How South Africans are planning to survive Januworry - from avoiding December songs, to cabbage birthday cakes

2020-01-06 18:00

Many South Africans received their last salary in the middle of December 2019.

5 ways Mboweni tried to trim the fat in 2019

2019-12-30 06:23

While the finance minister announced plans to draw a hardline against bailouts for state-owned enterprises in his national budget speech in February – efforts to contain the state's growing debt came to naught by the time October arrived.

Here's a fun game you can play with your family to save big bucks for Christmas

2019-12-03 09:29

Nothing like a little bit of friendly competition during the festive season...

OPINION: Mboweni battles the ANC with his nightmare budget

2019-11-01 10:49

The contesting political factions within the ANC will either cause the party to combust – or the economy, writes Daniel Silke

OPINION: Mboweni's economic plan likely to flounder on rocks of mistrust

2019-10-10 05:00

While Tito Mboweni must be commended for the initiative of producing a new economic blueprint, the reality of the economic challenges facing the country cannot be ignored, writes Thami Ntenteni.

IN NUMBERS: How SA's spend on safety stacks up against the world's most violent countries

2019-09-22 08:24

According to the 2018 Global Peace Index, SA spent 17% of GDP on homicide alone.

Eskom maintains Medupi, Kusile construction budgets are correct

2019-09-03 05:00

Eskom told Fin24 that the figures presented to Scopa were approved project budgets and not estimated costs, and that the budgets did not include interest during construction.

Gordhan's private office gets R20m – here’s how it compares to his colleagues

2019-09-02 16:21

Staff in Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's private office amounts earn salaries totaling R16.5m, according to the minister.

MPs rush to pass Appropriation Bill before end of July deadline

2019-07-31 12:40

The National Council of Provinces has approved the 2019 Appropriation Bill, but opposition MPs say the processing of the bill has been rushed.


How to create a 2020 money plan

2020-01-06 14:23

Get your year off to the best start by drawing up a comprehensive money plan.

Seven tips for sticking to a holiday budget

2019-12-20 07:56

Help take the stress out of the holiday season by creating and sticking to a holiday budget with these easy tips.

Competition watchdog cuts R62m budget shortfall by nearly half

2019-11-20 06:01

The Competition Commission has reduced its R62m budget deficit to R36.8m. However, it had to hold back on some investigations and other operations during the 2018/19 year.

SEE | These are the cars government officials could buy within Tito Mboweni's R800 000 budget

2019-11-08 10:36

'If you are a ministerial procurement buyer or fleet manager, what do you do with your new R800 000 spending budget?' Lance Branquinho lists a few options.

OPINION: We did the sums on SA's mental health spend. They're not pretty

2019-10-10 14:17

South Africa spends 5% of the total health budget on mental health services. But the authors' study estimated a treatment gap of 92%.

This is the average monthly salary in SA - which can double if you work in the electricity sector

2019-09-26 15:56

Electricity workers saw a large annual increase of 8.7%, and on average earned almost R44,000.

Bride-to-be cancels wedding after guests refuse to donate R16 000 each to fund the event

2019-09-13 14:09

Friendships are about supporting each other’s dreams as far as possible, but this bride-to-be’s request may have been a bit much for her wedding guests.

Treasury defends its new growth plan after attack from Telkom CEO

2019-09-02 19:55

Acting head of economic policy Duncan Pieterse says public commentary is crucial to the process.

More than R30m budgeted for Minister Mthembu, Creecy's private offices

2019-08-06 11:42

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu's private office has a budget of R30.5m for the 2019/20 financial year alone.

Eskom's R17bn emergency funding in spotlight as Parly considers appropriations bill

2019-07-21 18:01

The National Assembly this week will consider the 2019 Appropriation Bill, which includes emergency funding of R17bn for Eskom, authorised by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in April.

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