Your views on the R20/hr minimum wage

2017-05-03 16:05

South Africa will formally adopt a national minimum wage of R20.00 per hour on Worker’s Day next year. Fin24 asked users what they think of the proposed amount.

Vox pop: Learn from Gordhan, locals tell Gigaba on downgrade

2017-04-19 14:50

South Africans told Fin24 they fear price hikes, and that new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba must be mindful of the impact his decisions will have on the country.

Does earning R50k in SA make you wealthy?

2017-04-13 14:02

Two Fin24 users share opposing views on whether a monthly income of R50 000 classifies someone as wealthy.

International Womens Day: We are all wonderwomen!

2017-03-10 17:51

Women across the world were celebrated on Wednesday, which marked International Women's Day. Have a look at some of the tweets.

Budget tips: I am taxed out, Mr Gordhan!

2017-02-16 11:30

Fin24 user Willem presents a feasible model to fund education and says he is taxed out, especially when looking at the high levels of corruption from the president and his cronies.

R20/hour wage deal: What Fin24 users think

2017-02-12 14:01

Is the proposed national minimum wage of R20 an hour a boon for exploited workers, or will it simply add to SA's unemployment woes? Fin24 users give their views.

Wage deal: 'Leaders buying buffaloes instead of funding education'

2017-02-09 12:31

The R20 an hour minimum wage deal has been widely criticised, with one Fin24 user saying SA's leaders are buying buffaloes instead of funding education for poor black children.

#Fin24savings: Price tag does not determine good education

2017-02-03 15:53

To pay or not to pay: that seems to be the big question when it comes to considering the high cost of attending South Africa's top and most expensive private boarding schools.

School principal joins private school fees debate

2017-01-31 19:33

The rector of St Stithians College, Dr Tim Nuttall, provides an opinion on the role and value of independent private education, as well as on the 2017 fees.

Why I pay a fortune for private school education

2017-01-18 18:45

A Fin24 user joins the private school fees debate and shares his views on why it is worth spending a fortune on top private education for his three children.


A response to Saffers complaining about proposed expat tax

2017-04-26 18:47

A planned tax regime, aimed at South Africans living in tax free havens, will contribute to the redistribution of some of the wealth in the country, writes Dhanyal Davidson.

To SA from Bermuda: There is no such thing as tax-free havens

2017-04-19 13:54

Not paying income tax does not necessarily mean South African expats pay no tax at all, writes a Fin24 user working in Bermuda, using payroll tax as example.

'JZ’s wrecking ball bulldozing your financial wellbeing'

2017-03-29 12:58

A seriously concerned citizen explains how President Jacob Zuma's regular reckless actions devastate the financial wellbeing of South Africans.

BEWARE: Woman scammed of R35 000 by online fling

2017-02-26 14:37

A Fin24 user has come forward to share her story of how she was conned by a man who she met online.

Pointers for Pravin: Reduce taxes and no nuclear please

2017-02-13 18:59

Fin24 has been flooded with users' ideas for Pravin Gordhan's budget speech, ranging from the plight of pensioners to acknowledging the contribution of security guards.

#SONA2017: What Zuma should have addressed

2017-02-10 12:22

A snap Fin24 Twitter poll shows that many respondents expected President Jacob Zuma to focus on economic growth as his top priority during his State of the Nation Address.

#SugarTax: Have you tried to cut down on sugar?

2017-02-06 17:12

With the debate about a planned tax on sugar-sweetened beverages heating up, Fin24 ran a snap poll on the sugar intake of readers.

'South Africa needs another Madiba'

2017-02-02 16:16

South Africa needs a leader, who like Nelson Mandela, made nation building a priority, according to a Fin24 user.

#Fin24savings: Would you pay R150 000 a day for accommodation?

2017-01-20 15:08

Although property companies say holiday makers are prepared to pay up to R150 000 to stay in plush villas in Cape Town, a Fin24 Twitter poll proved contrary.

#Fin24savings: What would you do with R100 000?

2017-01-16 12:29

We asked Fin24 users what would they do with R100 000. Their responses varied from investing it to settling debt, taking a holiday and venturing into business.

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