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Your career
Need a raise? Here’s an 8-point plan for landing the increase you deserve.
Is it really time to take all your money offshore?
It seems like such a compelling argument: The JSE is struggling, offshore markets are doing well – rather invest offshore. But before you do, read this.
Your guide to employing a domestic worker: contracts, sick leave, UIF and more
Many South Africans who employ domestic workers do not have the proper conditions or contracts in place. Here’s how to make sure you are doing the right thing.
Financial decisions you should make before 40
There are a few financial issues you should have sorted out by the time you are 40. There’s no time like the present to get started…
How to evaluate investment returns in tough economic times
Local stock market returns have been dismal over the last three years. How do you judge the growth in your investment portfolio during difficult periods?
Is it time to increase your life and disability cover?
A change in lifestyle or an increase in debt could mean that you need to review your life and disability cover to make sure it still meets your family’s needs.
Know your life policy: accidental death vs elevated cover
Get to know the differences between accidental death benefits and life cover policies, and why it is so important to take your HIV test.