Most SA billionaires live in Joburg - report

2016-10-18 17:39

South Africa's business capital Johannesburg is home to the highest number of millionaires and billionaires in the country, according to the World Cities Review of 2016.

How to become wealthy: Apply this simple formula – money expert

2016-10-05 19:51

Why did some obvious candidates for the rich league fail while others became wealthy against the odds? A money expert explains the simple formula behind wealth-building.

Female billionaires show entrepreneurial streak

2016-08-24 10:48

While there are now even more male than female billionaires in the world, these super wealthy women are becoming increasingly entrepreneurial, a survey shows.

The rich want their wealth managers to join digital age - report

2016-08-16 11:57

Wealth management firms in Africa are lagging behind in digital offerings for consumers.

8 steps for wealth and fiduciary planning

2016-08-10 18:15

A wealth and fiduciary plan should deal with financial considerations and take into account legal principles and tax consequences, explains an expert.

Riaz Gardee: Bill Gates – The emperor has no clothes

2016-07-22 19:33

A chartered accountant says Bill Gates, the world's richest man, delivered a lacklustre Nelson Mandela lecture to a packed audience in the poor township of Mamelodi.

Learning from history – when wealth accrues to public office, disaster follows

2016-07-18 17:36

England's disease, said Benjamin Franklin, was a system which made public office the way to wealth and privilege, creating “avarice” in those wanting and occupying such positions.

INFOGRAPHIC: Where SA's richest people live

2016-06-13 07:50

Camps Bay is likely the most exclusive suburb in SA, while the most exclusive suburb in Joburg is Sandhurst, according to the South Africa 2016 Wealth Report.

Ronnie Apteker: Money Truths – A mover not a shaker

2016-06-02 22:15

Ronnie Apteker argues that the motivation behind making money doesn’t lie in the money itself, but rather the thing you do when making it.

Hundreds of $ millionaires ditch SA for Mauritius

2016-05-05 11:21

The strong growth in millionaires in Mauritius has been driven by strong economic growth and secure ownership rights and as such has become a major retirement destination.


Wealth gap: Tax SA super-rich to boost middle class – recommendations

2016-10-12 08:43

Instead of heavier taxes for higher income earners, government should focus on inheritances and other taxes to redistribute from those who are genuinely wealthy, says an analyst.

A snapshot of the world's ultra rich

2016-09-30 19:00

The assets of the ultra wealthy have grown by a modest 0.8% in 2015, yet this group of individuals control 12% of the world's riches.

UK, US visa programmes offer opportunities

2016-08-19 18:02

Entrepreneurial skills, a financial investment and certain other requirements offer South Africans a chance to move to the UK or US.

Economic empowerment not just about wealth redistribution - dti

2016-08-15 08:31

Broad–Based Black Economic Empowerment should aim to achieve growth, development and enterprise development and not just wealth redistribution, says the dti.

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SA households slightly richer than late last year - index

2016-07-22 07:44

Despite a negative economic growth in the first quarter of 2016, SA households are slightly better off than in the last quarter of 2015, according to a wealth index.

Clem Sunter: Middle class angry at super wealthy

2016-07-08 20:30

The middle class is angry with the super wealthy and when the middle class gets angry things change, warns scenario planner Clem Sunter.

How well do you understand your death benefit?

2016-06-07 10:02

Understanding your retirement fund death benefits is important - you have to be aware whether your lump sum will be subject to tax or estate duty.

World's most expensive rough diamond sells for $63m

2016-05-09 10:43

Lucara Diamond has sold a 813-carat jewel for $63m, making it the most expensive rough gem on record and raising the prospects for the sale of the Lesedi la Rona.

SA's super rich increases, rich declines - report

2016-05-01 21:00

The number of so-called ultra-high net worth individuals - or super rich - in South Africa has increased by 18% since 2007, according to a report.

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