Money lessons from your favourite celebrities to kickstart you financial goals
4 Jan 2021 LIFESTYLE
By Zuko Komisa
The best advice when it comes to money is always something you need to keep an open mind to; whether it’s on paying off debt, saving for retirement, building an emergency fund, it’s always great to get guidance on how to be more financially secured. In 2020, we had some really good conversations about how to best use your money to make it work for you with Sumitra Nydoo and her guests.
We’ve picked a few we think you’ll love to kickstart you financial goals for the year.
Lesego Tlhabi AKA Coconut Kelz, satirist, comedian and a young white woman trapped in a black woman’s body.
On getting help – “It was always important for me to get someone whose job it is to look after money, make money grow and diversify money for me.”
On saving – “I’ve been focusing on what I need to put away and not touching it at all”
Joshua Maponga, renowned motivational speaker, philosopher and social entrepreneur.
On Financial Literacy – “Investment and management of money was never taught to us, we were only taught how to spend money”
On bettering yourself– “Don’t look and chase for money, rather improve your services that make you money.”
On Wealth– “You think when you have money you are rich, but you are as poor as the amount of money you have, you are poor until that money generates wealth for you.”
Celeste Ntuli – Comedian and actress
On paying bills –“When it comes to money I am like a Nigerian, ‘I pay tax’; I don’t want to owe anyone any money.”
On relationship with money – “I am not scared of money, if I have it, I will spend it how I need to spend it.”
Investing on self– “I fund my own work, though I usually get my returns late, I always invest in my work.”
Dr John Kani– South African actor, author, director and playwright.