The economics of taxation

The economics of taxation

At a time when many South Africans are advocating the merits of increasing taxes to fund our excessive fiscal deficit, Sandy McGregor explains the interrelationship of taxation and growth. The rise of big government An efficient tax system is a necessary feature of a...
The trick to retiring with enough

The trick to retiring with enough

When magicians perform they often draw your eyes away from the simple sleight of hand or hidden trapdoor that makes the trick. This skill is called the prestige: without it, tricks often fail to captivate. Tricks can be entertaining but in the world of investing it is...
How to protect and grow your Stokvel

How to protect and grow your Stokvel

Saving is often the last thing on our minds when we have extra money and can seem daunting. But have you considered investing as part of a group? Globally various informal social savings clubs exist and have proven to help encourage saving in these countries, proving...