Search results for "borrowing "


Avoid the feeding frenzy of loan sharks

Operating an unlicensed money lending business is a crime

If you find yourself in a tight spot financially, who should you turn to? We look how loan sharks operate and why you should avoid them.

  • by Hazel Booth
  • Sep 3, 2015
  • 843

The backbone of the economy

Spaza shops deserve support

Tracing the history of spaza shops reveals how this informal sector of the retail economy is entrenched in the legacy of discrimination and a history of struggle.

  • by Spotong
  • May 16, 2017
  • 1831

So you're a big success, what's next?

Growing your business through funding

If you are looking to expand your business, it’s time to consider your options and identify market partners that can help take you to the next level

  • by Spotong
  • May 11, 2017
  • 1021

Seek financial advice

 To grow your business

When one thinks of taverns or shebeens, it is seldom considered first as someone’s business and subsequent livelihood. Often, these establishments are viewed from an affable perspective, where we meet friends.

  • by Spotong
  • Oct 16, 2014
  • 932
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Making the Best of Banking and Lending Money Safely Within Your Stokvel

Beating the banking blues – where to start? What to choose?

If your stokvel group is in the habit of lending money to members, make sure you have these elements in place to help protect against loss through non-payment.

  • by Spotong
  • Jan 30, 2018
  • 1656