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January 30, 2018
24 January 2018: As the New Year begins many consumers will be looking to reduce their credit card debt as part of a resolution to get their finances on track. “Although it may seem like a daunting task given the amount of debt you may owe, reducing or paying off your credit card debt can be...
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30 January 2018: Food and transport tops the list of items that consumers spend their money on. This is according to FNB data that focused on the spending patterns of FNB Gold account holders who earn a gross income of between R7 000 and R25 000 a month, the data was collected from May to October...
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Beating leukaemia in my matric year: Neo Rakuba’s story My name is Neo Rakuba, and I matriculated with the class of 2017. They say that your matric year is a hard one… I didn’t know just how hard it was going to be. In 2016, it seemed as though everything was going well for me...
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2018: A Better year – yes or no? 17 Reasons why the answer is “YES” By Steuart Pennington “Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one” Voltaire. In breezing through the Sunday papers, notably the Sunday Times and City Press I was struck by Mavuso Msimang’s question “is the clean-up in...
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DO WE TALK IT LIKE IT IS? TAKE THE TEST 😀 By Steuart Pennington Subject: Poverty, inequality and unemployment A few weeks ago I invited you to take a test of eight questions to check whether your perceptions matched the reality of life in South Africa. I mentioned that out of the 38 countries that...
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Youth unemployment is a serious issue facing South Africa, with the latest figures estimating that almost 70% of young people under the age of 25 are currently unemployed. To help young South Africans overcome the struggle for job security, Pearson Institute of Higher Education is giving away scholarships to the value of R30 million. A...
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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'