The Running Commentary


My customer service hobby horse again

If you are not willing to talk to the business about their poor service, then don’t expect your experience to change…..


Balancing the books….

With the petrol price coming down this month, put the addition R80.00 you will generate into your bond!


Cashing in your future

I was reading the latest trend of people cashing in their pensions when they have been retrenched. This reminded me about some stories that I have been hearing: People appear to be going as far as resigning simply to access their funds. The reason simply to get out of debt! The sad truth about this…

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The growth in debt…..

The percentage of adults in South Africa with a retail store card increased from 13.5% in 2004 to 16.2% in 2007 (AMPS trends)This stat may give us some indication why we are in the state that we are in terms of the global credit crunch. Some quick research indicated that there were around 10 million…

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The money or the power?

I heard a rumour the other day about how much the president of the United States of America is paid versus the kind of money that is raised on the campaign trail in terms of the presidential elections. The amount I was told he earned was around R 3 000 000.00 a year. Impossible!! Why…

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