assets to another country.

MONEY: How relevant are emergency funds?

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Life’s little accidents always seem to happen at the most inappropriate times, this is why it is important to have an emergency fund. Studies have shown that people without emergency funds tend to make unnecessary debt. We look at the purpose of having access to extra money for emergencies.

MONEY: Who should manage your family trust?

Marteen Michau, head of fiduciary and tax at Sanlam Private Wealth 2

Choosing a trustee for a family trust can be an overwhelming and a somewhat emotional process. It’s one of the most important decisions you will ever make with regards to estate planning. We take a closer look.

MONEY: Back to investment basics

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We’re sometimes unaware of the big events that life tends to throw at us. But, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be financially prepared for them. Leigh Köhler provides us with some tips on the basics of investing.

BLOG: One Rand Man #3

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The One Rand Man only has R240 left for the rest of the month. With a budget of R40 per day, will he see the 31st with a few coins left in his pocket?

MONEY: It’s tax return time for individual taxpayers

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17 000 South African taxpayers have already submitted tax returns in mid-July, so it is wise to avoid the stampede when the deadline approaches. We look at tips and advice on what you need to know when filing your tax returns.

MONEY: Property as an investment strategy

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With all investment endeavors the key element to success is knowledge. Regardless of what investment you’re making, one still needs to make the most informed decision and take into consideration all relating factors before deciding. We look at investing in property.

TREND: Crowdfunding that actually makes sense

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Imagine if a student loan came with a mentor, career advice, professional connections and no interest? That’s the goal behind two US startups who are providing technology platforms for young people who don’t have the cash to launch their own careers. We take a closer look.