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What Are The Pros Of Mobile Technology?

Mobile technology has made it easier to do a lot of things. From transacting online, to getting multiple forms of entertainment, to online shopping on-the-go, mobile technology has made life much easier. The main advantage offered by mobile technology is that…

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Will The Pension Fund Increase In 2019?

The 2018 Mercer pension index found that South Africans receive on average the lowest income in retirement among countries with a functioning pension system. That along with a strained economic environment with already low levels of savings where consumers are feeling…

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Will The ANC Recall Zuma?

Jacob Zuma had since been recalled by the ANC at the Union Buildings in 2018. This was despite Zuma’s pleas for an extended stay at the Union Buildings. Early in the year of last year and it’s been a year now since Zuma was recalled. It…

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Will President Ramaphosa Save South African Power Utilities?

In the recent 2019 budget speech, the minister of finance, Tito Mboweni wanted to make it clear that: the national government isn’t taking on Eskom’s debt. Eskom took on the debt. Mboweni also detailed the measures that government will undertake to assist Eskom to stabilise its finances. The…

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Will Eskom’s Debt Bring SA To A Downfall?

With terms like Eskom being “too big to fail” clearly Eskom is a huge power parastatal and with it not being back on track can have dire consequences for South Africa’s (SA’s) economy. Even economic predications for Eskom in 2019 have included that if SA doesn’t resolve the loadshedding…

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Why Is Dunkin Donuts Closing Down In South Africa?

Poor performance of the existing stores was one of the main reasons cited for Dunkin Donuts to close down in South Africa (SA). The South African franchise owner also said the move is in line with its value-based strategy that aims at improving the…

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Why Choose Credit Analyst

If you’re one to shoulder the kind of responsibility as assessing a loan applicant’s creditworthiness whether for big loans of a person wanting to get a house, make a loan or an investment. And you’re not just always a yes man or woman and you don’t mind…

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What Is Insider Trading?

Insider trading defines the illegal practice of trading on the stock exchange to one’s own advantage through having access to confidential information. If you buy shares or trade in the stock market. You have to be very aware of insider trading.…

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