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    Tax-free savings: ETF choices

    I managed to open up accounts for my minor kids without them having Tax numbers
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    Vodacom's epic new 20GB and 40GB data deals

    For Vodacom these prices aren't bad :-)
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    Tax-free savings: ETF choices

    I would kill your own house's bond first - given the stock market has run long and hard there is bound to be a correction soon. Killing the bond's interest at ~10% is a pretty good deal.
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    Impact of resignation on bonus

    Late to the discussion but my experience: The moment the company hears you are about to leave the bonus discussion becomes a hot potato; if the scores haven't been finalised you may magically find your expected score has droppped (typically there is a bonus pool; the staying members of the team...
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    First black African woman summits Everest.

    Has there been an "Arabic" African woman getting to the top of Everest too? What other categories are left? "Khoisan", "Left-handed", "Redhead"? :-p But jokes aside kudos to Saray Khumalo it takes guts and determination (and deep pockets) to do the Everest climb.
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    Tax-free savings: ETF choices

    Sygnia does offer a range of Unit Trusts with their TFSA. I am generally happy with their levels of service. Costs of the unit trusts may be a bit higher that some of the ETFs mentioned earlier in the thread
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    [Canada] B.C. man sues ex to get vibrator back

    True, this will be an especially heated and emotional case. Hope the judge can keep a level head
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    Selling a car bought through the bank

    You can sell it an any time...just bear in mind if there is a shortfall you will be liable and the bank will want an arrangement on how this will be paid off
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    Naspers to move Johannesburg staff into WeWork office

    Nice! I think I should try to sell this concept to my boss - by allowing me to work from home I can save the company e.g. R5k a month. Pay me R4k a month of this and we all win :-)
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    Emigration: Australia & New Zealand

    For Aus the agent was adamant we get unabridged for the adults as well as the kids
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    Naspers to move Johannesburg staff into WeWork office

    What's the "typical" cost per seat per month for interest sake? The wework website doesn't give any costing from what I can see
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    Emigration: Australia & New Zealand

    Things should go "back to normal" when their financial year resets. With that said I'm glad we managed to crack the invite before they cut the quota
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    Emigration: Australia & New Zealand

    Australia May Invite results...looks like another tiny round with only 100 Invites issued http://www.iscah.com/iscah-unofficial-skill-select-results-9th-may-2019/
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    Holiday Destination (On Route South Korea)

    And how about Japan? Costly but plenty of stuff to do or see
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    Holiday Destination (On Route South Korea)

    And end up like that Warmbier fellow? No thanks...
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    Someone tried to scam me... wtf

    Good catch - I noticed that as well. Easier to have a decent look at it when viewing it on a PC, but when rushed and looking at it on a smartphone...glad you stood firm and did not go through with the deal.
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    Someone tried to scam me... wtf

    To further my knowledge of this topic - the ABSA proof of payment - was this a good forgery? Any way to tell its a forgery - content, mail header or address etc? @Akasha
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    Do You Need A Passport to fly DOmestic?

    They are more relaxed with local flights. But yes have some form of photo ID handy
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    Robben Island to make tourists pay R170 per adult more than locals

    If you can say "DjouMaSePo5s" they know you are a local
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    Robben Island to make tourists pay R170 per adult more than locals

    Is the whole Robben Island tour worth it by the way?
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