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Make 2021 your best financial year yet


Published: January 8, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Planning
Make 2021 your best financial year

It’s the time of year when many of us make new year’s resolutions – from losing weight to improving relationships. Often, sorting out our finances is on the list too. But how to do it…

Back to school without breaking the bank


Published: January 8, 2021
Categories: Educational loans
Tags: books and supplies
Money saving tips for back to school

The start of the new school year can feel like a personal budget nightmare. Fortunately, there are quite a few tricks that can help you save money, instead of borrow money, when it comes to…

Can we start new traditions?


Published: January 8, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Tips
family-finances

Expectations can cause great financial stress, especially at this time of year. Not overspending during the festive season often starts with talking about and managing our own and other people’s expectations. Traditions are beliefs and…

How to be frugal in the festive season


Published: January 8, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Managing your Money
managing-your-money

It was a tough year for all of us, but one important job remains to be done before you can dive into December: your festive season budget. Invest the time now and save yourself the…

How to improve your credit score


Published: January 7, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Credit Health, Credit Score/Rating, Credit Wellness, Financial Health, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips
improve your credit score and credit health

2020 has been hard on our budgets and our pockets, and in many cases on our credit scores as well. Let us look at what we can do to nurse those scores back to health….

Knowledge is (money) power


Published: January 7, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Health, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips, Managing your Money
knowledge-is-power-man-reading-finance

With knowledge and information, you can make better decisions – this is true for all things in life, money included. Your financial wellness depends on your understanding of money. Most of us believe that our…

‘tis the season to consolidate your debt


Published: November 27, 2020
Categories: Debt Relief
Tags: Consolidation Loan, Debt Consolidation, Debt Relief
decoration-on-christmas-tree

December holidays and Christmas festivities can be very tough on your pocket. How to make this year different? Plan, plan, and plan some more so you don’t get yourself into more debt than you can…

Don’t let Black Friday leave you in the red


Published: November 27, 2020
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Financial education, Financial Planning, Financial Tips
black-friday-sale-shopping-tips

Black Friday is an American tradition, but over the past few years South African retailers and shoppers have embraced it too. All the mind-blowing specials can seem like a shopper’s paradise, but if you are…

Make the most of what your workplace offers


Published: November 26, 2020
Categories: Workplace loans
Tags: Employee loans, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips, Loans, Online loans, Payroll lending
happy-employees-at-work

Most of your waking hours are spent at work. It’s the place where you are most likely to make friends, where you meet new people and are introduced to new ideas. It should also be…

If it’s too good to be true, it’s probably an online loan scam


Published: November 26, 2020
Categories: Personal loans
Tags: Financial Literacy, Financial Tips, Online loans
online-scams-fraud

When you are desperate, it is easy to make poor decisions. It is especially easy to believe someone who promises to make all your money troubles go away. Sadly, these promises are often scams, and…