Nicci Botha
#WomensMonth: Fighting and financial freedom

#WomensMonth: Fighting and financial freedom[Nicci Botha] Cathy Lammas has served in the air force, is a trained style consultant and is currently a business development manager in the financial industry...

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Bitcoin, blockchain and the future economy

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Image by Terry Levin
[Terry Levin] Unpacking the basics of new digital currencies and blockchain technologies...

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Graeme Palmer
U-turn on withholding tax on foreign service fees

U-turn on withholding tax on foreign service fees
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[Graeme Palmer] Tax authorities have over the years introduced various withholding taxes to make it easier to collect tax from foreigners...

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Boris Dzhingarov
How to improve investing strategies with the use of Excel - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] The Excel spreadsheet program from Microsoft is a really important tool these days for investors. They use it in order to track the activity of the investments in a manner that is completely organised...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Stock market long-term investment success tips - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Most of the stock market rules that you will read will have some sort of exception. However, the main principles cannot be disputed...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Mistakes many investors make when they try to diversify - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Diversification is something that is really important for every single investor out there. It is a huge part of growth and it is always necessary to make smart decisions...

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Nicci Botha
JSE opens satellite office in Cape Town

JSE CEO, Nicky Newton-King, Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille, and JSE chairperson, Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, at the opening of the JSE Exchange Hub Cape Town.
JSE CEO, Nicky Newton-King, Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille, and JSE chairperson, Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, at the opening of the JSE Exchange Hub Cape Town.
[Nicci Botha] The JSE Exchange Hub Cape Town, which was launched on 12 August, is part of the exchange's strategy to enhance its service to clients in the city and build new relationships...

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Peter Alkema
Blockchain, bitcoin and banking

Blockchain, bitcoin and banking
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[Peter Alkema] Blockchain technology will become the new normal. Its disruptive nature is likely to have a profound effect on traditional financial services' way of doing business...

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Nicci Botha
The future of underwriting: Innovation and Africa

The future of underwriting: Innovation and Africa[Nicci Botha] To survive, the insurance industry needs to become much more innovative and Africa is the future for growth, particularly in the energy sector...

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Ryan Ravens
#LGE2016: SA needs a peaceful and disciplined election process

#LGE2016: SA needs a peaceful and disciplined election process
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[Ryan Ravens] Last month, days of looting and violence in Tshwane sent an anxious shiver down the spine of corporate South Africa...

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Glen Bresler
Trust tax laws under fire again - Meredith Harington

Glen Bresler[Glen Bresler] For a number of years the laws relating to the taxation of income earned by inter-vivos trusts have been under the spotlight...

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Nicci Botha
Fintech savings solution for farmworkers

L-R: Petrus Bosman, MD: Bosman Adama and Family Vineyards; Rita Andreas, chairperson: Adama Workers Trust; Phillip Marais, CEO: LaunchLab, Nikiwe Bikitsha, Paul Kim, CEO: Picsa; John Hardnek, farmworker representative and Ambani Ramaru, assistant director: DTI incubation support programme.
Front: Chris Wood, executive head: merging payments, strategy and regulatory at Nedbank.
L-R: Petrus Bosman, MD: Bosman Adama and Family Vineyards; Rita Andreas, chairperson: Adama Workers Trust; Phillip Marais, CEO: LaunchLab, Nikiwe Bikitsha, Paul Kim, CEO: Picsa; John Hardnek, farmworker representative and Ambani Ramaru, assistant director: DTI incubation support programme. Front: Chris Wood, executive head: merging payments, strategy and regulatory at Nedbank.
[Nicci Botha] What started out as a need to provide financial well-being to farmworkers has evolved into a fintech success story...

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Insurance could balance the legal scales

Insurance could balance the legal scales
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[Sharon Snell] There is a famous saying: If you have the law, hammer the law. If you have the facts, hammer the facts. If you have neither the law nor the facts, hammer the table...

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Nicci Botha
FNB's IT incubators hatch innovators

FNB CodeFest Source: Peter Alkema
FNB CodeFest Source: Peter Alkema
[Nicci Botha] FNB has put together a number of think tanks to support budding entrepreneurs and merge IT and business to foment its fintech initiatives...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Three things you can do to improve your odds of getting small business loans - Monetary Library

Three things you can do to improve your odds of getting small business loans[Boris Dzhingarov] Startup financing is often the holy grail of entrepreneurs and it takes a high degree of commitment to your idea to go through the rollercoaster ride of raising financing for a startup...

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Danette Breitenbach
Banking on change: How the post office plans to reinvent itself

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Mark Barnes
[Danette Breitenbach] Mark Barnes plans to transform the post office - one step at a time...

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Peter Alkema
Passion and agility drive techpreneurs

Passion and agility drive techpreneurs
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[Peter Alkema] Despite tough economic times, technology continues to flourish in South Africa...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Different ways to get funds for business promotion purposes - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Most think that it is really easy to get something promoted, especially when looking at the internet. That is incorrect. In reality, you have to invest a lot of money in order to reach the target audience you have...

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Ryan Ravens
Ratings downgrade averted: now what?

Ratings downgrade averted: now what?
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[Ryan Ravens] South Africa was spared a downgrade by the three major ratings agencies because we had sound plans to get our economy back on track...

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