Prof Christi van der Westhuizen's opinion piece "Liberals are failing to wrap their heads around race" amounts to a straw man argument, writes Zakhele Mbhele.
The usual Black Friday suspects, including dishwashers and fridges, feature on 2019 shopping lists – but electricity and water backup systems are proving popular too.
Several retail experts gave us some straight advice on how you can prepare for Black Friday 2019 in South Africa, starting immediately.
Just as local tech fanatics are gearing up for the arrival of the new iPhone 11 Pro, a global analysis has revealed that it would take almost 18 days for the average South African to save up to buy the phone.
In the current economic climate South African millennials are having a hard time saving.
Ongoing education is still necessary for a genuine savings culture to be enabled in South Africa, says the CEO of credit life insurance brand Yalu.
There is a major gap between expectation and reality when it comes to saving for retirement.
An estimated 16 million South Africans have cash in bank savings accounts, but a staggering 40% of people have placed this money in low interest-bearing savings accounts.
Most consumers are not only failing to save any money at all, but are continuing to live beyond their means and falling into debt, explains an investment associate at Cannon Asset Managers.
We are constantly bombarded with advertising messages telling us how we can “save” if we buy something. So it’s easy for us to fall prey to spending money on things we don’t really need out of impulse.
These are 5 easy ways to help you save money in 2019 that you may not have considered.
Four weeks to go until the shopping bonanza that 29 November 2019 promises to be.
Game says most stores will be open from midnight on Black Friday, which falls on 29 November in 2019.
Given the current economic environment, it is simply too difficult to save more, right? But your future retired self will thank you for every extra cent that you manage to put away. And the first steps to increased savings are basic.
For every rand that one household in South Africa saves, another household is "dis-saving" by spending on credit, says a professor in economics.
Saving money is not just for when you already have a purchase or holiday idea, it should be something that you do monthly, says venture capitalist Shakes Motsilili.
Everybody deserves to spoil themselves every now and then, otherwise life would become very dull and boring, says Yanga Nozibele, investment associate at Cannon Asset Managers.
When it comes to long-term investing towards retirement, millennials are not doing so great, says Noluyolo Betela, client relationship manager at Allan Gray.
Understanding how electricity tariffs work is the first step towards taking charge of your spending, says Citiq Prepaid managing director Michael Franze.
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To avoid the pitfalls of debt and credit shortfalls a financial expert suggests playing 'budget bingo'.
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