Articles

August 22, 2019

The Invention of Money

In three centuries, the heresies of two bankers became the basis of our modern economy. When the Venetian merchant Marco Polo got to China, in […]
August 22, 2019

How to determine a building’s insurance value

In estimating the replacement cost of a building, many will refer to a construction guide such as the Property & Construction Handbook published by AECOM. […]
August 22, 2019

The ‘business side’ of marriage

With wedding season fast approaching, countless soon-to-be-brides across the country are rushing to pin down the final touches for their special day. However, amid painstaking […]
August 22, 2019

SEVEN MYTHS ABOUT WILLS

WHY IS A WILL SO IMPORTANT? If your client doesn’t have a Will or if he/she has an outdated one, this is a good time […]
July 25, 2019

Time really is money

Pay it forward or pay it ‘backward’ … saving R1 050 a month at 8% interest will give you R30 000 in just over two […]
July 25, 2019

Three powerful tips to boost your savings

The process of savings is much simpler and speedier than what is usually expected, the benefits are savings increasing exponentially. Picture: Shutterstock As rocketing fuel […]
July 25, 2019

9 ways SARS is targeting you this tax season

The South African Revenue Services (SARS) has launched the 2019 tax season for taxpayers who use the updated digital channels, eFiling and the SARS MobiApp. […]
July 25, 2019

Breaking Futures: Thoughts by Clem Sunter

For the last five years, I have been asking people to watch the flags that could turn the world’s political and economic game upside down […]
June 20, 2019

Fear and (Dys)functionality

Who of us have not pondered acts of bravery and thought, “Would I have been able to do that?” Especially when the act is deliberate […]