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'When I was a young student I didn’t have enough to eat!' - Prof Nick Binedell

My father was very good with money… My mother was good at spending it…

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

My parents really sacrificed to give us a good education.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

When I was a young student in Brussels I lived on a dollar a day. I didn’t have enough to eat!

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

Economic growth is the oxygen of our democracy. If we don’t get growth we don’t get transformation.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

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 his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.

This week he spoke to Professor Nick Binedell of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs).

Scroll down for more quotes from the audio below.

South Africa has fantastic universities!

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

We had enough money to get by.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

I lived in six countries by the time I was 10.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

My father taught me about saving.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

I only learned about spending less than I earn in my 30s.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

If you don’t have enough to survive then money becomes like oxygen.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

Money can really corrupt you.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

My father retired three times!

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

When I was a student I didn’t have enough money to eat!

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

I indulge in travel and books.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

My first investment was my house.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

Money gives you freedom.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

I’m more optimistic than I was three years ago.

Professor Nick Binedell, Gibs

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