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Families really must talk about money


Published: April 11, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness, Self Help
Tags: Debt Advice, Debt Management, Financial education, Financial Health, Financial Planning, Financial support

Money conversations can be powerful vehicles for change by improving financial literacy and financial wellbeing – and by removing family conflict. Let’s take black tax as an example. Most definitions of black tax include words…

Financial freedom is more than money


Published: April 1, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips

One day, when I have enough money, my life will be perfect and I will be financially free. If this is how you think about financial freedom, then we have news for you. Financial freedom…

Dealing with debt: you have options


Published: March 29, 2022
Categories: Debt Relief
Tags: Debt Consolidation, Debt Counselling, Debt Relief

Debt consolidation. Debt counselling. Debt administration How do you decide which one is best for you and how do you avoid being scammed? We have the answers right here. When you feel like you are…

How to read your credit health report


Published: March 18, 2022
Categories: Credit Health
Tags: Credit Health, Credit Score/Rating, Credit Wellness
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Your credit health report and credit score are like a photograph that shows you what your money situation looks like. Read here to find out how to understand your picture. The different credit bureaus all…

Know your credit rights


Published: March 9, 2022
Categories: Credit education and credit awareness, Financial wellness
Tags: Credit Wellness, Financial Literacy
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How well do you know your rights (and responsibilities) when it comes to credit? As a consumer, you have specific rights regarding credit. In South Africa, the National Credit Act (NCA) sets out these basic…

It costs money to borrow money


Published: March 1, 2022
Categories: Credit Health
Tags: Credit Health, Credit Wellness, Financial Literacy

There are lots of credit providers out there making credit promises. One of the big things to consider and understand before making a deal, is how much your credit will cost. When you pay for…

How to divorce bad debt


Published: February 21, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Bad Debt, Clear Debt, Debt Advice

When it’s over it’s over, right? Just like you should call it quits when a relationship no longer serves you, you also have to break up with bad debt – and bad debt habits –…

Find out how healthy your relationship with money is


Published: February 14, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Literacy

A healthy relationship contributes to our self-esteem and emotional energy, a toxic relationship damages self-esteem and drains energy. Answer these 20 questions and find out what your money relationship looks like. Take the quiz

Show those unexpected expenses some love


Published: February 2, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Managing your Money
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Fall in love with your money Your car breaks down. Your child needs a costume for the school concert. The geyser bursts. It’s time to stop unexpected expenses from ruining your budget. One of the…

Your head and your heart can spend together


Published: February 1, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Managing your Money

Budgeting often feels like your head telling your heart what you can’t have. But there is a different way and it’s called mindful spending. We like to think of ourselves as logical beings who make…

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