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Bayport Blog: Category - Financial wellness

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…

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
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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…

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…

Bayport Budget Booster


Published: November 26, 2020
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Literacy

At Bayport we believe in the transformative power of the right kind of credit at the right time. While we respect the fact that we cannot prescribe to our customers how to use their loans,…

Bayport Loan Services


Published: November 26, 2020
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Bayport Insurance

Bayport’s insurance journey started with credit life insurance, a policy that covers any money owed on a loan should a customer be retrenched, contract a dread disease or pass away. Introduced in only a few…

Budget to achieve your financial goals


Published: October 13, 2020
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Financial education, Financial Health, Financial Literacy, Financial Planning, Financial Tips, Managing your Money
budget-calculator

If you have always thought that having a budget and sticking to it is boring and unexciting, it’s time to think again. Used correctly, a personal budget is like a map that gets you to…

Money hacks when you’re in your 20s and 30s


Published: October 13, 2020
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Credit Health, Financial education, Financial Health, Financial Literacy, Financial Planning, Financial Tips, Managing your Money
young-adults-financial-wellness

In our 20s and even our 30s, we tend to live for the moment. While that is not a bad thing, when it comes to finances we have to keep the future in mind. Building…