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March 7, 2017
Pros and cons of fixed life insurance premiums  06 March 2017: More often, people choose life insurance cover without fully understanding the difference between fixed and escalating insurance premiums. Knowing the contrast can help you choose cover that best suits your needs. Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life, urges consumers taking out life insurance to...
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Johannesburg; 6 March 2017: During his Budget speech Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced a 5% increase in dividends tax from 15% to 20%; this may be disappointing for people looking to dividends for some earnings. Pieter du Toit, CEO of FNB Investments, says, “There was also good news in that the annual limit on Tax...
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HATS OFF TO UPINGTON’S HAT MAKER In a well-ordered workshop in dusty Upington, a whoop of joy rang out amidst the feathers and the fascinators on Eveline de Lange’s workbench. Some 800 km away at the Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town, as the beautiful people raised their glasses to their Sun Met wins, the diminutive...
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Maps tell a 1000 words – how SA compares! By Steuart Pennington There are occasions when we hear (quite often actually) that we in SA are ‘the worst in the world’ and this or that. There are 235 countries in the world, does that mean we come 235th ? or near the bottom of the...
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What’s going to happen in Europe this year? French election result? German election result? Dutch election result? Italian election result? Greek ‘grexit’? Future of the EU? by Cees Bruggemans              Whereas 2016 was the Year of Brexit, only within four months to be superseded as the Year of Trump, 2017 looks likely to be the Year...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'