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Why SA should consider help from the IMF to fix the economy

The International Monetary Fund's view of how to fix South Africa's economy deserves to be seriously considered.

​A single woman counts the cost of having a baby

The expectant mother was in a predicament. She was the primary care-giver for her four-year-old and would soon be for her newborn.

Get the fix: Bank rot in SA spotlight

After international crackdowns on forex market rigging, local authorities are following suit.

Pimples: Randela’s long walk

Do you know how far your Randela goes? Join the celebrated bank note as it journeys through the hands of ordinary, and not so ordinary, South Africans.

How savings empower us

South Africa has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the world's most economically unequal countries.

Savings wake-up call for South Africa

From not earning enough or not having a desire to do so, the reasons given for South Africans not saving are myriad.

SA needs to start saving seriously

Banks and the state have a role to play to change the thinking of South Africans, writes Lynley Donnelly.

Short-term savings account

When selecting a savings account, interest isn't everything. Also consider the convenience factor.

Smart investments for pensioners

Pensioners tend to struggle in a low interest-rate environment. What investment decisions should they be making?

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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