ARTICLES RELATING TO WEALTH

How to DIY your retirement savings if you work in the gig economy

2019-08-05 13:20

Lauren Willoughby outlines five ways gig economy workers can DIY their retirement savings.

These 10 billionaires have all gone broke or declared bankruptcy — read the wild stories of how they lost their fortunes

2019-07-24 08:41

These billionaires were on top of the world before declaring bankruptcy or losing a majority of their money.

Nervous Hong Kong millionaires are moving their cash to Singapore

2019-07-17 08:14

Private bankers are being flooded with inquiries from investors in Hong Kong who are worried about the long-term effects of the political crisis in the Chinese city.

Here's how the super-rich are investing their assets this year

2019-07-11 07:00

High net-worth individuals have significantly shifted their asset allocation, according to the Capgemini World Wealth Report 2019.

Luxury property prices softening, offering opportunities for savvy buyers - agencies

2019-06-29 16:30

Luxury home prices are static or declining in many of SA's most sought-after suburbs and sellers are much more willing to negotiate, according to estate agencies.

These South African towns could be the next hotspots for R20 million homes

2019-06-27 07:43

There are 2,200 residential properties worth more than R20 million in South Africa.

Growth in global financial wealth ground to a halt in 2018

2019-06-20 15:33

Growth in global financial wealth was at its lowest in five years in 2018, according to a new report, but Africa was among the regions that bucked the trend.

Forget beach parties and all-night clubbing: Wealthy travellers are spending money differently, and it's created a massive R9.2 trillion industry

2019-06-06 09:25

Wealthy travellers are spending their money on "wellness summits," spirituality retreats, and resorts that focus on health and self-care.

9 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, really is

2019-06-02 08:37

Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet. Worth an estimated $121 billion (R1.7 trillion), the Amazon CEO is $16 billion richer than the world's next-richest person, Bill Gates.

Cape Town 19th on Prime Global Cities Index for Q1

2019-05-21 21:54

Cape Town came in 19th place out of 45 cities in the world monitored for Knight Frank's Prime Global Cities Index for the first quarter of 2019.

 

Buffett backs off stock rally as his cash pile hits $122bn

2019-08-04 16:36

Warren Buffett’s distaste for overpaying is winning out over his frustration with sitting on a lot of cash.

The world's richest women - and how long it'll take them to catch up with Jeff Bezos

2019-07-23 22:11

Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are the world's first two centi-billionaires. But if the richest women in the world want to catch up with them, most will have to wait till they're over 100 years old.

20 rags to riches stories that will blow your mind

2019-07-14 07:18

Before they became some of the most famous and richest people in the world, these celebrities and entrepreneurs endured hardship and struggles.

More questions around sex trafficking accused billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

2019-07-09 19:00

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein has found himself accused of running a sex-trafficking ring that lured dozens of young women to his home. But there are other questions, too, including how he made his money.

Higher risk of cyber attacks for wealth managers, says global wealth report

2019-06-29 15:15

Cybersecurity continues to challenge wealth managers, according to a global wealth report released by Boston Consulting Group.

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.

Trump’s net worth rises to $3bn despite business setbacks

2019-06-12 17:58

US President Donald Trump’s net worth rose to $3bn, a 5% gain over the past year, thanks to a jump in the value of an office-building deal he once sued to prevent.

Forbes needed to expand their self-made list because more women are “amassing fortunes than ever before” through business

2019-06-05 17:19

New women are populating the Forbes' rich lists, and we're here for it.

A third of the people in this European country are millionaires

2019-05-27 08:39

Of the 38,300 people who live in Monaco, a tiny city-state on the French Riviera,12,261 of them are millionaires.

An early retiree quizzed 100 millionaires about their biggest money mistakes and discovered nearly all of them fell into the same trap

2019-05-12 10:56

Early retiree John thinks many high-earning people, including himself, often fall into a trap early in their careers that breeds overconfidence.

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