How I prioritise my life

2014-07-14 15:18

What are your priorities in life? A Fin24 user lists the four most important things in his life as career success, enough rest, his hobby and a social life.

E-tolls protest goes awry

2014-07-07 15:10

An anti-e-toll campaign by Proudly e-toll Free was cut short when protesters and Sanral employees came into conflict.

Calling silver surfers

2014-06-19 11:24

We are far from useless, says a pensioner who invites comment from other retirees.

Pensioner: We are not useless

2014-06-12 17:15

A Fin24 user says there is much use still to be had from the generations "discarded" by society as not being "useful" any more.

Why put skill over life?

2014-06-08 22:54

Fin24 user Mdu Hlomuka disagrees with the "low pay is better than no pay" statement and seeks answers.

ANC should take blame for platinum strike

2014-06-04 15:47

Fin24 user Doug Harris says the ruling ANC has done little to unshackle the chains of legislation that prevent business from hiring more people.

What outsiders don't know

2014-06-04 13:58

Fin24 user Thabang Ramushu makes a few points on the strike he says most outside commentators don't understand.

Shift work, public holidays and pay

2014-06-02 10:16

Fin24 user Simo Zungu, a shift worker wants to know about pay and public holidays.

How does SA wages compare?

2014-05-30 15:14

Fin24 user Banele Majingo wants to know how SA compares on remuneration with other platinum mines in the world.

Cost to company is what matters

2014-05-30 13:29

Fin24 user Retief Ueckermann argues that the R12 500 wage demand shaking the platinum sector at the moment, should be viewed in CTC context.

All about power

2014-05-30 12:48

A Fin24 user believes the platinum mines tragedy is because of a power struggle between the unions. Terry Bell begs to differ.

Why the huge pay gap?

2014-05-30 12:29

A Fin24 user, who believes platinum mining firms can afford the R12 500 wage demand, has called for nationalisation of the mines.

Calculating platinum wage costs

2014-05-30 11:35

Given a small base salary, it will be either expensive or take a long time to get to R12 500, says Fin24 user Pierre Tilney.

How govt should handle platinum crisis

2014-05-29 11:58

A Fin24 user, who calls himself Concerned Citizen, gives a simple solution to the crippling platinum strike.

Doing an MBA or not

2014-05-05 17:11

Hendrik Mansvelt, the University of Stellenbosch Business School’s top MBA student of 2013, gives his view about the value of doing an MBA or not.

Wiser after bogus offshore investment

2014-04-15 10:56

A Fin24 user warns others and provides tips after falling victim to a bogus offshore investment scam.

Paying for air

2014-04-09 08:29

A user has observed shrinkflation since the1970s and says it's nothing new.

How I got my first job

2014-04-07 09:08

A Fin24 user overcame his unemployment crisis by taking matters into his own hands.

How can I protect my designs?

2014-03-26 17:12

A Fin24 user is scared that potential investors may steal his business ideas.

A fair deal for advice

2014-03-18 07:31

How much is your fiinancial adviser really costing you, asks a Fin24 user.

IP theft concerns

2014-03-11 11:49

A user worries that investors could sell off his application design as their own.

Working from home poses time conundrum

2014-03-10 12:50

What you save in time from working remotely you put back in, says Fin24 user Richard Durrant.

Shrinkflation: Smaller items raise alarm

2014-02-11 15:18

A Fin24 user says he is fed-up with the "cheating strategy" of food producers and retailers who increasingly reduce the size of consumer products.

Why Sanral charges VAT on e-tolls

2014-02-05 12:50

Sanral responds to a Fin24 user's query about the legality of charging VAT on e-tolls.


Sanral accused of number plate guessing

2014-07-11 14:25

Sanral has been accused of guessing motorists' number plates after a Gauteng owner of a motorcycle received an invoice for a bakkie.

Wheels come off on 'Drive a new car for R699'

2014-07-03 16:04

Clients of the Satinsky Group claim that they have been cheated out of their money and are left in debt they cannot afford to pay back.

Pensioner: We are not useless

2014-06-18 09:52

A Fin24 user says there is much use still to be had from the generations "discarded" by society.

Shares for capital?

2014-06-11 17:07

Fin24 user Mbasa Mabi contacted us via our Facebook page regarding equity of a private company in exchange for capital investment from the public.

The real cost of striking

2014-06-08 22:25

Fin24 user Linda Harrower wants to know how long will it take the striking workers to make up for what they have lost in this strike.

SA needs to change way mining operates

2014-06-04 14:09

The more than a century old migrant labour system is still the underpinning of what we have today, says Inside Labour columnist Terry Bell.

Plat strike 'will hurt SA on all fronts'

2014-06-02 12:39

The direct impact of the strike "is small change compared to the lasting long term effects on all parts of our economy", says a Fin24 user.

Truce could bring benefits aplenty

2014-05-30 15:40

It is in the interests of SA businesses to collectively arrest the country's downward journey, says a Fin24 user, outlining the benefits of an agreement.

Is the demand realistic?

2014-05-30 14:54

A Fin24 user worries about mechanisation and the impact on job losses from the platinum wage strike.

The R12 500 debate

2014-05-30 12:48

Terry Bell says his short, 3-minute, weekly Labour Wrap is aimed at provoking discussion and debate, which it did.

At what point can the miners be fired?

2014-05-30 12:47

Fin24 user Vernon Stoltz says the platinum mining strike is getting out of hand and wants to know at what point can miners be fired.

Doing the math

2014-05-30 12:06

Fin24 user Grant Mitchell suggests a method to clearly show what makes up the demand for R12 500.

Time to rethink mining business model

2014-05-29 14:38

A Fin24 user says the current mining business model is deeply flawed and needs to be more worker-friendly.

Miners should rather quit

2014-05-29 08:17

Fin24 user Rudi de Klerk has castigated the miners for demanding unrealistic wage increases and suggested they should rather quit their jobs.

Surprised to find zero balance in account

2014-04-15 15:25

A Fin24 user was shocked to discover that his savings account had seemingly been closed and was showing a zero balance.

Taxpayers must ensure Sars affairs are in order

2014-04-11 17:01

A Fin24 user was shocked to find out that she owes Sars thousands of rands and Sars emphasises that taxpayers must ensure that their taxes are in good order.

Shrinkflation: Paying for air

2014-04-08 14:24

There is nothing new about paying more for less, says a Fin24 user who has observed the phenomenon since the 1970s.

How I landed my first job

2014-04-02 12:28

An enterprising Fin24 user tells how he overcame his unemployment crisis by taking matters into his own hands.

My debt-busting strategy

2014-03-27 12:25

Is it better to keep your house - or to sell it to pay off your debt? A Fin24 user who plans to do just that shares his story.

How much is advice really costing you?

2014-03-18 07:33

Are you paying your financial adviser too much? Fin24 user Jonty Heathcote discusses.

Home office overtime

2014-03-12 09:26

The pros of working from home far outweigh the cons, says a Fin24 user.

How can I protect my design from theft?

2014-03-10 13:30

Advice for a Fin24 user who is worried that potential investors might take his application design and sell it off as their own.

Don't wait for e-tolls invoice - Sanral

2014-02-12 18:41

Motorists who want to qualify for e-toll discounts should not wait for an invoice to be mailed, a Sanral spokesperson says in reaction to a Fin24 user's plight.

Battling with e-tolls mistakes

2014-02-10 11:35

A Fin24 user is battling with various e-tolls problems and mistakes, including delayed and wrong billing.

VAT on e-tolls questioned

2014-02-04 18:57

A Fin24 user is puzzled by the VAT charged on e-tolls, since he is of the opinion that one cannot charge tax on a tax.

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