Top 10 comments: SOEs 'economic black holes'

2015-07-31 19:50

Commentators took a wide-angle view on the SA situation this week, criticising the dire state of state-owned enterprises and lack of integrity in government institutions.

Shop trips for dad inspires life-long savings journey

2015-07-21 14:45

A Fin24 user tells her story of how her savings-conscious behaviour stems from her days as a teenager going to the shop for her father.

Top 10 comments: Savings-tax paradox outcry

2015-07-10 20:03

The launch of savings month has solicited a mixed response as commentators seemingly picked up on the paradox of being encouraged to save, while being primed for a VAT increase.

Letter from Greece: The gates of hell on earth

2015-07-06 10:38

A Fin24 user who lives in Greece says that looking into the future, she sees two gates but feels that whatever the outcome, Greece and its people are doomed.

Who is paying for illegal electricity connections, asks a Fin24 user

2015-06-23 10:18

A Fin24 user who took pictures of illegal electricity connections at informal settlements in Johannesburg wants to know who is paying for this electricity consumption.

Debt 'professionals' were part of my problem

2015-06-19 14:17

Despite trying debt management and voluntary sequestration, this Fin24 user had to take matters into his own hands to take control of his debt situation.

Top 10 comments: Zuma sparks backlash

2015-06-05 18:29

President Jacob Zuma's speech at the World Economic Forum on Africa had the comments section bursting at the seams this week.

Top 10 comments: Unemployment, Sanral, Eskom

2015-05-29 16:14

Jobs figures, Sanral's assertion that e-toll payers are 'winning all the way' and Eskom's affirmative action policy have been this week's most commented stories.

Many questions over new e-toll system

2015-05-21 07:21

Although Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has referred to the changes in the Gauteng e-toll system as "a new dispensation", many road users are not so sure.

Load shedding survival guide: Plea for Eskom to play open cards

2015-04-24 14:21

It should be a standard requirement for Eskom to justify the need for load shedding and the stage by stating how many and which generators affect output, says a Fin24 user.


Saving is not just for adults

2015-07-27 06:30

Target the youth, pleads a 26-year-old Fin24 user who says reaching developing minds could be the way to foster a culture of saving.

Top 10 comments: Nuclear deal, Starbucks

2015-07-17 21:40

Commentators have weighed in on the SA nuclear deal this week, in which Russia is rumoured to be leading the race for the contract.

9 money savings tips you may not have thought of

2015-07-07 14:43

From medical savings accounts versus hospital plans to paying subscriptions upfront, it pays to think about everyday ways to save, says Dean Gerber.

Top 10 comments: Sars, Nersa rejects Eskom, Greece

2015-07-03 19:51

The 2015 tax season has kicked off with Sars being tasked with collecting a mammoth R1.1trn, many commentators were sceptical about where taxes are going.

Top 10 comments: Shuttleworth change in fortune, Eskom

2015-06-19 19:10

The turn of events in the Mark Shuttlework exchange control battle and the Eskom state of the system briefing stimulated vigorous debate and much frustration respectively this week.

Top 10 comments: Eskom 'treason', unions deadlock

2015-06-12 18:44

Eskom had another tough week in the comments section with much load shedding and unexpected threats at its power construction sites.

Online porn needs strict control in SA - Fin24 users

2015-06-04 10:51

Fin24 users are shocked at the alarming growth of online porn in the country and believe measures should be taken to shield children from access.

Once a freeway, now an (e-)xpensive road

2015-05-21 19:30

A Fin24 user calls the new e-tolls dispensation a joke, and says not issuing licence renewals until e-toll fees have been paid infringes freedom of movement.

User views on Eskom, govt wages and Cell C

2015-05-17 15:02

Eskom has again come under the whip of Fin24 commentators as articles reveal the extent of the power supplier's financial woes.

Load shedding survival guide: No solar panels please

2015-04-23 10:56

Fin24 users complain about body corporates not allowing generators and solar geysers, and suggest that newspapers publish inserts on energy saving innovations.

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