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As women, we so often place ourselves last on the list. We have many priorities, and it’s easy to fall into a trap that leaves us financially vulnerable. Getting to the point of financial freedom starts with small steps, beginning with an understanding of what drives our financial behavior, and then taking ownership of our money.

Making smart financial decisions and investing for success will lead to financial freedom and the building of solid, long term wealth. From smart spending to protecting yourself legally, to debt management, to unpacking the seemingly complex world of investing, Smartwoman shows you how to make your money work for you and how to grow your wealth by making a few smart decisions. It’s easy when you know how!

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The story that gripped the imagination of the world, happened right in our own back yard, on the Cape Flats, Cape Town. Dealing in Death looks at the global and local drugs culture, the predicament of Ellen Pakkies and other mothers like her, and an impoverished community and the apartheid laws that gave birth to it.

When the book was first published in 2009, the scourge of drug addiction was sweeping across South Africa, affecting every level of society. Little, if anything, has changed since then, as this new edition reveals. The story exposes the dark underbelly of a community crippled by drug and alcohol abuse, and focuses attention on the plight of those who live in poverty.

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Fifty years in the history of one of South Africa’s greatest businesses, Old Mutual, as seen through the eyes of Gerhard van Niekerk, ex Managing Director and Board Member of Old Mutual. Starting in the early 1960’s, the book traces the turbulent environment in which it operated in South Africa, the emergence of HIV AIDS and then the mammoth demutualization initiative, which changed the course of the business forever going forward.


Bloody crimes of passion, political assassinations, sinister poisonings, investment fraud and mass mining disasters…Dr David Klatzow has seen it all. Steeped in Blood provides gripping accounts of dozens of these matters, including the infamous deaths of Brett Kebble and Inge Lotz, the Helderberg aeroplane crash and the frustrating investigations of the brutal apartheid years. Shortlisted for the Sunday Times Alan Paton Award for non-fiction in 2011.