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Breaking the JSE monopoly

By Isabelle Coetzee

South Africa’s most recent stock exchange, A2X, announced it had successfully cleared and settled all the trades from its launch on 6 October. According to Brett Kotze, head of post trade services at A2X, “The successful launch of A2X underpins the willingness of participants to accept and support competition in the South African market.” 

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Let’s talk about ‘Generation Rent'

By Isabelle Coetzee

Unlike previous generations, millennials are disinterested in the stock market. According to Llewellyn Morkel, founder and CEO of ProsperiProp, millennials are not necessarily looking for safer options, but rather quicker returns.

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Employee or freelancer? The taxman wants to know

By Danielle van Wyk

There are many differences between being an employee and a freelancer, from potential perks like flexi working hours to the way in which you pay your tax. Justmoney takes a look at how important it is to make the correct classification for tax purposes.

Employee or freelancer? The taxman wants to know
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Plan ahead: Best ways to spend your 13th cheque

By Isabelle Coetzee

If you are one of the few who will still receive a 13th cheque this year, you might be wondering what to do with it. 

“Though it may be tempting to spend your spare money on gifts, gadgets and treats during the festive season, a 13th cheque can go a long way to secure your financial future, or to ease the ‘dry month’ of January that usually follows the festive spend,” said Nolene Parboo, head of Standard Bank’s transactional products and retail banking.

Plan ahead: Best ways to spend your 13th cheque
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Surviving without your 13th cheque

By Isabelle Coetzee

Every year you depend on your 13th cheque to reduce your debt, pay school fees, or even whisk your family away to the beach. But according to Hedley Lamarque, financial planner for BDO Wealth Advisers, certain businesses may soon revoke their policy on year-end bonuses.

Surviving without your 13th cheque
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Over R1 billion collected by SARS programme

By Isabelle Coetzee

Earlier this week the South African Revenue Service (SARS) announced they have tallied over R1 billion in revenue from their Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP). 

Over R1 billion collected by SARS programme
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How to finance your business idea

By Isabelle Coetzee

A life-changing business idea can induce excitement, and have you jotting down the first draft of your business plan. But this can quickly turn into concern once you start considering the costs of your start-up, and how you will be able to fund it. 

How to finance your business idea
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Life cover after divorce

By Danielle van Wyk

When one gets married there tends to be a keen focus on taking out life cover to protect your family in the event of unfortunate eventualities. However, when going through the emotional stages of a divorce, reviewing and updating your life policy can often be the last thing on your mind.

Life cover after divorce
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Disputing a traffic fine

By Danielle van Wyk

The notorious flash of the speed camera or the notification of a traffic fine in the post is enough to spoil your day, but what if the fine was wrongfully issued? 

Disputing a traffic fine
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Are you ready to retire?

By Danielle van Wyk

1st October marked the International Day of Older Persons. “In South Africa only 6% of South Africans can maintain their standard of living during retirement. The cost of medical care and maintaining your current lifestyle could result in significant financial challenges,” stated Mark Lapedus, Divisional Director for Product Development at Liberty.

Are you ready to retire?
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Spaza shops upgraded in Gauteng

By Isabelle Coetzee

Pick ‘n Pay (PnP), in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED), are tackling township improvements as they helped upgrade another spaza shop last month in Gauteng.  

Spaza shops upgraded in Gauteng
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