Category "Values articles"

The double cost of divorce for women

The double cost of divorce for women

Getting divorced is traumatic enough. But for many women the financial burden that comes with divorce makes the trauma twofold, writes Nevelia Moloi.   Sylvia* is a 36-year-old working mother of two who lived happily with her family in their comfortable home [...]

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It’s good to give

It’s good to give

  “No one has ever become poor by giving.”   This statement becomes more profound when we realise it was uttered by a young Jewish woman, Anne Frank who died in a Nazi concentration camp. When we think of being generous we often [...]

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It pays to save

It pays to save

  What comes to mind when you hear the word saving: sacrifice, investments, something only rich people can do...? South Africa is not known as a nation that saves – research shows that almost 70% of us are not saving. In July [...]

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