The deadly novel coronavirus outbreak (2019-CoV) has resulted in passenger and cargo ships being quarantined around the world, partial and complete travel bans to parts of China and shipping and airlines being unable or unwilling to deliver cargo to the contractual destination.
Malcolm Hartwell, ... Read More »
By Jaco Prinsloo, Certified Financial Planner at Alexander Forbes Financial Planning Consultants
The benefits of saving are well known, as are the tax benefits offered by tax-free savings accounts (TFSA) and retirement annuity funds (RA). But what is unclear is which savings vehicle is ... Read More »
Ransomware industry flourishes in SA while business are largely unprepared for the business interruption and financial fallout of a breach
In a recent Carte Blanche episode, the investigative news programme revealed that South Africa had faced a number of major cyberattacks during 2019 ... Read More »
By Terrance M. Booysen and peer reviewed by Jene’ Palmer CA(SA) (CGF Lead Independent Consultant)
As most South Africans eagerly awaited some reprieve from a year of constant and negative bombardment, be this over matters such as a massively contracted economy, rising unemployment, ... Read More »
It’s the time of year again where South Africans nationwide swap work check lists for personal wish lists and the search for gifts becomes all-consuming. The festive season also presents a timely opportunity for pre-retirees and retirees to consider a more pragmatic approach to gift giving; namely ... Read More »
This is a bill that arises out of the sale of goods on credit. The bill for the amount owing is then sold to a bank at a discount to face value, after which the bank guarantees repayment and sells it into the market where it becomes a tradable security.