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  • Brexit Debacle And Its Impact On South African Expats

    BREXIT UPDATE: deadlocked or good to go? Rand Rescue has written numerous articles to cover the Brexit debacle and its impact on South Africa expats, but given the complexity of the situation, it’s a topic which definitely warrants further exploration. From the outside, the issue seems to have morphed into a political Sophie’s Choice, with both the EU and UK

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  • South Africa’s Economy In 2019

    SA Economic Watch 2019 Following the announcement from Statistics South Africa in September 2018 that South Africa is officially in a recession, many South Africans, both local and abroad, may be wondering what 2019 has in store for their pockets. Rand Rescue takes a look at some of the most popular opinions and statistics for the Rainbow Nation’s economy in

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  • What’s Happening With Cryptocurrencies

    Getting your head around bitcoin and altcoin Bitcoin has become the buzzword of late. Although the cryptocurrency is not exactly a new kid on the block, it is only in the past year that it’s gained traction and found its way into conversations, financial portfolios and headlines around the world. But as with any novel innovation – especially one of

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  • Money Talk And Mother Tongues

    How Language Affects Your Finances Money is money, right? I mean, no matter where you are in the world or what language you speak, everyone has the same idea of buying, selling, saving and investing, right?  Well, that is not true. And, unfortunately for those of us who speak English or Afrikaans, for instance – our language predisposes us to

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  • Beating The Emigration Blues

    Left Bereft: Coping with longing after moving abroad Leonard Cohen certainly pulls on our heart strings when he sings “take this longing”. Anyone who has relocated or maintains a long distance relationship will tell you that you sometimes just wish you did not have to feel that loss so deeply. Sadly, even the comfort of support of others is usually

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