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What Business Unity SA’s Jabu Mabuza believes, hopes for (and fears) about money

My dad paid for everything.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

Money has never been a driver for me. I’m driven more by success.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

I love cars. I love watches. I love fashion. I also invest in lifestyle properties.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

I worry about what my children will do if they’re not as lucky as I was. Luck played a very big part in where I am.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

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 his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.

This week Whitfield interviewed Jabu Mabuza, President at Business Unity SA (Busa).

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

I’ve been well paid for the things I’ve been doing.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

Everything I’ve done in business has been by accident.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

I drove taxis to supplement my study fees.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

I’ve never been aware of money until my father told me that there was no money.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

I’ve always done more than one job in my working life.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

I’ve always had good financial advisors.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

My single biggest extravagance is cars.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

I have a couple of lifestyle properties in South Africa, but also abroad.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

I’m never unaware of where I come from.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

I don’t worry about money. I try to stay out of debt.

Jabu Mabuza, Business Unity SA

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