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.

Wealth per person: Why Monaco is tops in the world

2019-04-25 06:00

Monaco tops the list of top-10 wealthiest countries in the world per capita, according ti Global Wealth Migration Review by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth found.

World 'hedge fund capital' mansions left empty as even the rich start downsizing

2019-04-20 15:05

In Greenwich, nicknamed the world's hedge fund capital, its trademark luxury homes are increasingly standing empty.

About 3 000 super-rich left SA in the past 10 years - report

2019-04-16 05:00

About 3 000 super-rich - those with wealth of about R14m or more - migrated from South Africa over the past 10 years, according to a New World Wealth report.

Meet the families behind $70bn in global liquor dynasties

2019-04-11 05:00

Liquor isn't always quicker, but it can make a family very wealthy, say Tom Metcalf and Tom Maloney.

A woman who studied 600 dollar millionaires discovered most of the super rich have surprisingly affordable homes. Here's what some of those look like.

2019-03-16 08:48

Several well-known dollar millionaires and billionaires, like Warren Buffett, live in affordable homes compared to their net worth. Take a look inside.

These are the world's wealthiest cities - index

2019-03-06 10:56

Despite the ongoing Brexit saga, London still came out tops overall on the Knight Frank City Wealth Index 2019.

Here are the world's richest black billionaires

Fewer than 1% of the world's billionaires are black. These 11 billionaires are media moguls, telecom giants, and more. Here's how they became wealthy.

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Merrill Lynch is creating a guide to help wealthy people choose how to spend their money, and there are only 4 options

2019-01-27 17:17

Once you've reached a comfortable level of wealth, your spending should align with your end goal, according to a forthcoming guide from Merrill Lynch.

'Flexing' or bragging about your expensive things may stop you from making friends, research shows

2019-01-23 08:36

Nobody likes being overshadowed, but bragging about your money is a surefire way to do this.


These are the favourite hobbies of the super-rich...and you can do some of them too

2019-05-05 20:45

Ever wondered what the super-rich in the world like to do for relaxation?

SA households lost almost R450bn in wealth in 2018 - report

2019-04-24 19:59

SA households saw a total of R449.8bn of wealth wiped out between in 2018, according to the latest Momentum Unisa Household Wealth Report.

Lack of safety for women may be impacting SA's wealth

2019-04-16 21:57

The safety of women is one of the best ways to gauge a country's long-term wealth growth potential, states a new report by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth.

9 ways to help your child develop a healthy relationship with money

2019-04-11 06:00

Elian Wiener asks the experts how to prepare your children for life financially.

Are these equity funds poor performers or simply mistreated?

2019-04-04 10:25

According to PSG Weath’s Schalk Louw, he has seen an increasing amount of criticism aimed at certain equity funds with regard to their recent underperformance. But there are some important questions investors should ask before simply selling out of these funds out of fear.

Inside the lives of surprisingly frugal millionaires and billionaires, from businessmen like Warren Buffett to A-list celebs

2019-03-09 17:58

Frugality is one of the key characteristics of wealth, according to one researcher. See inside the frugal habits of some famous millionaires and billionaires.

Our top influencers: Fast fame, but fast forgotten?

2019-02-25 15:19

Social media influencers are part of an industry worth billions of dollars, but how do they make their money - and how long will their earning power last? A successful influencer, a social media professional and an aspiring influencer share some tricks of the trade, and discuss the dark side of the glam life.

16 questions to review your financial matters

2019-02-18 11:21

Now is a good time to review your wealth structures and update important documents, says a fiduciary and tax expert.

Investment: Focus on retaining your wealth in 2019

2019-01-26 14:20

The end of 2018 was turbulent for stock markets around the globe, so don't expect "anything spectacular" any time soon, says the chair of the Geneva Management Group.

The CEO behind 'Fortnite' is now worth over R100 billion

2019-01-05 15:59

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney is worth over R100 billion, and it's not just because of "Fortnite."

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