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Finweek Quiz #39

Welcome to another Finweek quiz! This week one lucky participant who gets all the answers right will win a copy of ‘Raising the Bar’ by Songezo Zibi. In this book, Zibi explores why South Africa is the way it is, and discusses the issues South Africans must confront in order for SA to become a prosperous nation.

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INVESTMENT: A spotlight on the banking sector

Simon Brown has taken the time to explain what the nuances are of all the sectors in SA. Today he discusses the banking sector and focusses mainly on what can be defined as the impairment ratio.

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MONEY: Addictive business models

Any business owner will tell you that repeat customers are invaluable. Your ultimate goal is to reach as many customers as possible by selling something the market finds addictive. Gareth Ochse uses porn as an example to illustrate how addictive business models work.

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INSIGHT: Opportunities for CFO organisations

According to a study conducted by ACCA and IMA, companies increasingly encourage their business departments to liaise with the finance team to increase better decision support. Finweek investigates the opportunities presented by business partnering in CFO organisations.

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FRANCHISE: Successful franchising

The fact that franchising is based on an existing system does not guarantee its success. Like any other job, owning a franchise requires interest and passion. Finweek takes a look at what it takes to manage a successful franchise.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Outsourcing for small business

Small business success can often be linked to focussing on delivering the products and services that are core to the business’ sustainability and growth. One way to achieve this is by outsourcing tasks. Here are a few factors to look at when considering outsourcing.

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SAVING SAVVY: Five habits of women with financial flair

Every woman can be financially savvy with the right mindset, a good plan and the ability to say no. In this article, FNB’s Eunice Sibiya offers five tips to help you take control of your financial future in August.

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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?

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Finance for non-financial sorts: In response to marketing matters

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.

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Finance for non-financial sorts: A company’s moat

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.