By Ethel Hazelhurst
From Business Report
Much is riding on finance minister Trevor Manuel's medium-term budget policy statement, due on October 21. For the first time since the medium-term budget was introduced in 1997, financial markets are uncertain what to expect.
Risk gets priced in early in South Africa, this shows in the market reaction to this weeks political developments. But the real teller will be the mini-budget. Regardless of what happens though, have you conducted a financial healthcheck? Have you worked out your own budget? Do you need debt consolidation or management?