How to improve your credit score

Access to credit can be a cornerstone to personal growth and many consumers can relate to the excitement and relief of qualifying for credit to buy a house, a car or to cover education costs and medical emergencies. (more…)

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Digitalisation and the listed property sector

The South African property market is not immune to the worldwide structural trend of consumers increasingly choosing to shop online instead of at their local mall. What are the implications of this trend for the South African listed real estate sector and for investors who hold this sector in their investment portfolio? (more…)

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Five reasons South Africa needs universal health coverage

As South Africa gears up for the full implementation of National Health Insurance, the aims of this crucial element of the country’s future development should not be forgotten. (more…)

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Edge of Chaos Why Democracy Is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth and How to Fix It, By Dambisa Moyo

Around the world, people angry at stagnant wages and growing inequality have rebelled against established governments and turned to political extremes – from the revolutions of the Arab Spring to Brexit and the election of Donald Trump. Liberal democracy, history’s greatest engine of growth, now struggles to overcome unprecedented economic headwinds – whether it’s aging […]

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Katherine Barker, Head of Momentum FundsAtWork

Women need to plan better for their financial future

Busy South African women juggling a myriad of responsibilities often fail to prioritise planning for their financial future. Katherine Barker, Head of Momentum FundsAtWork, says women face different financial risks to men and need to take ownership of their financial future. The right umbrella fund offers female members the flexibility they need to address their […]

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Allianz welcomes new talent

Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS) Africa recently appointed Boitumelo Moate and Nomsa Mathega, as Junior Underwriters in Financial Lines. Financial Lines insurance addresses the liabilities of managers and professionals in today’s increasingly litigious and demanding business environment. “I’d like to warmly welcome Boitumelo and Nomsa to AGCS Africa. I look forward to their contribution as we move towards our vision […]

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SHA Specialist Underwriters appoints PR, Brand and Marketing Manager

  Stalker Hutchinson Admiral (SHA) Specialist Underwriters is proud to announce that Nontuthuko Mhlungu has been appointed as the company’s dedicated Public Relations (PR), Brand and Marketing Manager – this role had not been filled for 18 months. (more…)

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Limitation of land ownership is an economic disaster: Agri SA

Agri SA says it is deeply concerned by the recent comments made by the ANC Chairperson, Gwede Mantashe. (more…)

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Moody’s on South Africa: fiscal slippage likely this year, but medium-term targets within reach

“We expect a slower pace of fiscal consolidation than the Government of South Africa (Baa3 stable) is forecasting based on a number of headwinds,” Moody’s said in a statement this afternoon. (more…)

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STANLIB’s investment platform programme wins global award

STANLIB’s Group Investment Platform programme, which is strengthening the organisation’s platform capabilities – including the recently launched INN8 – has beaten 16 other African countries to win the 2018 Africa PMO of the Year Award. (more…)

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