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Clientéle Life (G) 5.250% 5.050%
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#BudgetSpeech2021 - Most welcome light at the end of the tunnel
Last week, the Finance Minister delivered the Budget speech against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. We share the views of some experts who agree that the Budget was more optimistic than expected, with tax increases kept to a minimum.
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#BudgetSpeech2021 - What it means for SME sector
In response to the Budget Speech delivered in Parliament by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, Garth Rossiter, Chief Risk Officer at SME service provider firm Lulalend unpacks the Budget Speech's implications for the SME sector.
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Impact of lower salary increases on retirement savings
With wage freezes continuing to be a reality for many South Africans, retirement income specialist Just considers the impact of lower or zero salary increases on retirement savings and provides various examples of how working longer can positively address this.
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Household Net Wealth Index study shows that the rich are getting richer
According to the latest Momentum-Unisa South African Wealth Index, South African households’ real net wealth surprisingly increased by an estimated R1 009.1 billion from the onset of the second quarter of 2020 (Q2 2020) to the end of the year (Q4 2020). This happened despite COVID-19, the lockdown, job losses and an economic contraction.
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