Good week, bad week: 29 November - 3 December 2010

By Staff Writer
Good Week

South Africans are starting to save: A new report released by Old Mutual indicatd that South Africans are finally starting to save a little bit of cash. However, it's still not enough...

Education: It's the festive season and experts reckon it'd be a good idea to cut back on the spending, especially on your kids, and rather put the money into a fund for their education.


Bad week

The Rand debate: You better believe it, it's still going on. Where is the Rand going is the question on everybody's lips. The answer, however, is not a simple one.

The need for credit: Credit demand by South Africa's private sector rose by 5.11% year-on-year in October showed data from the central bank which was released on Monday.

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Discovery Vitality: The impact it had on my health

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