Money Articles

  • 5 myths about women and debt – myth 4 will surprise you

    2018-08-10

    We spoke to debt experts to debunk some of the myths surrounding women and debt.

     

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  • Your credit report explained

    2018-08-08

    Financial savviness starts with little things such as understanding your credit report.

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  • Want a raise? Here’s how

    2018-08-01

    You are always the first to arrive at work and the last to leave. However, you feel that the work you put in does not translate into the reward you want. It is time you request a salary increase by following these steps: 

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  • Planning a divorce? Make sure you have these in order

    2018-07-27

    When getting married, you vow to love each other for eternity. But life happens, and you could find yourself heading to the magistrate’s court to terminate the contract. If you are ready to part ways with your spouse, here are six things to think about before you file for divorce.

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  • What to consider before taking a second job

    2018-07-20

    Having one job is hard enough, but there are people who juggle two or even three jobs. If you are considering becoming a “multi-worker” there are five things to consider, advises Mary J. Fourie, a lifestyle financial planner and coach.

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  • Understanding waiting periods

    2018-07-20

    Everyone who has applied for any insurance in their life is familiar with the term “waiting period.” A term used for the time when consumers can expect no benefits from their insurer.  It is important for you to know about waiting periods and understand how and when claims are paid out.

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  • How to share the same account

    2018-07-13

    You have just moved in with your significant other. One of the things you probably will be managing together is your finances. But while a joint account might seem like a practical idea, it is not an option for South Africans.

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  • Take charge of your finances and flourish

    2018-07-11

    The winter chill can easily make you lose focus of your finances. Having to spend double on almost everything: food, electricity, clothes - you can easily veer from your spending plan. However, you could use this season to reflect on your finances.  

     

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  • Host your dream party without breaking the bank

    2018-07-06

    Imagine you want to celebrate a milestone in your life, but your purse doesn’t allow. Hosting a party can be a costly experience.  The venue, refreshments, cake, décor and food do not come cheap. However, if you have the right friends, you can throw your party without paying a cent. With the help of Angela Clarke, an events company owner, we managed to compile five tips that will save you a lot of money. 

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  • Tips on turning your inheritance into an investment

    2018-07-06

    Losing a loved one is a painful experience. However, many people find comfort in knowing that their loved one has left them an inheritance. We spoke to financial experts about how you can turn your inheritance into a lasting legacy.

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