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Get the most out of your first salary with these 4 tips

Get the most out of your first salary with these 4 tipsBy Opinion 24m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareWith many South Africans returning to work this week, albeit remotely for many, this is still an exciting time for young graduates who may be earning their very first salary. If 2020 has taught us anything it has shown us to expect the unexpected and managing one’s salary responsibly is absolutely key. Neil Thompson, Head of Product and Customer Value Proposition at Af..

INSURANCE INSIGHT: The top three health trends for 2021

INSURANCE INSIGHT: The top three health trends for 2021By Opinion 2m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareWhile no one could have predicted the way 2020 turned out, its impacts will continue to be felt long into 2021, especially in the health space for obvious reasons. This is according to Paul Cox, Managing Director at the Essential Group of Companies (including health insurance provider, EssentialMED). He believes that, in 2021, South Africa will see the following trends ..

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52% of South Africans don’t want Covid vaccine, despite SA securing initial batch

52% of South Africans don’t want Covid vaccine, despite SA securing initial batchBy Opinion 24m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareWhile tens of millions of people around the world have already received the life-saving Covid-19 vaccine, the first round of jabs has yet to commence in South Africa. Last week, however, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize presented the government’s roll-out strategy and confirmed that the country will be receiving 1,000,000 doses in January, foll..

Financially stressed in 2021? What can your employer do to help?

Financially stressed in 2021? What can your employer do to help?By Opinion 34m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareIf your organisation has staff who are financially stressed, you are losing out on productive working time. In fact, as many as half of all financially stressed employees spend three hours or more at work each week thinking about or dealing with personal financial issues. That’s almost half a working day lost each week. Some employees may be tempted to take ou..

Covid-19 has taught us your health is vital

Covid-19 has taught us your health is vital By Opinion 14m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShare“I am too young” or “Cancer doesn’t run in my family” are some of the oldest myths women tell themselves when speaking about cancer. But the truth is that a shift in mindset is vital to ensure the health of yourself and your loved ones. And while the strict restrictions placed on South Africans due to COVID-19 has caused great disruption in our daily routines, regular health chec..

INVESTMENT INSIGHT: Equities pause after strong week, Bitcoin tumbles

INVESTMENT INSIGHT: Equities pause after strong week, Bitcoin tumblesBy Opinion 24m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Neil Wilson European markets were in a holding pattern early on Monday as investors parsed signals of recovery, vaccine rollouts, surging case loads and tougher lockdowns. The FTSE 100 eased back by around half of a percent, trading around the 6,840 level whilst the Dax traded under 14k. It was a strong run-up last week so we are likely just seeing a ..

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