As the global economy continues its ups and downs, an increasing number of South Africans are wondering where to invest their money. As the world’s financial and economic landscape continues to change, should we be looking beyond our borders for the best investments over the medium and long term? Continue reading
From time to time, many of us are faced with debtors who owe us relatively small amounts, in the region of several thousand Rand. While the legal costs of suing these debtors often make litigation impractical, individuals can approach the Small Claims Court to resolve the situation if debtors seem unwilling to pay. Continue reading
Many business owners make donations to good causes on a regular basis, and since the tax laws were first amended in 2006 there have been several taxation benefits associated with donations, allowing your business to do well while doing good. Here are a few important details concerning tax-deductible donations: Continue reading
Doodads are spontaneous purchases that you’d never repeat, given a second chance. Take our easy 5 question Quiz to see if YOU are a Doodad Specialist!
At the end we’ll send you a little spreadsheet to capture your credit card expenses on (for your eyes only). If you fall into the Doodad Specialist category, you probably need some help – contact us if you’d like us to help you.
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Are there times when you feel like your business is a treadmill – demanding hard work from you as you run your company but giving you the feeling that you are going nowhere?
If you’ve felt like this before, you are not alone – the entrepreneurial treadmill is a feeling that many business owners experience, and there are ways to solve this common business problem. Here are some tips for running your business without letting it run you: Continue reading
Having a child is one of the most important milestones in many relationships and understandably, the decision to start a family is often taken by overjoyed would-be parents who plan to spend many happy years raising their children. However, without careful financial planning you may not be able to provide for a key expense in your child’s upbringing: education.
Education – A Major Expense
In contrast to many countries where education is free to the public, South Africa has seen the cost of primary, secondary, and tertiary education increase in recent years. Continue reading