Make Money Mondays

Miss South Africa (1996) Peggy-Sue Khumalo bares her soul about money

My first paying job was working with my mom as a domestic worker.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

How much is enough? If I have enough for my family. And remember; we also have ‘black tax’…

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

The combination of money and power scares me.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

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 Whitfield interviewed Peggy-Sue Khumalo.

Khumalo was a former Miss South Africa (1996).

She currently heads Public Sector and Black Business Portfolio at Investec.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

I grew up with no, or very little, money.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

My mother – a domestic worker - made a lot of things happen with the little money we had.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

My mother worked hard to put me through school.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

Mothers always make it work!

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

Ubuntu is eroded in our society.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

It is a great honour to take care of my mother.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

When Nelson Mandela offered me the bursary… that was the greatest thing in my life!

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

My first investment was when I started at Investec.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

Money doesn’t drive me.

Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Investec

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This article first appeared on 702 : Miss South Africa (1996) Peggy-Sue Khumalo bares her soul about money


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