In a country with one of the lowest savings rates in the world, it has never been more important to foster a money savvy culture for your children.
Yes, there are mainstream media stories about national events, but the real heartbeat of a country takes place in its cities, towns and villages. In order to highlight the real concerns of ordinary people, The Chronicle brings you a compendium of ‘local’ news from around the country.
The Council for Medical Schemes has appealed for schemes to keep increases to 3.9% and below, but by and large, schemes are coming in higher.
Until you’ve suffered a miscarriage, you would never guess the sensitivities it entails. Although some people do not view it as a real loss, it is a dagger through the heart of a mom who would have started toying with names, started shopping for clothes, as well as begun seeing and feeling changes within her body; changes brought about by the new life she would preparing to bring into the world. To have that life snuffed of, even without having held the baby in your arms, is a bitter pill to swallow.
I was all set to pen a scathing indictment of mission and vision statements; items I occasionally refuse to write for my clients unless doing so culminates in a refusal to pay me. I hate them. And I’m not shy to say so.
Jason Katz uses singing bowls to restore balance.