Trying to keep up with the Kumalos or the Joneses or the Pillays is like giving your money to other people to spend. Giving in to peer pressure is the worst thing you can do for your credit health.
Peer pressure and the desire to fit in are part of life. How we respond to them, however, can be decisive for our all-round wellbeing, from mental health to financial wellness.
Here is some advice for paying less attention to how other people are doing – and what they’re buying – and focusing instead on your own financial health.