Make Money Mondays

Arthur Goldstuck (SA’s top information tech pundit) opens up about money

One of the first books I ever wrote was ‘Making Money from Freelance Journalism’.

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

Money was always a problem [growing up].

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

I’m a continual regretter of not being a cryptocurrency investor.

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

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 research organisation World Wide Worx Managing Director Arthur Goldstuck.

Goldstuck (born 1959) is a South African journalist, media analyst and – most famously - commentator on Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Internet and mobile communications and technologies.

His weekly gadgets column, “Goldstuck on Gadgets”, is the most widely syndicated technology column in South Africa.

But, what does Goldstuck believe about money?

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

My father was a prisoner of war during the Second World War.

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

My father grew up in a very poor environment… the idea of going to university was completely alien.

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

My first account was at the Post Office.

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

The first freelance piece I wrote was for ‘The Friend’, a local newspaper… I waited patiently for the cheque that never came!

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

You always have spare if you plan and budget properly…

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

You choose how well you can live...

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Internet changed my life.

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

My wife is a great financial manager.

Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx

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 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

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Small business guru Pavlo Phitidis gets personal, opens up about his own money

Small business guru Pavlo Phitidis gets personal, opens up about his own money

Bruce Whitfield interviews the famed entrepreneurship expert about his attitude to money (hopes, fears, successes, failures...).

Economist-superstar Dawie Roodt opens up about money

Economist-superstar Dawie Roodt opens up about money

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Roodt about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

Michael Jordaan (ex FNB CEO, ex Chair of Mxit) bares his soul about money

Michael Jordaan (ex FNB CEO, ex Chair of Mxit) bares his soul about money

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews Rain Director Michael Jordaan about his money beliefs and history.

Discovery CEO (and founder) Adrian Gore bares his soul about money

Discovery CEO (and founder) Adrian Gore bares his soul about money

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Gore about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

Geek God Aki Anastasiou opens up about money

Geek God Aki Anastasiou opens up about money

Bruce Whitfield asks the famed tech reporter about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.)

Wits economics lecturer Lumkile Mondi gets personal about money

Wits economics lecturer Lumkile Mondi gets personal about money

Sumitra Nydoo (on The Money Show) interviews Mondi about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

Popular articles
[LISTEN] Makhosi Khoza spills the beans on why she quit the ANC

[LISTEN] Makhosi Khoza spills the beans on why she quit the ANC

She says President Zuma was uncomfortable with her and her decisions which saw changes to the ANC and Motsoeneng ousted.

[Watch] Payday dance: Never a dull moment in Cape Town

[Watch] Payday dance: Never a dull moment in Cape Town

Even slow-moving traffic cannot dampen the mood in Cape Town because payday came early. Watch Capetonians celebrating payday.

Outa files urgent court interdict to freeze Gupta money

Outa files urgent court interdict to freeze Gupta money

Outa wants to prevent the money leaving SA as it is meant for the rehabilitating areas in which Gupta mines were situated.

KPMG International's meeting with Pravin Gordhan

KPMG International's meeting with Pravin Gordhan

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Pauli van Wyk, a journalist with Scorpio at Daily Maverick.

Ocean View activist speaks: We have had 20 murders in 2017 alone

Ocean View activist speaks: We have had 20 murders in 2017 alone

Sharone Daniels, a community activist in Cape Town's Ocean View says they need police intervention to end gang violence.

[WATCH] Day-Zero for water running out fast approaching?

[WATCH] Day-Zero for water running out fast approaching?

A government employee emailed John Maytham about what he or she believes is the real state of play with the Cape water crisis.