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BLOG: One Rand Man #3

The One Rand Man only has R240 left for the rest of the month. With a budget of R40 per day, will he see the 31st with a few coins left in his pocket?

global trade

INVESTMENT: Profits are made at a time of economic and political unrest

The foreign exchange or the forex market is the biggest and most active financial market in the world. With the forex market being such a global and interconnected marketplace, events from all corners of the globe can have an immediate effect on exchange rates and currency values. We look at the effects.

savings culture

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: In conversation with Renee Keeble

After managing a leading financial institution’s marketing operations, Keeble identified an opportunity within the industry to provide a truly people-centric and performance-driven outsourced contact centre. We take a look at her company, Commercial Direct.

Christelle Fourie

INSIGHT: Balancing work and personal life

A lot of people debate whether women can balance both a successful, professional career and family life. We look at how working moms can balance these important roles.

Global markets

MARKET SNIPPET: 31 July 2014

To get your daily fix on all things related to global market movements, tune in to Finweek.com for a snippet of what the experts have to say.

South Africa

ECONOMY: A plan that unites business

The National Development Plan has for the past few years been a highly supported Government-commissioned plan. Finweek takes a look at what can be expected for South Africa’s private sector in the following years.

Export

ECONOMY: What the Eurozone recovery means for SA

New research from Grant Thornton reveals that Europe is recovering from economic problems caused by the sovereign debt crisis. This turnaround will hopefully stimulate increased trade with South Africa.

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INVESTMENT: Make rising interest rates work for you

The rise in the Repo rate is very bad news for those not saving money but may be good for those who have started saving earlier on. We look at financial challenges people might face in the midst of this.

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BLOG: One Rand Man #2

July is National Savings Month and while the rest of us will spend the month feeling guilty over how little we save, one Capetonian will put his money where his mouth is… in R1 coins. Follow the One Rand Man’s journey right here every week with a blog about his experience.

personal finance

Finance for non-financial sorts: How accounting influences key business decisions

This is a new series prepared by Finweek that aims to unpack financial jargon in an easy-to-understand and accessible format. Instead of making accounting dry and boring, we show readers how to apply it to their businesses and investments.

global trade

Finance for non-financial sorts: The importance of recording assets

This is a new series prepared by Finweek that aims to unpack financial jargon in an easy-to-understand and accessible format. Instead of making accounting dry and boring, we show readers how to apply it to their businesses and investments.