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Most read, most talked about business articles of the past week:

1. Helen Zille opens up about money

Does she have lots of money? Did she have rich parents? What does she splurge on? Does she invest? This and more from the Premier.

2. 'It's difficult to imagine they are South Africans!' - Russell Loubser

The former JSE CEO took out an ad in Business Day with 15 other business leaders to defend Minister Pravin Gordhan.

3. Make no mistake. If Gordhan goes it could wreck your parents' retirement

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Personal Finance Consultant Samke (Sam) Ngwenya.

4. Adriana Marais may soon leave for Mars (never to return)

"Either we stay on Earth and go extinct, or we become a multi-planetary species," says Quantum Biology Researcher Adriana Marais.

5. 'We see shadows against the wall and we're trying to work out what causes them'

"Oakbay has cash flows in the tens of millions per year. Then suddenly there are transactions of a billion rand in two months..."

6. Five-point checklist to know if you can afford to buy a home

If these five points check out; then you’re good to go, says personal finance advisor Warren Ingram.

7. How the fictional Vuyo's Wors became a real (wildly successful!) business

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield speaks to Kubheka about his new book “Vuyo’s – From a Big Big Dreamer to Living the Dream”.

8. Stop saying 'stakeholders' or 'paradigm shift'! Talk (and write) like a human

Language nerd Mandy Collins has advice for people who struggle to communicate in plain English.

9. Telkom to provide free data to students

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko about his pledge.

10. Struggling to pay your debt? What you must know about insolvency...

Insolvency is the state of being unable to pay outstanding debts. Here’s everything you need to know about going bankrupt.

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5-point checklist to know if you can afford to buy a home

5-point checklist to know if you can afford to buy a home

If these five points check out; then you’re good to go, says personal finance advisor Warren Ingram.

If the finance minister goes it could wreck your investments

If the finance minister goes it could wreck your investments

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Personal Finance Consultant Samke (Sam) Ngwenya.

Adriana Marais  may soon leave for Mars (never to return)

Adriana Marais may soon leave for Mars (never to return)

"Either we stay on Earth and go extinct, or we become a multi-planetary species," says Quantum Biology Researcher Adriana Marais.

'We see shadows against the wall and we’re trying to work out what causes them'

'We see shadows against the wall and we’re trying to work out what causes them'

"Oakbay has cash flows in the tens of millions per year. Then suddenly there are transactions of a billion rand in two months..."

‘It’s difficult to imagine they are South Africans!’ - Russell Loubser

‘It’s difficult to imagine they are South Africans!’ - Russell Loubser

The former JSE CEO took out an ad in Business Day with 15 other business leaders to defend Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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Helen Zille opens up about money

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