Our Economy’s Defining Moment

Our Economy’s Defining Moment

The Aloe Ferox survives and thrives when times are tough. It actually prefers less water. It wins even when it seems the odds are against it. Mr President, in your State of the Nation Address two weeks ago you reminded us that our capacity to win is not diminished. We...
Budget Speech 2020: The Verdict

Budget Speech 2020: The Verdict

The verdict- Budget Speech 2020:Despite the countries stagnant economic growth, lack of jobs and good education- There is some good that has come out of this year’s speech:  -A low tax increase (apart from the annual raise in road accident, and fuel levies) -No VAT...
Education and student loans

Education and student loans

EDUCATION STUDENT LOANS: Often leave graduates carrying a heavy repayment burden. When graduating and finding employment the last thing your child wants to do is pay back a large amount of their salary to paying back student loans. The Africa Direct Student Loan works...
Mindful Black Friday budgeting

Mindful Black Friday budgeting

Tips on how to be mindful of your budgeting this Black Friday 1.Know your money:Know how much you earn, how much goes out of your account, your monthly expenses, and your balance.2.Plan:Retailers plan way ahead for Black Friday deals. You should do the same. This...
Budget Speech 2020: What to expect

Budget Speech 2020: What to expect

The South African Budget speech of 2020 and what to expect. The 2020 Budget speech happening this afternoon Wednesday- 26th February. The country battling the slow economic growth, unemployment potential tax revenue shortfalls, and the overall form of the demise of...