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Monday, 19 November 2018

Why Are South Africans So Bad With Personal Finance?

Since when do they teach noughts and
crosses in Maths?
It’s an interesting question right?

But maybe before diving in, we should discuss the validity of the question. So, are South African’s bad with their finances?

Well a quick glance at the media and some recent research reports seems to indicate that South Africans are not doing the right things when it comes to debt, saving, investing for retirement, and by extension, their personal finances in general.