Podcast | What are you going to do with your first million?

Picture: Gallo Images / Foto24 / Loanna Hoffmann
Picture: Gallo Images / Foto24 / Loanna Hoffmann


Have you ever thought about how much you will earn in the next five years?

If you have just started working and taking home R15 000 a month, in the next five years you will earn nearly R1 million – without any promotions or salary increases. What will you have to show for it?

In this podcast City Press personal finance journalists Maya Fisher-French and Mapalo Makhu discuss what they did with their first pay cheques, what they wish they had done, as well as some dos and don’ts.


Maya Fisher-French 

Personal Finance Editor

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