Vision for Financial Inclusion

August 14, 2018

Addressing the Financial Health Needs of Small Business Owners

Starting and running a business is hard, and it is even harder for an entrepreneur who must overcome personal financial health challenges. An owner’s personal finances and the business’ finances can affect each other acutely, for better or for worse. The four financial health needs that are especially relevant for […]
January 23, 2018

The Economic Case for Youth Financial Education

Children and youth are both current and future social and economic actors, whose decisions will influence the development of their societies. The recent global financial crises, in various ways highlighted the importance of promoting social responsibility and developing skills in financial management for all persons, across all nations. This is […]
July 5, 2017

Let’s help the children of our nation write a finance success story

The customer education process of financial training is flawed. Encouraging individuals who have reached economic maturity and are set in their financial habits to change is the equivalent of trying to build the world’s first time machine. Attempting to instill the foundations of a positive relationship with money, that should […]
April 16, 2017

Does Black Tax Impoverish Us?

Recently I had the fortune to attend a lobola celebration and the misfortune to attend a funeral on consecutive days. Both events went well and showed the benefits of having an extended family network for support in both celebrating life’s triumphs and helping mourn losses. The experience has made me […]
April 12, 2016

We Need a Financial Driver’s Licence

Imagine at the age of 16, on your birthday you were allowed to immediately walk into any car dealership and drive off with an “appropriate” vehicle. Since you are young and society is not quite sure about you, maybe you are allowed to drive a 1.1 litre to 1.5 litre […]