Make Money Mondays

'I wanted lots of money!' - Andile Mazwai (National Stokvel Association of SA)

My parents did a fantastic job to make us think we were rich.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I wanted lots of money! I wanted to be free!

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Harry Oppenheimer was once asked ‘How much is enough?’ His answer was ‘Just a little more’. I don’t want to be chasing the last buck!

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Every week, The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of the weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.

This week he interviewed National Stokvel Association of South Africa CEO Andile Mazwai.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

Which magazine cover shows a poor guy and makes you think ‘I want to be him’?

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Debt is one of the biggest social ills in our country.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I used to buy TV Bars at 50 cents each and sold them for R3! I bought myself a CD player with my earnings back in the 80s! That’s how rich I was!

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I sold beer in the Transkei while writing my thesis. I had my own store and a share in two others.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I only really started investing when I got my first job and got married.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

My wife cured me of my car-buying weakness.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

The thing that excites me about money is the freedom it gives.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Losing money scares me.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

How much is enough? Enough that you don’t have to count it!

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

Money is still a motivator for me.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

I drive a Maserati.

Andile Mazwai, National Stokvel Association of South Africa

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