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Hola Business launches business plan training
Hola Business launches business plan trainingArticle

Hola Business is now offering online business plan training for South African entrepreneurs.

17 Sep 2020

Take your side hustle to new heights with a few simple hacks
Take your side hustle to new heights with a few simple hacksArticle

Side hustling. It's what you're doing when the clock strikes five, and everyone else kicks off their work shoes, it's what you're doing when most people's days are over, and yours is just beginning, it's what you're doing when you're using your creative fix to stash some extra cash...

Issued by OLX 16 Sep 2020

Gavin van Dyk
Seven cures for a lean purse: Age-old money lessons from 1926 that apply in 2020Article

There is much uncertainty in the world today and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the financial and emotional well-being of many South Africans...

Gavin van Dyk, 16 Sep 2020

Capital Legacy Shakes up the home-buyers' market with HomeVantage
Capital Legacy Shakes up the home-buyers' market with HomeVantageArticle

HomeVantage, from Capital Legacy, not only provides a professional, integrated and uniquely comprehensive solution for the home-buyer but also ensures that you get the best rates, offers valuable benefits and, importantly, includes your financial advisor when purchasing one of your biggest investments. HomeVantage will be available from the 1 October 2020...

Issued by Capital Legacy 15 Sep 2020

Capital Legacy shakes up the life insurance market with MyCover
Capital Legacy shakes up the life insurance market with MyCoverArticle

MyCover is life cover that has been designed as an extender benefit to the core product, the Legacy Protection Plan that accompanies your will to meet your financial estate planning needs, covering the costs of executor, conveyance and testamentary trust fees as well as other upfront and monthly expenses that arise when you pass away...

Issued by Capital Legacy 10 Sep 2020

Can an employee be dismissed for lodging a false grievance?
Can an employee be dismissed for lodging a false grievance?Article

Dismissing an employee for lodging a false grievance does not amount to an automatically unfair dismissal...

Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 9 Sep 2020

Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of work
Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of workArticle

On 2 and 3 September, Topco Media and Simplify hosted the digital Future of HR Summit. An annual innovation-focused initiative that aimed to help delegates prepare for the hyper-digitised workplace of tomorrow...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Sep 2020

How pre-qualifying for a home loan can support your offer to purchase
How pre-qualifying for a home loan can support your offer to purchaseArticle

There is a misconception that a 'pre-qualification' on a bond means you are guaranteed that a bank has approved a home loan up to a certain amount. This is not true. Nondumiso Ncapai Head of Product for Absa Home Loans explains...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 24 Aug 2020

South Africa's first eco home loan
South Africa's first eco home loanArticle

One of the key residential market trends in South Africa has been the move away from freehold homes into estate or complex living, largely because they offer increased security, and a sense of community...

Kerry Dimmer, Issued by Private Property South Africa 21 Aug 2020

Empowering women through finances
Empowering women through financesArticle

There is no denying the financial freedom and power money allows us, but what happens when your ability to access proper financial planning is determined by your gender?..

Issued by MiWayLife 11 Aug 2020

Life insurance - demonstrating value in a post-pandemic economy
Life insurance - demonstrating value in a post-pandemic economyArticle

Covid-19 and 10 years of declining growth put the South African economy into freefall. Insurers are heading into an environment where consumers will be under tremendous financial pressure and questioning the value proposition of all their financial planning solutions...

9 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: RISE Academy keeps students active in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: RISE Academy keeps students active in lockdownArticle

Sue Green, co-founder of RISE Academy of Entrepreneurship, shares how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the academy...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: This is a wake-up call about inequality - Feryal Domingo, Inyathelo
#LockdownLessons: This is a wake-up call about inequality - Feryal Domingo, InyatheloArticle

Feryal Domingo, operations director at Inyathelo, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 11 May 2020

Llewellyn Allen, head of marketing, Metropolitan
#LockdownLessons: People are realising the importance of saving for a rainy day, says Llewellyn AllenArticle

Llewellyn Allen, Metropolitan's head of marketing, explains how the financial services giant is navigating the rapidly changing world we find ourselves in...

Nicci Botha 6 May 2020

Donating should be a financial decision, not a knee-jerk reaction
Donating should be a financial decision, not a knee-jerk reactionArticle

In a time of crisis, such as the current Covid-19 pandemic, people's willingness to donate money increases significantly...

Duncan Luke 6 May 2020

Covid-19 Barometer: Financial uncertainty outweighs health concerns
Covid-19 Barometer: Financial uncertainty outweighs health concernsArticle

Kantar's global Covid-19 Barometer study shows how attitudes, behaviours and expectations are evolving as the pandemic progresses, while interim findings from Kantar's Biz Impact Survey reveal the true effects of the pandemic on South African businesses...

Issued by Kantar 22 Apr 2020

How NPOs can avoid panic, mitigate the impact of Covid-19
How NPOs can avoid panic, mitigate the impact of Covid-19Article

Although many leaders within the sector are used to working in under-resourced scenarios, the impact of physical distancing will affect service delivery to beneficiaries...

Dr Armand Bam 15 Apr 2020

How SA consumer behaviour is changing in the Covid-19 world
How SA consumer behaviour is changing in the Covid-19 worldArticle

It seems like the script for an apocalyptic movie, but none of us will even be venturing into cinemas - until much later in 2020, at least - as much of the world as we know it is in lockdown. Here's how the #lockdown is affecting brand and consumer behaviour alike within our borders...

Issued by Kantar 1 Apr 2020

Paying the rent: Navigating the conflicts caused by coronavirus
Paying the rent: Navigating the conflicts caused by coronavirusArticle

The effects of Covid-19 are being felt by small and larger businesses particularly in the retail and leisure sectors...

Kayla Shadiack 27 Mar 2020

Gerhard Visser, Alexander Forbes Financial Planning Consultants
Protecting yourself against a loss of future income in a recessionArticle

With low GDP growth, credit ratings downgrades and the Covid-19 pandemic, our economy has taken a knock, leaving many investors' reluctant to save and invest...

Gerard Visser 23 Mar 2020

SAIBPP calls for clarity on mandate of new state bank
SAIBPP calls for clarity on mandate of new state bankArticle

Land must be released for property development in order to drive investment and transformation...

Tholo Makhaola 6 Mar 2020

How South Africans can access personal funding
How South Africans can access personal fundingArticle

South Africans are terribly behind on their payments, with 19% of their paychecks going towards their loans and debt...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 26 Feb 2020

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How should I tax thee? Let me count the waysArticle

If Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announces significant changes to individual taxes during his Budget Speech on 26 February it could have wide-ranging implications for South Africa's heavily burdened tax base...

Errol Meyer 24 Feb 2020

Could a side hustle bring creative fulfilment?
Could a side hustle bring creative fulfilment?Article

Four DAN SSA staff share their side hustle and how it boosts their overall creativity...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 6 Feb 2020

Protecting your parents financially
Protecting your parents financiallyArticle

If you find yourself supporting your parents or family members on your income, walking the financial tightrope means being able to balance taking care of those you care about without pushing yourself into debt...

Issued by MiWayLife 29 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: How to succeed in agriculture in 2020Article

The broader agricultural economic environment is changing, and this would require us to revisit how we determine our success as well...

Nico Groenewald 13 Jan 2020

Andrew Möller, CEO, Citadel
#BizTrends2020: 5 trends reshaping wealth managementArticle

From disruptive technology to ageing populations, from a rise in a new wealth to an increasingly turbulent environment, wealth managers are facing an exciting outlook with a plethora of new opportunities...

Andrew Möller 7 Jan 2020

Income First: Early Earners
Income First: Early EarnersArticle

Unfortunately, most South Africans tend to insure the wrong things. Each of us face four major risks in life: temporary injury or illness, permanent disability, critical illness and death. What many fail to realise is...

Issued by FMI Insurance 22 Nov 2019

Income first: Leading the change
Income first: Leading the changeArticle

Life insurance is often seen as something your family cashes in on at the end of your life. At FMI, we are on a mission to bust this myth...

Issued by FMI Insurance 22 Nov 2019

Financial literacy and its power to change the SA's economic landscape
Financial literacy and its power to change the SA's economic landscapeArticle

"There are people who have money, and there are people who are rich." ...

Henry Sebata 15 Nov 2019

Kenya's Twiga Foods raises $30m in Series B round
Kenya's Twiga Foods raises $30m in Series B roundArticle

Kenyan B2B food distribution company, Twiga Foods, has raised $23.75 million in a Series B equity round led by Goldman Sachs...

28 Oct 2019

Are brokers future-ready?
Are brokers future-ready?Article

How can new technology help brokers grow their business and what effect does it have on the future of financial planning?

26 Sep 2019

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Surely retention and acquisition are both part of the customer journeyArticle

We all know the adage; it is five times more expensive to acquire a new customer than to retain an existing customer...

Natalie McCrae 30 Aug 2019

Energy planning can support the success of young businesses
Energy planning can support the success of young businessesArticle

Energy management is vital, even at times when there is no national energy supply crisis - and the small business sector is not helpless in terms of effecting changes that benefit themselves as well as their customers...

Lia Labuschagne, Issued by SAICA 19 Aug 2019

Retirement can either mean a loss of identity and social relations, or freedom from a dictated schedule. Shutterstock
Perceptions about retirement can inform whether black South Africans save or notArticle

Every person who is younger than retirement age is encouraged to plan and consistently save for retirement. However, few individuals actively plan for their retirement...

Bomikazi Zeka 7 Aug 2019

Financial analysis promotes sustainable growth in agriculture
Financial analysis promotes sustainable growth in agricultureArticle

According to Nico Groenewald, head of agribusiness at Standard Bank, certain criteria that measure the effectiveness and sustainability of your farm can help to either sustain or even impede your financial growth, depending on how you utilise it...

2 Aug 2019

Free skills workshop and online platform give youth career confidence
Free skills workshop and online platform give youth career confidenceArticle

In support of the UN's World Youth Skills Day on 15 July, Surf Laundry hosted a free Career Confidence workshop in Soweto, Johannesburg, based on their free Surf School of Shine online platform...

26 Jul 2019

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For success, train families not farmersArticle

Dr Luke Metelerkamp, a research associate at the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition at Stellenbosch University explores a new approach to upskilling emerging farmers...

Dr Luke Metelerkamp 11 Jul 2019

Business boost for Stellenbosch community barber
Business boost for Stellenbosch community barberArticle

Peter Cupido began his barbering career while running a business from his parents' backyard and has since opened his own barbershop in Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch...

9 Jul 2019

John Manyike
Black tax: What to look out forArticle

Wealth creation is elusive when one earner supports many - this is the current dilemma faced by many young black South Africans when it comes to black tax...

11 Jun 2019

Christine Rodrigues, partner, Hogan Lovells
What constitutes financial advice?Article

What conduct constitutes financial advice and what would amount to negligent financial advice?

Christine Rodrigues 21 May 2019

Updated titles provide useful start for 2019 financial planning decisions
Updated titles provide useful start for 2019 financial planning decisionsArticle

The new year brings new opportunities for success, but sound financial decisions require a big picture view and understanding of the South African financial planning and regulatory environment...

Issued by LexisNexis 1 Apr 2019

Doctor's orders: Start saving now
Doctor's orders: Start saving nowArticle

Medical doctors have tremendous earning potential and can expect to accumulate wealth in their lifetime...

29 Mar 2019

The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship
The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurshipArticle

There are many businesses that are underpinned by solving problems for the benefit of society at large and out of this has arisen this area of entrepreneurship...

Silvia De Jager and Lisa Illingworth 13 Mar 2019

WesBank forecasts decline in new vehicle sales
WesBank forecasts decline in new vehicle salesArticle

According to WesBank, South Africa's new vehicle sales are set to decline 1.0% in 2019...

25 Jan 2019

Kick start your business into 2019 with these tips
Kick start your business into 2019 with these tipsArticle

SMEs are the lifeblood of the South African economy, accounting for approximately 29% of employment in the country and forming a critical pillar of the government's 2030 National Development Plan...

Christiaan Steyn 22 Jan 2019

Countdown to enforcement of amended SA expat tax law
Countdown to enforcement of amended SA expat tax lawArticle

The tax exemption on South African expatriates is set to change, with significant repercussions, for the many South Africans who are employed by companies abroad, from an SA tax liability point of view...

Claudia Aires Apicella 16 Jan 2019

Pierre Durand, Momentum Consult chief operating officer
#BizTrends2019: Getting back to basicsArticle

The hype surrounding the next big thing in the financial services industry is taking attention away from what is truly of importance...

Pierre Durand 2 Jan 2019

Jacques Coetzer , general manager at Sanlam Personal Finance: Broker Distribution
#BizTrends2019: Are financial advisors the new life coaches?Article

There's a natural alignment between money and life-oriented challenges and concerns...

Jacques Coetzer 31 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Thinking of making a career change? Make sure you plan for it financially
#RecruitmentFocus: Thinking of making a career change? Make sure you plan for it financiallyArticle

Change is never easy. This is especially true when you are considering a career change...

Fadlah Hendricks 28 Nov 2018

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