Would we reconnect with our money again if we could touch it, feel it and see it right in front of us 24 hours a day? On the first day of National Savings Month, a man suddenly appeared and took a radical step to reconnect with his money. As a social experiment over July, he was disconnected from all his online banking, credit cards and overdraft facilities and he received his entire salary in R1 coins.
Every Saturday, financial journalists from our newspaper partner, Personal Finance, wrote helpful articles addressing all the issues raised. Browse the gallery to see these features along with more photos and media coverage of the One Rand Man’s journey
Be sure to check out our previous two National Savings Month campaigns