Going green will not only help the planet, it will also help you save big on your monthly bills. By making small adjustments to your lifestyle, you can end up with more money in your account at the end of the month.
Here are five simple things you can do starting today to secure a better future for your children and increase your monthly savings.... ››› more
This afternoon, recently appointed finance minister Nhlanhla Nene gave his first medium-term budget.
So what did the finance minister's mini budget contain? It detailed how he plans to cut government spending and it contained some bad news on the tax front for South Africans.
Let's take a closer look…... ››› more
Retirement means different things to different people. Some people can't wait for retirement, seeing it as a period of intense relaxation and enjoyment, while others dread the thought of it because they don't know how they're going to manage to save enough money.
Although we all have different views on retirement, this period can be one of the most beautiful periods of our lives, if we plan ahead wisely and set clear goals.... ››› more
Earlier today, Stats SA released its consumer inflation figures for September. The key indicator fell more than economists expected.
This is good news for the Reserve Bank, which has been under pressure to hike interest rates in spite of a lagging economy.
Let's take a closer look at what the data revealed…... ››› more
This morning, mid-tier platinum producer, Northam Platinum announced a R6.6 billion BEE deal. The agreement will see Northam increase its black shareholding to over a third.
Shares in the platinum producer dropped this morning on the news.
Let's take a closer look at what the deal means for Northam…... ››› more
When we're young, we're sometimes oblivious to the fact that we should save for retirement. But the fact of the matter is, the earlier you start the better.
Not all of us are fortunate enough to have an employer that contributes to a pension fund. And, a savings account just won't give us proper returns over the long term…
Some of us want to start investing, but with so many investment choices, navigating the markets can be frightening!
But, it's actually easy to take control of your financial future, let me show you how…... ››› more
Last week, after work, I went to gym to do a bit of cardio. While I was putting on my gym clothes, I realised something!
I forgot my t-shirt at home and all I had was my white collar work shirt.
Initially I thought about giving gym a miss.
But then I realised that I didn't care about what people thought.
In fact, I thought about how going to gym, no matter what I was wearing, was better for my health than not going at all!
And so, even though I was wearing a formal office shirt, I started to kill those calories.
And this got me thinking, “working out in this formal office shirt is very similar to being a successful trader!”
Read on to find out what I mean.... ››› more
Investing offshore can provide your portfolio with some much needed diversification. And in the process, lower your investment risk.
So if you decide to take your money offshore, how can you ensure it's going to be safe?
There are certain factors you should check out before committing.
Read on to find out what these are…... ››› more
Trend lines are an integral part of any forex trading strategy. Trend lines form the basis of support and resistance lines.
To make sure you use trend lines to their full potential, you need to adhere to a couple of rules. Stick to these rules and you'll increase your chances of success.
So what are these rules for drawing trend lines?
Read on to find out…... ››› more
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