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PROPERTY: Gautengers exhibit an appetite for property

Gautengers with a penchant for property should consider attending the Pam Golding Properties’ property exhibition at Sandton City from 17-21 September 2014. Glenda Williams investigates.

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INSIGHT: Become a Chartered Financial Analyst

It is a well known fact that local charter holders are in high demand in South Africa. Garth Theunissen looks at how choosing chartered accounting as a career may just open a few doors in the international investment industry.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Why we need competitors

Often people think that having competitors is a bad thing. Colette Symanowitz gives us seven reasons why it is actually quite the opposite.

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MANAGEMENT: Important financial management mistakes

One of the keys to running a successful business is the ability to manage cash flow. Managing your personal finances apart from your business can result in financial stability for both. In this article, Standard Bank’s Ravi Govender takes us through mistakes to avoid when managing business and personal finances.

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MARKET SNIPPET: 17 September 2014

It will be hard to control cost-push inflation due to unemployment levels in South Africa. Although it suggests political strength, bargaining powers of unions has left SA vulnerable to inflation. All this and more in today’s Market Snippet.

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PROPERTY: Real estate catchphrases for first-time buyers

Choosing the right house when trying to buy one for the first time can be daunting, especially when trying to understand the words that advertisers and real estate agents use. Francois Labuschagne from Junk Mail talks about what first time buyers need to know when purchasing property.

Women and money

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: A look at notes in companies’ financial statements

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: 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.