The average CEO in SA received a pay hike of R200,000 over the past year - here's how much they now earn

2019-07-16 13:30

CEOs in the mining sector get the biggest remuneration.

The best paying industries in South Africa - and the industries most likely to pay below the minimum wage

2019-06-26 13:52

22% of South Africans earn 50% of the total salaries paid in the country, a new report found.

These SA jobs will pay up to R1 million a year – and you don’t need a degree

2019-04-09 05:27

A degree is often a prerequisite for a high salary – but not always, as these jobs prove.

These are South Africa’s 10 best-paying jobs right now – with salaries over R6 million a year

2019-01-23 14:37

Economic growth in South Africa in 2019 will likely push up salaries, but people in these top positions are not exactly hurting for money.

Scientists say selfish people earn less money and have fewer children — but there's a catch

2018-11-10 10:50

You do have to look out for yourself somewhat in order to get ahead in life.

Heard on the street

2018-02-04 06:00

City Press Business hears incomes are are hit by food and transport costs.

How to boost your income

2017-12-06 16:42

Having a side business has become increasingly common among employed people. Monique*, one of the contestants in the Money Makeover competition, is working at turning their secondary jobs into money-spinners

#Savings: SA sees rise of the Slasher to beat money blues

2017-07-07 07:54

The Old Mutual Saving and Investment Monitor for 2017 has identified an emerging trend of Slashers - people with multiple jobs to boost their income and ultimately their savings.

SA's gross rate of saving at shocking 3%

2017-07-06 12:07

Savings levels of working South Africans is still low at 15%, while the gross rate of savings for the entire population is at a shocking 3%, says an economist.

Majority of taxpayers are older than 25 - report

2016-12-29 18:23

The latest Tax Statistics report reveals that the majority of taxpayers are aged between 25 and 54.


Almost a third of South African dollar millionaires hold an LLB - while only 5% studied IT

2019-06-26 20:46

Most dollar millionaires studied at the University of Witwatersrand.

These are the South African cities where salaries are high and rents are low – relatively

2019-05-28 05:32

South Africans spend between 26% and 30% of their salaries on rent, a survey found.

Joburg no longer pays top salaries – or has the most jobs

2019-02-06 11:08

More jobs were advertised in Cape Town than in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Ekurhuleni.

Job insecurity may take a toll on your heart

2019-01-21 14:00

A study found that individuals with a high fluctuation in income had a much higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death, than people who had less fluctuation in income.

The alternative to a state bank

2018-05-23 14:53

The call for state-owned banks in South Africa is not new, but this concept will only benefit a small minority. finweek contributor Johan Fourie proposes an interesting alternative.

Using your home for Airbnb to earn extra income

2017-12-28 09:51

Here's all you need to know about the risks and rewards of making money out of that spare space in your home.

Are our beliefs and behaviour influenced by how much we earn?

2017-11-16 15:52

We take a closer look at how the hobbies, beliefs and behaviours of the respondents of our She Says Female Nation Survey are influenced by income bracket.

Top 10 JSE CEOs take home average R24.6m

2017-07-06 22:30

CEOs of the top 10 JSE-listed companies take home an average pay of R24.6m, a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers revealed.

South Africans poorer than they were in 2015 - report

2017-05-24 21:24

The average adult South African is poorer in 2016 than in 2015, research shows.

SA in per capita recession

2016-12-20 19:36

Although SA is not yet in a recession, it is actually in a per capita recession, according to the latest BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index report.

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