CN&CO Fin-blog recap for the week ending 7 October 2016
Team CN&CO love financial services (among other things) and we enjoy reading about what’s happening in various quarters of the industry. Here are our favourite fin-blog picks of the week:
EasyEquities is SA’s top tax-free savings account – again!
EasyEquities has clinched the number one spot of ‘Tax Free Savings Account and Online Broker’ at the Top Stockbroker Awards 2016.
The fourth industrial revolution is upon us
Sygnia has launched a unit trust that invests in companies with exposure to the technologies that are driving the fourth industrial revolution.
The death of the degree
“When the #FeesMustFall campaign first emerged in October last year, the battle lines were drawn. A year later, it’s obvious that this is going to be a protracted war. However, as tensions escalate and protests become more violent, I have a nagging suspicion that while the students are fighting the right war, I’m not sure that they’ve picked the right battle.”
Should You Write as a Designer?
“Few designers know this, but writing is and should be a huge part of the design process. Writing IS Design.”
Java developer is the most sought-after skill in the country
“Job search engine Adzuna recently conducted a study to find out what are the most sought-after skills in the country, and ‘Java Developer’ topped the list. It’s also not that surprising to find an incredible amount of jobs in the technology space.”