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    Argentina has fallen into its second default in 13 years, after talks between the South American country and creditors in the US broke down. Though the outcome is currently unclear, it’s certainly not the first time a country has defaulted on major debts, not the biggest. We run down the biggest defaults of recent years...

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  • Retired Couple  Rex Features Help Retirees To Save And Grow Your Brand

    More and more South African companies are offering retirees some form of financial relief...

  • Online  Anatoliy Babiy\Getty Images Fresh Content Ideas For Your Online Presence

    Many small business owners perform the role of maintaining their enterprise’s online presence, which generally includes the website or blog, and social media channels like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

  • Customer Service   Getty Images Customer Service 101

    Perhaps I’m just getting grouchier but on the whole it seems as though the level of customer service in South Africa is going from dismal to downright appalling...

  • Thinking  Tomas Rodriguez Corbis Increase Your Productivity

    No one person can do everything, and understanding how to pick your tasks is a key step towards making the best use of your time. Make these choices second nature before starting your tasks to make 2014 one of the most productive yet.

  • Banking Strategies  NSBC Banking Strategies For Small Business Owners

    Choosing a bank for your small business entails much more than opening a new account at your personal bank, or picking the branch nearest to your premises.

  • Hiring The Right People  NSBC How To Hire The Right People For Your Business

    From a business perspective, your first hire is as important as your first client. It’s the make-or-break moment for how the business will perform from here on out.

  • Customer Feedback  NSBC Using Customer Feedback To Improve Your Business

    Contrary to belief of times gone by, lowest prices do not trump everything when it comes to winning and retaining market share. Indeed, one of the most important aspects of running a business, big or small, is customer satisfaction.

  • E-Commerce Website  NSBC How To Maximise Your E-Commerce Website

    The influence of the internet on people’s lives is no longer debatable anywhere in the world. Access to the internet through computers, smart phones, tablets and other smart devices means businesses have already begun to move to this compact platform as a means of doing business.



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    Rock legend Sting has announced that he won't be leaving his riches to his children, as he feels they would only be "albatrosses around their necks.'

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    What would you do if you bought a second-hand couch and found R500 000 stuffed inside it? Three roommates in America were faced with just that moral dilemma recently...

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    A US citizen residing in Pennsylvania accidentally threw out lottery tickets worth $1.25 million between them after he read the numbers incorrectly, the New York Daily News reported.

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    A former Australian funeral director has this week been accused of faking deaths for large insurance pay-outs totalling R4.2 million.