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What does the #ZumaExit mean for the country?

By Danielle van Wyk

Wednesday night marked the end of an era as former President Jacob Zuma publicly announced his resignation. While the nation for the most part has welcomed this change, it has left many with questions about what happens now.

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Tax

Understanding income tax as a freelancer

By Isabelle Coetzee

Working for yourself certainly seems appealing. But, unlike those working for a company, you will have the added responsibility of taking care of your income tax.

Understanding income tax as a freelancer
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Financial News

Mines blamed for land and livelihood destruction

By Athenkosi Sawutana

Activists from the Alternative Mining Indaba (AMI) presented their memorandum of demands to the mining fraternity during their annual Investing in African Mining Indaba at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on Wednesday.

Mines blamed for land and livelihood destruction
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Financial News,Tax

Possible tax non-compliance in religious sector

By Isabelle Coetzee

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently launched an investigation into possible tax non-compliance in the religious sector.

Possible tax non-compliance in religious sector
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Financial News

11 Tips to make the best impression at your next job interview

By Danielle van Wyk

The job interview process can be daunting to say the least. There’s so much to think about, from what you should wear and how firm a handshake you should give to being well-researched on the company and planning how early to arrive. To help you through the process, here are eleven of the best tips.

11 Tips to make the best impression at your next job interview
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Financial News

Fuel price drop set for Wednesday

By Danielle van Wyk

South Africans can look forward to lower fuel prices as of midnight tonight. This is according to unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. This means that you will soon be paying 30 cents less per litre for both grades of petrol, and 17 cents less per litre on the price of diesel. The price of illuminating paraffin will be dropping by 19 cents per litre.

Fuel price drop set for Wednesday
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Investments

Spoilt for choice

By 10X - Partner Content

It feels like every second ad we see espouses the virtues of choice. We’ve become conditioned to believe that choice is always a good thing and that the more choice we have, the better it is. This is just not true. There’s a common sense truth to this argument, though we seldom stop to consider it. The problem with choice is that, after we’ve made one, we think about what we could have had, and wonder if it would have been better. 

Spoilt for choice
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Medical aid

Surgeries NOT covered by medical aid

By Isabelle Coetzee

Certain surgeries are not covered by medical aid schemes because they are considered cosmetic surgeries, rather than functional surgeries. The former focusses on a patient’s aesthetics, whilst the latter strives to improve a patient’s health. However, a handful of surgeries appear to be cosmetic, but they are actually functional. In these cases, how do medical aid schemes distinguish between the two?

Surgeries NOT covered by medical aid
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Credit rating

Q&A: are you “blacklisted”?

By Isabelle Coetzee

Understanding the ins-and-outs of being blacklisted can be complicated. To help you come to grips with it all, Shavani Naidoo, marketing manager at TransUnion, joined us for a Q&A.

Q&A: are you “blacklisted”?
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Financial News

Don’t wait until the well has run dry …

By 10X - Partner Content

With dam levels at record lows and severe water restrictions in places, few Capetonians could have escaped recent warnings that the pipes would soon run dry. A bit like older people and their money. And despite the ramping up of water restrictions to proper crisis levels and terror-induced action on water saving in the suburbs it seems we are still hurtling towards Day Zero. It seems the damage has been done and decades of wastefulness cannot be undone in a few weeks.

Don’t wait until the well has run dry …
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Financial News

Day Zero: What you need to be stocking up on

By Danielle van Wyk

12 April, or as Capetonians have dubbed it ‘Day Zero’, has everyone up in arms as citizens are urged to consume less than 50 litres per person per day. The warnings have resulted in pandemonium as residents’ flock to emptying store shelves of 5 litre water containers to store in the wake of the drought.

Day Zero: What you need to be stocking up on
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