Mention the word ‘investments’ and most people’s eyes glaze over. If you advise them to see a financial advisor, you might as well have told them to pay a visit to the finance minister to discuss their household budget. But investing shouldn’t be that intimidating, says Anthea Gardner.
Treasury officials were unable to present a long-awaited forensic report to the Standing Committee of Public Accounts on the failed integrated financial management system.
Translating opinions into numbers is not an easy undertaking but it seems that Twitter does offer some useful, perhaps even lucrative, insights.
Riana Wiese, a financial advisor at PSG Insure Meesterplan, gives some pointers on how to increase the chances of an insurance claim being approved.
If a stock in your portfolio seems to be stagnating, there are many factors that could be contributing. Investment expert Simon Brown explains why it’s important to assess what is happening before dismissing the stock.
Using a single platform, South Africans can now compare products from different financial institutions in order to decide which one will best meet their financial needs.
Your emotions can get the better of you when you’re making investment decisions. We look at how to identify and deal with the most common cognitive biases.
South African parastatals are beset with financial troubles, boardroom squabbles and mismanagement. Finweek investigates the current state of affairs.
Families experiencing huge difficulties are discovering generous support online.
Having children is still viewed by some as an ‘insurance policy’ for old age.
A forensic report into a delayed national IT system has recommended that Treasury director general Dondo Mogajane take action against officials allegedly responsible for financial mismanagement.
The office of the auditor general may in future have the powers to refer entities with poor audit outcomes or which flout supply chain management regulations to an investigating authority.
Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers, MTN, says its group chief financial officer Brett Goschen is leaving the company after 14 years’ service.
As an investor, it is vital to know what fees you are paying as these can have a massive impact on your returns.
There seems to be a "mismatch" with the rating agencies' assessment of SA's growth prospects, and the view of multinational company CFOs, an accountants group says.
Worsening macroeconomic conditions may contribute to poor credit behaviour by consumers. How do you get rid of debt?
Money – we love to have it and hate to see it go. Three experts share their views on how to fix this love-hate relationship.
Despite having an ‘aching womb’, this mom decided that she preferred a two-child lifestyle.
Inventor of popular 70s craze dies regretting tongue-in-cheek creation.
Here are four common obstacles that prevent people from saving and how to overcome them.
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