It is not normal for a society to be this unequal, hence we cannot adopt a standard or even classical approach to the challenges that we encounter, writes Ralph Mathekga.
The net wealth of South African households declined by an estimated R205bn during the first quarter of 2018, compared to the last quarter of 2017, according to a new report.
In the second segment of finweek's cover story, we take a look at unemployment numbers in SA as well the income and spending capabilities of South African's, as of 1994.
A national minimum wage proposal of R3 500 – if divided by the average number of people in a typical South African household – is below the current poverty wage.
South Africa’s household consumption expenditure growth is projected to reach 2.3% in 2019, according to National Treasury’s medium-term budget.
Canadian household debt as a ratio of disposable income remained near a record in the first quarter.
Don’t be fooled into thinking the global market turmoil experienced this week won’t hurt you personally, warns an economist
Financial pressure downscaling is dropping, showing a possible lift in the management of debt-to-disposable income, according to FNB's Estate Agent Survey.
A million more South Africans could be unemployed by the end of 2018, and that’s a conservative estimate, according to Momentum and Unisa.
Low saving by government and households contributed to the overall decline in the national gross savings level for the third quarter.
SA's sluggish economy will likely lead to a rise in problem loans at SA’s four biggest banks, Moody's Investors Service says in a report.
Household credit is likely to remain under pressure, as banks remain stringent on lending criteria and high debt levels restrain demand for increased borrowing.
The Western Cape and Gauteng are the only two provinces where over two-thirds of households earn salaries as their main sources of income.
Rising disposable income, more skilled jobs and low interest rates have boosted consumer spending and helped households reduce debts.
Cape TownE-Merge IT RecruitmentR899 000.00 - R900 000.00 Per Year
Western CapeWest Coast PersonnelR20 000.00 - R35 000.00 Per Month
Cape TownRage SA
Apartments / Flats
R 11 500
R 1 260 000
Apartments / Flats
R 16 500
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