Simple changes can make people and countries financially safer, says Edward Ingram.
Madiba's statesmanship pulled a Fin24 user's family back from the brink of civil war.
SA's economy was troubled long before Mandela’s death, says Malcom Sharara.
It is encouraging that cost-saving efforts are bearing fruit, although treasury has dipped into its contingency reserve, says an economist.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has called for reduced inequality and more jobs in his mini budget speech.
The medium-term budget, while "balanced and realistic" should have had a stronger economic message, says Business Unity SA.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's medium-term budget policy statement has been met with cautious approval by business commentators.
Political parties have broadly welcomed the mini budget, although some questioned the treasury's influence on the government to implement the policy.
South Africa was still resilient in a tough world, says Metropolitan Health CEO Blum Khan in response to the 2012/13 budget adjustments.
The markets hardly reacted to the medium-term budget policy statement in afternoon trade.
There is concern that additional budget allocations do not result in commensurate service delivery improvements, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has warned that job creation could be hampered by slower growth and rising wage demands.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says surplus state employees will be weeded out so that the government can save on its ever-increasing salary bill.
Government will spend R250bn over the next three years on infrastructure projects that are "shovel ready", says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
A Fin24 user tells how he helped out at functions at Mandela's Qunu home.
A Fin24 user about to be married wants to make sure she's covered for medical issues.
A Fin24 user is keen to introduce SA to flat-pack solar-powered modular housing.
Toll fees in context with your daily finances - and the rest of the world.
A user wants to know if it is better to register a property in his own name or in a trust.
A property developer shares the secret to having a 'Top Billing' home.
Get the most out of your vehicle investment with these three steps.
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Amid the finance minister's warnings of a "constrained fiscal environment", treasury has allocated nearly R500m for next year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Slowing population growth will lighten the load on the state's purse in the long term, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
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