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8 Financial Reasons Why Businesses Fail

8 Financial Reasons Why Businesses Fail

Many businesses fail due to finance related reasons. Financial reasons can cause for both small businesses and large corporates to fail. South Africa has one of the highest failure rates of new SME’s in the world. A study done by SEDA (The Small Enterprise Development...
Financial Checklist for Businesses

Financial Checklist for Businesses

This is an easy financial checklist for businesses that you can apply to ensure your business finances are in order: Have a budget in place for the year ahead as well as forecasts for 2-5 years and 5-10 years. Most importantly though compare your actual income and...

Do You Have Financial Goals?

  Watch the videos here. It is interesting that most people do have plans for the holiday or for how much weight they want to lose or what their children should become after school, but very few people have financial goals or a plan to achieve those goals. When I...

How to Start Saving Money

Watch the videos here. I often get questions when doing financial talks or workshops from people who want to save but don’t know how and where. South Africans don’t have a savings culture and statistics indicated that we only save 15,4% of our GDP and it is getting...

Improve Your Financial Knowledge

  Watch the videos here. Finances is a sensitive topic and people often don’t feel comfortable admitting they don’t have sufficient knowledge about the financial world to manage their finances more effectively. South Africans scored 55 out of a 100 on the...

Are you living from paycheck to paycheck?

  Watch the videos here 77% of South Africans have no money left at the end of the month. People are literally trying to survive from paycheck to paycheck. Whenever they receive their income they use it to repay debt and pay for expenses they already incurred....

Is Debt Stealing Your Financial Wellbeing?

  Watch the videos here. ‘Being debt-free’ is the general response at 99% of my financial talks, when I ask the question ‘what does financial freedom mean to you?’ Debt and often over-indebtedness still seem to be the biggest financial concern for many South...

10 Financial Concerns Many South Africans Face

10 Financial Concerns Many South Africans Face During the two months of July and August 2018 I presented 21 financial talks, reaching about 1,500 people. Some of these talks were as a result of my Mandela Day project and others due to women’s month events. The groups...

Affordable Ideas to Have Fun During Winter

It is cold in winter and we see less sun due to the shorter days. Winter is a good time to hibernate and spend more time at home. You can also recharge your batteries to be ready for the last half of the year. Spending more time indoors can certainly help to save and...