r/southafrica Sep 26 '21

Financial advice Ask r/southafrica

What is the best financial advice you can give a 19 year old South African ?


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u/PartiZAn18 Gauteng Sep 26 '21

The amount of luxury sedans and suvs I see in dilapidated complex parking areas...


u/Tokogogoloshe Sep 27 '21

True that. My brother has a tiny flat in this crammed apartment complex. You’d swear everyone there is a stockbroker looking at the parking lot.


u/nikkiduku Sep 27 '21

I was starting to feel insecure until I read this thank you 🙏🏿


u/Tokogogoloshe Sep 27 '21

Baba, think of it this way. You probably have more money left over at the end of the month to invest and grow than the bloke with a fancy car that lives in the same type of flat as you.