Make Money Mondays

'I wanted lots of money!' - Andile Mazwai (National Stokvel Association of SA)

My parents did a fantastic job to make us think we were rich.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I wanted lots of money! I wanted to be free!

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Harry Oppenheimer was once asked ‘How much is enough?’ His answer was ‘Just a little more’. I don’t want to be chasing the last buck!

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Every week, The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of the weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.

This week he interviewed National Stokvel Association of South Africa CEO Andile Mazwai.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

Which magazine cover shows a poor guy and makes you think ‘I want to be him’?

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Debt is one of the biggest social ills in our country.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I used to buy TV Bars at 50 cents each and sold them for R3! I bought myself a CD player with my earnings back in the 80s! That’s how rich I was!

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I sold beer in the Transkei while writing my thesis. I had my own store and a share in two others.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I only really started investing when I got my first job and got married.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

My wife cured me of my car-buying weakness.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

The thing that excites me about money is the freedom it gives.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Losing money scares me.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

How much is enough? Enough that you don’t have to count it!

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Money is still a motivator for me.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I drive a Maserati.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Click here (then“like” the page) to follow Bruce on Facebook.

Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the seven most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.

Subscribe to our Business Wrap Newsletter

Article brought to us by Old Mutual.


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
'There were times when we went to bed hungry' - Zolani Mahola, Freshlyground

'There were times when we went to bed hungry' - Zolani Mahola, Freshlyground

"I have a fear of not being able to provide for my family," admits Mahola in this interview by The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield.

Tim Noakes opens up about his attitude to money

Tim Noakes opens up about his attitude to money

Bruce Whitfield interviews the renegade “banting” prophet about his money hopes and fears, successes and failures...

‘My 1st pay – R7 – went straight to my mom’ - famed mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane

‘My 1st pay – R7 – went straight to my mom’ - famed mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane

Bruce Whitfield interviews mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures...)

‘My worst fear is being 80 years old and poor’ – famed actor Dr. John Kani

‘My worst fear is being 80 years old and poor’ – famed actor Dr. John Kani

"My earliest memory of money is my father saying, ‘Why do you want to do this thing? How are you going to feed the family?'"

'I LOVE the way money moves!'

'I LOVE the way money moves!'

Bruce Whitfield interviews Sasfin's David Shapiro about his attitude to money – his hopes and fears, his successes and failures…

Popular articles
We're not just cyclists - CT man turns punch-up with driver into safety message

We're not just cyclists - CT man turns punch-up with driver into safety message

He was punched in the face by a motorist last week and tracked the driver down for a meet-up, instead of laying charges.

[WATCH] The spectacular moment AB de Villiers bent the laws of physics

[WATCH] The spectacular moment AB de Villiers bent the laws of physics

The world now knows never to underestimate the athletic form of SA cricketer AB de Villiers after this gravity-defying catch.

[LISTEN] Dailene, the lady behind the video from Thursday's heist in Boksburg

[LISTEN] Dailene, the lady behind the video from Thursday's heist in Boksburg

Another heist was carried out in Boksburg on Thursday morning and led to five people being arrested.

Health Minister proposes scrapping of medical aid co-payments

Health Minister proposes scrapping of medical aid co-payments

The eradication of medical aid co-payments is one of a number of changes to the medical aid scheme proposed by Aaron Motsoaledi.

SANDF soldier arrested for robbery on trial for attempted murder

SANDF soldier arrested for robbery on trial for attempted murder

Operations chief, General Barney Hlatshwayo's personal driver was arrested on Tuesday.

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

These are the emergency numbers you should have on your cellphone and this is what you must understand about how they work.