property sector for the past three years, purchasing homes for an average of R800 000.
The rise in female property deals and vehicle purchases can be attributed to women who have empowered themselves through education.
Hendrik van Broekhuizen and Nic Spaull from the department of economics at the University of Stellenbosch followed students for six years from 2008 and found that women were the largest proportion of graduates.
Joann Dvorak, not shown, offers ‘Bernie Cookies’ as she waits for US Senator Bernie Sanders to arrive in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, US, on Sunday. The Iowa presidential caucuses were yesterday.