The Personal Finance series with Warren Ingram

Is Julia still a supersaver? Because life (and kids!) happen…

Listeners of Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show may be familiar with Julia, the young savings superhero.

Personal Financial Advisor Warren Ingram – a Thursday regular – introduced her to Whitfield a few years back.

When she was first featured she earned about R1 million per year, yet drove a Corsa Lite.

She has since upgraded ever so slightly to a Toyota Etios.

Julia, by that time already a multimillionaire, invested a third of her income.

As her salary increased she invested more.

She could afford to, but refrained from moving into a big house or buying a fancy car.

She avoided the trap of meeting her improved income with increased expenditure.

Julia has since become a mother – is she still a supersaver?

Tune in on Thursday, 20 July during the second half of The Money Show for the answer to that question.

Listen to previous years' Julia interviews below.

2013:

2014:

2015:

2016:

Click here (then “like” the page) to follow Bruce on Facebook.

Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.

Subscribe to our Business Wrap Newsletter


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Missed out on Bitcoin? Read this if you're wondering if it’s too late now

Missed out on Bitcoin? Read this if you're wondering if it’s too late now

If you invested R7287 in March 2010 it would now be worth R34 billion! BILLION! You read that right. Warren Ingram has advice…

Hate your job? How to free yourself from working for money...

Hate your job? How to free yourself from working for money...

Financial advisor Warren Ingram discusses “FIRE”, a radical financial freedom movement gaining momentum in the USA and elsewhere.

Getting rich by investing… This advice is terribly unsexy, awfully profitable!

Getting rich by investing… This advice is terribly unsexy, awfully profitable!

Personal finance guru Warren Ingram looks at some key points from Warren Buffett’s annual letter to his shareholders.

Is supersaver Julia still investing 33% of her income (despite having a baby)?

Is supersaver Julia still investing 33% of her income (despite having a baby)?

She returns to The Money Show one year (and A LOT of water under the bridge!) later to report back.

How I manage to invest a third of my income (despite earning peanuts)

How I manage to invest a third of my income (despite earning peanuts)

I earn peanuts, yet I’m slowly (but surely!) on my way towards never having to work for money ever again in my life.

How investing a third of my salary every month is making me rich (and free!)

How investing a third of my salary every month is making me rich (and free!)

A supersaver explains how she managed to invest R2.6 million and turn it into a whopping R3.7 million.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] Van Breda's call to emergency services: 'My family and I were attacked'

[LISTEN] Van Breda's call to emergency services: 'My family and I were attacked'

The chilling call Henri van Breda made to emergency services on the night his mother, father and big brother were hacked to death.

[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

Johannesburg father, Chris says he had just come back from work when he walked in on an employee raping his 17 year old daughter.

UPDATE: Chilling WhatsApp from Marli van Breda's ex-boyfriend read out in court

UPDATE: Chilling WhatsApp from Marli van Breda's ex-boyfriend read out in court

Marli van Breda's ex took the stand in the trial of triple murder accused Henri van Breda.

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

Wits associate professor of economics Christopher Malikane speaks to Azania Mosaka about the term that is being bandied about.

Competition Commission investigates five companies to stamp out price-fixing

Competition Commission investigates five companies to stamp out price-fixing

Commission says investigation into food and agro processing companies is important because of high levels of inequality in SA.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?