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‘Tis the season to be saving

Published: December 5, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness, Self Help
Tags: Personal budget

The holidays are a time for fun, but it is also a time for keeping a very close eye on your budget. That doesn’t mean you can’t spend; it only means that you have to…

You don’t have to choose between having fun and being frugal

Published: November 29, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Personal budget

If you think about having fun and being frugal a bit differently, you can do both this festive season. Many people think that when they draw up a budget, they have to say goodbye to…

How to juggle needs and wants

Published: November 21, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Financial education

How is it possible to cut back on expenses when you spend every rand you earn? The solution is possibly in understanding needs versus wants. When you feel that there’s not enough money to get…

Gratitude can make you richer – for real!

Published: November 14, 2022
Categories: Self Help
Tags: Financial education

When we need more money, we look to the outside to find it. But maybe financial wellbeing starts on the inside. According to the dictionary, gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It is a…

Stay safe online

Published: November 7, 2022
Categories: Self Help
Tags: Unplanned events

About 30% of South Africans shop online these days. We enjoy the convenience, the variety at our fingertips and the great deals. But we should also be aware of the scams and crooks. One of…

No Spend November: can you do it?

Published: November 1, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Self Help
Tags: Financial education, Financial Literacy

No Spend November is an actual thing. It doesn’t mean you spend no money; you simply spend money only on necessities. Why would you do it? How would you do it? Let’s find out. The…

Don’t let Black Friday leave you in the red

Published: October 24, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting

Black Friday, with all its mind-blowing specials can seem like a shopper’s paradise. However, if you are not careful, it is your budget that will be blown away. Black Friday is an American invention that…

How to transact safely online

Published: October 17, 2022
Categories: Self Help
Tags: Financial Tips

Cybersecurity can easily feel like one of those things that we have no control over. The good news is that there is a lot we can do to keep ourselves and our money safe, and…

How to cope with financial stress

Published: October 11, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Stress

Simply put, financial stress is worrying about money. We’ve all been there and know how terrible it is. Now let’s look at how to deal with it and – more importantly – how to avoid…

Don’t let December freak you out

Published: October 3, 2022
Categories: financial literacy
Tags: Financial education

The best way to avoid money stress after December, is to do your planning before December. Now is a good time to start. The starting point for your festive season budget is your mindset. Especially…

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