We never ever discussed money around the dinner table.— Barry Roux
I have a knack for buying all the wrong shares.— Barry Roux
I’ve seen money create entitlement and arrogance.— Barry Roux
Each 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 his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.
This week he interviewed Barry Roux, the lead defence advocate in the trial of Oscar Pistorius.
Scroll down for more quotes from the audio below.
I was the first in my family to become a lawyer. I did not come from a wealthy family. My parents were farmers.— Barry Roux
I studied law at Unisa. Do you think I studied at Unisa because I wanted to?— Barry Roux
I earned my first money after Matric at the Department of Justice. It’s only then that I opened my first bank account.— Barry Roux
I invest in residential property. I bought my first flat when I was 22. I never saw it. I sold within six months.— Barry Roux
The worst investment I’ve ever made was to buy a panel beater. If you don't put in the hours people will take money from you.— Barry Roux
‘Enough’ means having enough that you’ll survive reasonably well should you lose your income.— Barry Roux
I own a holiday house. It’s not a good investment, but it’s wonderful.— Barry Roux
Bruce Whitfield interviews Stokvel Association CEO Andile Mazwai about his attitude to money (hopes, fears, successes, failures).
"I have a fear of not being able to provide for my family," admits Mahola in this interview by The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield.
Bruce Whitfield interviews the renegade “banting” prophet about his money hopes and fears, successes and failures...
Bruce Whitfield interviews mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures...)
"My earliest memory of money is my father saying, ‘Why do you want to do this thing? How are you going to feed the family?'"
Bruce Whitfield interviews Sasfin's David Shapiro about his attitude to money – his hopes and fears, his successes and failures…
"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.
This week Xolani Gwala's speaks to former Generations actor Pamela Nomvete for #WhatInTheWorldHappenedTo feature.
The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.
Michiel le Roux speaks about the fascinating story behind the little bank that has the Big 4 shaking in their boots.
Still young(ish)? Consider the single best thing you can do to increase your wealth by much more than the inflation rate.
WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...
Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will pilot a new funding model in 2017. NSFAS chairperson Sizwe Nxasana explains.