A new Barloworld BEE public share offering is on the table, giving black South Africans the opportunity to buy these shares until May 31 this year, with a minimum investment requirement of R2 500. However, with the share price itself being R10, investors have to buy a minimum of 250 shares or more if the pocket allows.
This scheme relies on the performance of Khula Sizwe’s property portfolio performance, rather than the more volatile share price movement. To discuss whether the scheme has the ingredients for success, Tshepiso Makofane, MD at Tamela Holdings, joins Nompu Siziba in studio. Lee du Preez, MD BEE Novation also weighs in on the new BEE scheme.
Deciding to get married is no child’s play and it has very serious financial implications. It’s advisable that as a couple, communication on finances becomes a standard so that you both know where you’re going as a unit and as you grow your family, what you aspire to achieve and a plan on how you’ll get there with your respective resources.
Siba Njoba, a senior financial planner at Masthead Financial Planning shares her insights on marital unions and finances with Nompu Siziba.
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Uncertainty about the outcome of the 8 May elections has been the order of the day, but even without the elections, there continue to be uncertain policies, like the land reform policy among others. Businesses are being urged to plan for the post-election scenarios. Arshad Abba, the global vice-president at Canback Consulting speaks to Nompu Siziba about business psyche prior to the elections and what will change their sentiments after the elections.