1. National Budget 2016/17: Critical Analysis

    A critical analysis of the 2016/17 National Budget Speech in pictures.

  2. Avoiding junk status: Did Budget 2016/17 hit the spot?

    Gosh! South Africans have become a negative lot.  What is wrong with us?

  3. A critical analysis of the 2016 budget speech

    Please join me in a FREE Learning intervention that attempts to unpack the National Budget in pictures not words.

  4. National Budget: Did Manuel throw Gordhan the worst hospital pass since Naas?

    Oh, remember the days when Finance minister, Trevor Manuel, led SA in the national budget speech.

  5. National Budget 2016: Oh Captain, my captain

    Oh Captain, my Captain
    Our country’s in a funk
    As Julius tries to take the stage
    The Rand approaches junk…..


  6. Making more out of Budget Day, 24 February 2016

     If you had asked me 6 months ago ‘what’s happening with Pravin Gordhan?’ I would have probably replied that he would retire after the 2016 municipal elections. That would have been very sad.

  7. MTBF Assessment

    “The choice we face in considering these proposals is a difficult one. But we believe that this course can no longer be postponed”. Nhlanhla Nene, Minister of Finance.

  8. Budget Speech Video

    Click on the link below to watch my National Budget Update 2014/15. Running time 42mins.

  9. MTBF Policy Statement – the double deficit explained

    The Medium Term Budget Policy Statement ‘MTPS’ in October every year, sometimes known as the mini-budget, does not receive as much attention as the National Budget Speech in February.

  10. The MTBF Synopsis

    What follows are edited extracts from the MTBF Speech.

  11. RSA National Budget 2013/14: The marathon run to sustainable development

    An analysis of Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan’s National Budget Speech 2013/14. This is not about tax rates, it is about politics, the economy and a whole lot of other issues.

  12. Predictions for National Budget Speech

    Click on the link below for my predictions on the National Budget Speech to be delivered by Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, on 27 February 2013.