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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 472 MAY 2020 EDITION

The economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is already being felt – and it’s only going to get worse from here as the economy drastically loses momentum in a 21-day lockdown (that has since been extended for a further two weeks at the time of writing). What does this mean for South African households? The reality is that household financial wellness is closely connected to economic growth, so an impending recession (which is almost certain to happen) will take an unquestionable toll on our financial wellness, as well as our financial success. However, if we make the right adjustments, we can recover.
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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 471 APRIL 2020 EDITION

What can we learn from the past? - Covid-19.
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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 470 MARCH 2020 EDITION

As good as can be expected - 2020 National Budget speech.
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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 469 FEBRUARY 2020 EDITION

WHAT CAN we learn from a man who was born before nylon, TV, jet engines, faxes, cordless phones,VFM radio, microwaves, tape recorders, automatic gears, and electric typewriters, let alone computers?
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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 468 JANUARY 2020 EDITION

Just over a third of your gross income ends up in SARS’ coffers each month. Don’t believe me? IF YOU are a typical South African employee who happens to be staring disconsolately at the line on your recent payslip marked ‘PAYE’, you must be feeling quite bewildered at the amount of tax that you pay each month.
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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 467 DECEMBER 2019 EDITION

As difficult as it may be for South Africans to conceptualise interest rates below zero, this is the current scenario in some of the world’s largest economies. THE YIELD of a country’s 10-year government bond provides important insight into its economic prospects.
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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 465 OCTOBER 2019 EDITION

Times in SA are tough...… and if you fail to plan, you are certainly planning to fail. THE LAST few months have left South Africans reeling. A volatile and unstable economy, concerns around ongoing government corruption, crime at an unsurpassed high, and soaring prices are leaving citizens disheartened and concerned about their future in our country.
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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 464 SEPTEMBER 2019 EDITION

The government doesn’t own you! The immoral premise of the NHI.
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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 463 AUGUST 2019 EDITION

One, two, three: Cut! Major central banks have an interest rate cut on the cards.
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PERSONAL FINANCE NO. 462 JULY 2019 EDITION

Raise your game. Some coaching considerations to keep in mind that apply to both your sporting hobbies and your ...
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