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    Although this article covers what President Obama and America are doing for small business, I thought I'd post it as small businesses form the backbone of any economy...These points are valid in South Africa as our small businesses are so important to our economy....

    Today President Obama travelled to Seattle, Washington and met with three local small business owners, Senator Patty Murray and Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke in a roundtable discussion about strengthening the economy and creating jobs. The President met with Gillian Allen-White, owner of Grand Central Bakery in Seattle and Portland; Tiffany Turner, owner of the Discovery Coast Inn in Long Beach; and Joe Fugere, owner of Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria in Seattle.  
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    Cape Town – MPs considering the tax changes proposed by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his February budget heard that some proposals will hurt small businesses, because the new rules will discourage private lenders from putting money into them.

  • The news that ESCOM will increase 24.8% this year, 25.8% in 2011 and 25.9% in 2012. What does this actually mean?
    For every R1 of electricity you spend today, after the three hikes you will spend R1.98 in 2012, that mean basically that your electricity bill will be doubled.

    The good part is that is it not 35%, the increase per annum that Escom was looking for.

    According to Nersa (National Energy Regulator) that approved the increase, the effect on inflation will be less than 1.5% per annum.

  • Pravan Gordham first budget was a difficult one and although he had not much to play with he did give some relief for the man in the street. Here is the things he did not say but that will have an effect on everybody:

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    Wellness programs are becoming increasingly popular in the workplace, as employers realize the direct correlation between healthy employees and overall company happiness. Having healthy and happy employees leads to increased productivity, reduced sick leave, reduced health care costs and higher talent retention. Although organizing wellness programs for employees will require time...
  • We often hear the cliché, “Just be yourself.” What does it really mean to be “your authentic self” and why is it so important? Everyone, at some point in their lifetime, looks in the mirror and does not recognise the reflection. We realise that we are strangers to ourselves and begin...
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    “Just let me close off and finish everything before year end and I will get back to you next year” echoes through the phone lines around the world. This got me thinking that we live in increments of 12, further divided into smaller, bite size increments which assist us cope with stresses though-out our lives – we are well conditioned that January arrives like a knight in shining armor with a clean slate in hand and a plethora of new beginnings! So lets do exactly that, unwrap the New Year box and allow a fresh start and new look at how we can do things better in 2012!

  • A JOURNEY OF INTROSPECTION
    TO SELF HEALING
    Shahah's Ladder is a seven day program that takes the participant on an internal journey to find the healer within. This allows one the opportunity to heal many illnesses, at physical, mental and emotional planes. This program is in effect a planned journey undertaken to try to un-manifest the toxic nature that covers who you really are and helps to rediscover that which is you and yours once again, in abundance.
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    Make 2012 the year that counts. Take charge of your personal finances. Begin your financial planning, by taking stock and working out your budget. Cut down on all the unnecessary expenses, and start working on a plan to settle all the expensive credit card loans etc. Review current portfolio and retirement plans....
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    “Efiling has become a very popular way of submitting or completing tax returns in South Africa” says Raimond Lamprecht of Lamprecht & Co Accounts. It is an easy and time saving process which is quick processing, anywhere-anytime filing, accurate data in return, no long queues and no personal interface.


    Taxpayers can register for efiling for whatever tax returns they need with SARS with their own password and username. After an easy registering process they can download the necessary forms and complete it online. The completed forms can firstly be saved if you would like to make alterations to the return,  or can be filed directly. They can then print the returns for personal filing although it will always be available on the SARS system.

  • Saving extra cash monthly is probably one of the hardest things to do, but it's the number one rule you must obey in order to be able to invest in assets and be able to build passive that will generate even more money.

    We have compiled some quick tips in our February issue of WealthWise magazine to help you finally decide to save and open a savings account as a first step to your financial freedom.

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  • WealthWise is South Africa’s first free digital magazine about wealth, wealth management, business and investments. We are offering  easy-to-use, accessible and practical advice, tips and tricks on how to take your wealth to the next level. In other words, WealthWise focuses on financial education and ways of achieving wealth, but...
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    How to free yourself from the debt trap 9.6 million credit active consumers had negative payment records in December 2009 according to the latest Credit Bureau Monitor Reports. Hundred of thousands of newly purchased cars are being re-possessed by the banks every month – proof of consumers still living beyond their means.

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