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TAX SEASON SOUTH AFRICA 2015


Posted on: July 1st, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
That's right folks, it's that time of the year again.. tax season! It's time to get our affairs in order and I've got some bits and pieces to share with you. You should have received an IRP5 from your employer, if not, request one right away. Also, make sure you get a medical aid certificate if you pay your own medical aid, any additional income streams, rental income accounts and tax certificates for any retirement ...

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MOMENTUM FINANCIAL WELLNESS WINNERS


Posted on: May 26th, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
For those of you who follow my blog, you'll know that I did a series of posts as part of a campaign for Momentum. In this series I covered a number of their new financial products and it was all tied together with an opportunity to win some great prizes. I had such a great time reviewing their suite of tools as I believe that they are truly useful for anyone who wants to make sure that they're handling their finances...

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MENTORING AT NET PROPHET SPARKUP!


Posted on: May 10th, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
Yesterday I had the privilege of being invest to be a mentor at the Net Prophet Sparkup! event. As a mentor, startup founders had 20 minutes each to talk to us about their business models and ideas, and in return we were to advise them on various matters and act as a sound board. ...

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5 PODCASTS WORTH SUBSCRIBING TO!


Posted on: April 17th, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
Although I'm a massive fan of blog posts over any other source of information when it comes to business, money, entrepreneurship and the web, there is a time and a place for this and there is a time and a place for podcasts. I often discuss podcasts with other business owners and we have all agreed that it's a great way to get through more information in a shorter period of time. In fact, you could easily listen to a...

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TAX FREE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS: FACTS


Posted on: April 8th, 2015 by Chris M 7 Comments
Just over a month ago I published an article on the tax free savings accounts, which painted an initial picture of what they are about. From my research and having spent some time asking around I can tell that people are still not making use of these accounts and most of the reasons are due to a lack of understanding. ...

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GOOGLE’S MOBILE ALGORITHM: WHAT...


Posted on: April 1st, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
By now most people who run a website or are involved in digital marketing in any capacity would have read about Google's plans to launch an algorithm update towards the 21st of April this year. There have been a huge number of articles with different opinions about us, but at the end of the day there are also some facts and I want to try and demystify this somewhat. Last month, on the 26th of February, Google made...

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IT3(B) TAX CERTIFICATE FOR UNIT TRUSTS /...


Posted on: March 23rd, 2015 by Chris M 2 Comments
The world of tax is complicated and getting a thorough understanding of what you pay tax on is not a simple process. Furthermore, finding the most tax efficient way of doing things is even more complex and based on my research, to find someone to assist you is not going to be easy. Unfortunately, these aren't really topics I'm equipped to explain, perhaps one day I will be, but today I want to chat about something el...

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MEERKAT: EYES ON THE WORLD


Posted on: March 23rd, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
This weekend whilst cycling with some buddies, one of them told me about Meerkat. This morning my wife told me about Meerkat.. when various people start telling you about something and you log into Facebook and see it everywhere, it's a clear sign that it's something big. It's also a sign that you're late to the party, but let's not get into that ;) ...

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MONITORING UPTIME WITH UPTIME ROBOT


Posted on: March 8th, 2015 by Chris M No Comments
When it comes to being responsible for a lot of websites, one of the most important things is ensuring that you're made quickly aware when a website goes offline. This may be so you can turn off an AdWords campaign, to avoid de-indexing matters or to just make sure that your website is online and ready for customers. At iMod Digital we make use of a really g...

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TAX FREE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS!


Posted on: February 27th, 2015 by Chris M 1 Comment
With yesterdays budget speech came the announcement of something a lot of us have been waiting for: Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA). This is a really great initiative that is going to help the public with saving for retirement. The tax free savings account is exactly what the name says, you can invest your money in a vehicle and you won't pay dividend tax, interest or capital gains tax. That's pretty darn awesome...

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