GERALD ON POWER FM MONEY TUESDAYS: Ponzi Schemes and Pyramid Schemes

A controversial discussion on pyramid schemes with Aphelele Somi. The hot topic on that day was MMM Pyramid Scheme.

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SMEs optimistic despite COVID challenges

South African small business owners are a resilient bunch: 86% of those recently surveyed by Retail Capital said that their business will survive the pandemic. This despite the majority not receiving relief from their landlords or financial institutions during lockdown. Most of them (73%) also did not earn an income as they could not trade […]

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Hindsight, foresight and change at the speed of light

Hindsight, they say, is 20/20 vision. This being the year 2020, it turned out to be truer than ever before. For investors, and all of us really, there was so much about this year that was unpredictable, surprising and shocking. With the year almost over, we can look back at what investors might have known […]

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Video: 40 days to payday

Most companies pay December salaries early, so there is a good chance many of you have already been paid by December 15 While it is a great feeling to receive money early, especially with the financial demands of the festive season, keep in mind that this money has to last you until the next payday […]

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Avoid starting January with more debt

If you do just one thing this festive season, plan for those 40 days to the next paycheque. Right now, the best thing you can do for your financial health is to plan for December and January. In most cases when people write to us with financial difficulties it is because they have failed to […]

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Video: Plan to celebrate

Most of us are going to feel cash strapped this festive season due to the financial strain of the COVID-19 lockdown. But we also need to have something to celebrate and to look forward to. We can do this if we put a plan in place. Set a budget Decide upfront how much you are going to spend […]

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Why it pays to be a member of the GEPF

As a financial journalist I am increasingly concerned about misinformation provided to members of the Government Employees’ Pension Fund (GEPF) by unscrupulous financial advisers. A recent example is a reader who was told by an adviser that on retiring after 20 years of service, she would only receive five years’ annuity income in retirement. This […]

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