ARTICLES RELATING TO WEALTHY

Millionaires are happier than the average person, but it's not because of how much leisure time they have — it's because of how they spend it

2019-12-16 11:26

Millionaires devote more of their leisure time to active activities, like exercising, than to passive activities, like watching Netflix.

Here's where South Africa's super rich are making their money

2019-06-26 20:15

The AfrAsia Bank report found that there are 4,400 fewer dollar millionaires in SA, predominantly due to the weaker rand.

These are the top 10 academic schools in South Africa right now - with fees starting from R30,000 a year

2019-01-07 14:03

On average, matriculants at the top school had five distinctions each.

A top SA billionaire and Ramaphosa ally may be on his way out – 12 things you need to know about Ivan Glasenberg

2018-10-22 18:37

Bloomberg reported that Ivan Glasenberg may be planning to retire in the next three to five years.

#ICYMI: "I am previously advantaged and privileged", 5 unforgettable protest images AND 8 ridiculously wealthy princesses

2018-03-23 15:26

Public holiday get in the way of you reading these top stories? No stress, here they are again.

SA-born billionaire buys Los Angeles Times for R6bn

2018-02-08 11:54

Patrick Soon-Shiong, "America's richest doctor", has bought the Los Angeles Times newspaper - one of the largest and most widely-read publications in the US - for $500m.

Trump's business tax cut seen as major boon for top 1%

2017-09-28 06:30

Despite President Donald Trump’s statement that “the rich will not be gaining at all”, the tax plan he rolled out may contain over $1trn in breaks for the highest earners and the wealthy.

Does earning R50k in SA make you wealthy?

2017-04-13 14:02

Two Fin24 users share opposing views on whether a monthly income of R50 000 classifies someone as wealthy.

How SA's rich stack up on Forbes' billionaires list

2017-03-23 18:15

The rich are getting richer - well, that is for at least 5 of the 8 South African men appearing on the Forbes' 2017 List of the World’s Richest People.

 

Photos show how obsessed the wealthy are with blinged-out superyachts

2019-11-09 12:22

When an onshore mansion just won't do, the world's wealthy take to the seas to lounge on superyachts with pools, basketball courts, and IMAX theatres.

New York execs are paying nearly R5,000 an hour to have their closets organised — and it's not just the ultra-rich anymore

2019-04-22 08:14

Alix Strauss for The New York Times reports that many New York executives are paying hourly or weekly rates for personal helpers in order to save time.

'Cheaper' private schools delivered more top performers than South Africa’s most expensive schools in 2018

2019-01-03 15:32

The IEB matric results for 2018 show no correlation between the cost of a private school and the number of top performers it produces.

PICS: Zim tycoon's luxury home goes for R36.5m

2018-11-29 15:41

The luxury multi-million rand Johannesburg mansion of top Zimbabwean businessman James Makamba was auctioned off for R36.5m.

These are the top vintage vehicles in South Africa – selling for up to R289 million a car

2018-04-15 07:13

Vintage cars are one the best performing investments globally, more than doubling in value the past ten years.

6 of the best rags to riches stories ever

2018-03-22 11:00

These stories are proof that your present does not define your future.

Rand strength helps grow SA's wealthy - report

2017-11-19 12:41

In the past two years the rand has rebounded, with wealth per adult rising in dollar terms, according to a report.

Rise of the family office for Africa's super rich

2017-07-04 19:46

Family offices, which provide a more customised offering than wealth managers and private banks, are a fast growing wealth management segment in Africa.

Survey lifts lid on habits, attitudes of SA's well-off

2017-04-11 10:15

Want to know how the relatively rich live? A new report provides insight into South Africa's well-off, with some surprising results.

Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump tumbles

2017-03-20 17:00

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again tops the Forbes magazine list of the world's richest billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots.

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