Make Money Mondays

Ruda Landman (fearless former Carte Blanche anchor) opens up about money

I hate debt! It worries me. I just don’t do it. I suppose I’m too anal.

Ruda Landman, Media24

We’ve lived in the same house in Melville for 34 years… We’ve never fallen for the temptation to buy a big house… That has saved us, literally, millions!

Ruda Landman, Media24

I find money worrisome. I suppose that’s why I’m so disciplined.

Ruda Landman, Media24

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 Ruda Landman, Non-Executive Director at Media24.

Landman is most famous for anchoring Carte Blanche for 19 years.

She left the popular current affairs show in 2007.

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

Both my parents were teachers.

Ruda Landman, Media24

Ever since I’ve got married we’ve had a spreadsheet [for budgeting].

Ruda Landman, Media24

You will never stay together [if your priorities around money isn’t similar].

Ruda Landman, Media24

Saving for retirement when you’re 22?! At 63 I count my blessings!

Ruda Landman, Media24

I studied to be a teacher.

Ruda Landman, Media24

My first paying job was at Die Burger in Cape Town.

Ruda Landman, Media24

It [Carte Blanche] was a good time.

Ruda Landman, Media24

We spend lots of money in restaurants.

Ruda Landman, Media24

If I make no money [from her new book] then it’s fine!

Ruda Landman, Media24

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