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How to get a lower rate on your home loan


You can save more than R220 000 if your rate is dropped from prime less 1% to prime less 2%, on a R500 000 loan, over 20 years. Here's how…..


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THE INSIDER:Bird brains take on the Telkom ADSL nerds


TELKOM ’s ADSL broadband service is expected to meet its match today in a contest with Winston, an 11-month-old homing pigeon with a memory card strapped to its leg.

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Capitalism II: The return


Over the last 18 months, capitalism has taken quite a battering, and many a commentator has heralded its demise, some more gleefully than others.


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Technology news - Mobile operators agree to drop rates


The Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) says mobile operators have agreed to drop the termination rates by the beginning of February 2010.


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Still not business as usual


Mining may have been lifted by the global recovery since early this year. Electricity output may have been lifted by a mining pickup. And leading indicators may have….


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How to get ahead at work


Embrace work.

It's easy to procrastinate until the last nanosecond, take sick days when you're not sick, navigate the Net when you're supposed to be creating a spreadsheet. Shirking may feel good in the short run. But at the risk of sounding like your parents, the more productive you are, the better you'll ultimately feel about yourself and your career. Not to mention that you're more likely to get a raise and less likely to be downsized.

Source: 6 Ways to Get Ahead This Year By Marty Nemko


Additional Comment by Mel Brook:


You can subscribe to a positive work ethic even if you missed the lesson growing up. It usually takes some hard-to-accept, direct, sometimes hurtful feedback from people who care about you and who depend upon your performance to help you learn. However you learn the lesson, you must believe within yourself in the importance of a strong, positive work ethic as a contributing factor to your self-defined success.