One million more could be unemployed in SA by end-2018

2017-07-27 19:01

A million more South Africans could be unemployed by the end of 2018, and that’s a conservative estimate, according to Momentum and Unisa.

Financial pressures hurt SA's household savings

2016-12-11 14:01

Low saving by government and households contributed to the overall decline in the national gross savings level for the third quarter.

Moody’s warns SA banks could see rise in problem loans

2016-11-08 11:15

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 cycle one of the weakest in history

2016-08-31 16:37

Household credit is likely to remain under pressure, as banks remain stringent on lending criteria and high debt levels restrain demand for increased borrowing.

Only Gauteng, Western Cape don't rely on income grants

2016-06-02 13:06

The Western Cape and Gauteng are the only two provinces where over two-thirds of households earn salaries as their main sources of income.

Not much cheer in property market

2012-12-19 15:49

The prognosis for property remains weak and the SA market continues to stutter amid sluggish broad-based economic growth.

FNB: Household debt improving

2011-12-12 12:05

FNB says an index measuring household debt declined in the third quarter.

FNB: Households see reduced debt pressure

2011-10-11 14:20

Financial pressure downscaling is dropping, showing a possible lift in the management of debt-to-disposable income, according to FNB's Estate Agent Survey.


How SA is changing: Work and earnings

2017-01-31 16:05

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.

R3 500 pay below poverty wage - NGO

2016-11-22 06:56

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.

Household consumption expenditure gathers pace

2016-10-26 15:27

South Africa’s household consumption expenditure growth is projected to reach 2.3% in 2019, according to National Treasury’s medium-term budget.

Canada household debt remains near record 165%

2016-06-14 15:30

Canadian household debt as a ratio of disposable income remained near a record in the first quarter.

Be grateful you have a job, warns economist

2015-08-26 14:36

Don’t be fooled into thinking the global market turmoil experienced this week won’t hurt you personally, warns an economist

SA households owe billions

2012-06-05 16:39

Almost two-thirds of the R76.6bn owed to South Africa's municipalities by consumers is owed by households, says the National Treasury.

Household debt at 2006 levels

2011-10-25 17:00

Rising disposable income, more skilled jobs and low interest rates have boosted consumer spending and helped households reduce debts.

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