ARTICLES RELATING TO WEALTH

80 people have the same wealth as 3.5 billion - Oxfam

2015-01-19 11:01

Wealth accumulated by the richest 1% will exceed that of the other 99% in 2016, Oxfam has said ahead of the annual meeting of the world's most powerful at Davos.

The 5 essential steps to becoming (and staying) rich

2015-01-06 14:53

An engineer-turned-entrepreneur provides five building blocks to help you make your fortune - and hang on to it.

South Africans wealthier than the Queen: Britain’s rich list

2014-11-12 11:07

Britain's richest people are wealthier than ever, with a healthy sprinkling of South African names helping to boost their collective wealth by 13% from last year to £518.9bn.

71% of SA wealth in hands of richest 10%

2014-10-19 19:24

The rich are still getting richer and in South Africa 63 000 people are among the top 1% of the wealthiest people in the world, a global wealth report shows.

South Africans slip down Forbes rich list

2014-10-01 05:00

The two richest South Africans who made the latest Forbes 400 list of the world’s wealthiest people have dropped down in earnings since the last ranking.

Mind the Gaps

2014-08-25 11:56

There are so many gaps, mostly related to money, but how do you define them, asks Fin24 user Ike Jakson.

LVMH results send chill across luxury sector

2014-07-25 18:00

The outlook for the luxury goods industry has darkened as poor results from industry leader LVMH show major factors curbing spending.

US wealth hits new record

2014-06-06 07:58

American household wealth has reached a new record thanks to a rising stock market and an improving housing market, according to US data.

Changing perceptions about retirement

2014-03-26 17:25

The reality of retirement is vastly different in today’s world than the vision of a period to put your feet up and travel extensively, says an expert.

World sovereign funds forum switches HQ

2014-03-06 07:59

The International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds has announced that it is switching its headquarters.

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Rich man, poor man

2013-08-21 07:05

Wealth building is truly a game of values and a state of mind.

Record number of billionaires in 2013

2013-03-04 14:19

Forbes's 2013 list of the world's richest people includes 1 426 billionaires, a record number, with a total net worth of $5.4 trillion.

China’s Wen pledges reform push

2012-03-14 11:48

Outgoing Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao says economic and political reforms will be stepped up to spread wealth and boost growth.

Cosatu: Rich list shows SA inequality

2011-09-05 17:40
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The increase in the wealth of SA's richest confirmed that the world's most unequal society is growing more so, says Cosatu.

 

80 people have the same wealth as 3.5 billion - Oxfam

2015-01-19 07:32

Wealth accumulated by the richest 1% will exceed that of the other 99% in 2016, Oxfam has said ahead of the annual meeting of the world's most powerful at Davos.

Why property is a winner: Building wealth on a salary

2014-11-12 11:36

The big benefit residential property has over other types of investments is that you don’t need much money to get into the game relative to the size of the asset you are buying.

Mind the Gaps

2014-08-28 09:14

There are many money-related gaps but how do you define them, asks user Ike Jakson.

SA economy struggles to find first gear

2014-07-29 06:00

It seems the South African economy is struggling to find first gear and the reverse light comes on from time to time, says an expert.

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Wealth management sector shrinks

2014-04-04 18:15

The fragmented UK wealth management sector is shrinking as firms seek to service a more profitable slice of the country's growing number of rich clients.

Power and money in spotlight at UWC

2014-03-09 09:02

The wage and welfare gap is proving a potent political weapon, and it was wielded with considerable effect at a UWC mass meeting.

See US wealth gap in Washington

2014-03-02 15:10

President Barack Obama is making income inequality an issue and proof of the gap between rich and poor is close at hand right outside the White House.

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Prince to boycott Forbes billionaires list

2013-03-05 20:17

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, the richest man in the Arab world, claims that his rank on Forbes magazine's global billionaires list underestimates his wealth.

World’s ‘most exclusive pram’

2013-03-04 09:43

Aston Martin introduces the mother of all prams, with an exclusive price tag.

Making the poor richer

2012-08-17 12:20

Poverty isn't really about money. Neither is wealth. But while we think it is, we will not sort out our problems in SA, says Susan Erasmus.

SA's black wealth accumulation crisis

2012-04-29 10:59

As South Africa celebrates its 18th anniversary as a democracy, wealth accumulation continues to elude blacks, who make up about 90% of the population.

What do real men really want?

2012-04-19 13:54

Women want rich husbands, men want sex? Marlon Abrahams says NO!

Soros joins Forbes billionaires list

2011-09-21 19:05

Investor George Soros has for the first time made the list of the 10 wealthiest Americans.

Beijing targets luxury ads

2011-03-21 09:33

China's capital has banned outdoor advertising promoting high-end lifestyles as the government seeks to ease concerns over a widening wealth gap.

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