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Rating agencies may come knocking

By Andre Botha

It is only the middle of February, but the rand has already made two big moves. The first was the rand moving from R14.60 to R 13.20 at the beginning of the year, as emerging markets (EM) became fashionable again. The second was where the rand gave away nearly 90 cents in 2 weeks as the EM rally ran out of steam, and local events started to hit the headlines.

Rating agencies may come knocking
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Financial News

The cost of sending money home to neighbouring countries

By Athenkosi Sawutana

Transferring money home within the Southern African Development Community (SADC) provides vital financial support for many households in neighbouring countries.

The cost of sending money home to neighbouring countries
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Financial News

Student bank accounts: Which come out on top?

By Danielle van Wyk

Being a student signals budgeting and not having a lot of money at your disposal. This means streamlining expenses such as your grocery costs and entertainment budget. But what if your bank account is in fact costing you more than you can afford?

Student bank accounts: Which come out on top?
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Medical aid

Can you afford an ambulance in South Africa?

By Isabelle Coetzee

When a loved one is straddling the line between life and death, you won’t hesitate to call an ambulance. This week, Justmoney found out how much an ambulance ride costs in South Africa, whether you can refuse to get into an ambulance, and who pays the bill if you’re unconscious. 

Can you afford an ambulance in South Africa?
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Financial News

Discovery Vitality: The impact it had on my health

By Isabelle Coetzee

It’s nearly 30 degrees outside, but my windows are closed to prevent further wildfire smoke from entering my bedroom. I’m hopping around, squatting and lunging my way into my “cardio zone” so that I can earn 200 points on Discovery Vitality and meet my weekly activity goals.

Discovery Vitality: The impact it had on my health
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Financial News,Investments

Rand runs out of steam in lead-up to budget speech

By Andre Botha

For all the foreshadowing that was done last week in terms of the two big speeches by the head of states in the United States (US) and South Africa (SA), very little happened as a direct consequence thereof.

Rand runs out of steam in lead-up to budget speech
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Financial News

The cover you need at every age and stage

By Danielle van Wyk

Insurance is often neglected during people’s twenties and inflated during their forties. So, which insurance products should you pursue at which age?

The cover you need at every age and stage
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