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Financial literacy is extremely important when getting a new job


Published: May 3, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness, Workplace loans
Tags: Financial Literacy, Workplace financial wellness
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Financial literacy for the newly employed Your first, or even a new job, is an exciting thing. Understanding your fringe benefits can be equally exciting as it moves you towards long-term financial health. The best…

Avoid financial distress and make finances a family affair


Published: May 3, 2021
Categories: Debt Relief
Tags: Financial Stress
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Avoid financial distress and make finances a family affair Who gets a voice in a family’s finances? The answer can cause a lot of financial stress or remove it. In most households and families, money…

How to get out of debt as a family


Published: April 23, 2021
Categories: Debt Relief
Tags: Debt Consolidation, Debt Restructuring
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How to get out of debt as a family The feeling that you are drowning in debt is not fun. Instead of feeling that you must solve the problem on your own, get your family…

With financial planning and a personal budget, holiday activities don’t have cause financial stress


Published: April 23, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Financial Health, Financial Stress, Financial Tips
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With financial planning and a personal budget, holiday activities don’t have to break the bank and cause financial stress Keeping children busy during the holidays can feel like a full-time job. With some clever financial…

Budgeting for the Easter holidays


Published: April 6, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness, Financial wellness requires proper financial planning, Special events
Tags: Budgeting, Debt stress, Financial distress, Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Stress, Financial Tips
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The Easter Bunny might deliver chocolate, but he’s not known for leaving extra cash. Balancing your budget is still your job. April is a big holiday month in South Africa. Not only do we have…

Top 10 tips before signing a credit agreement


Published: March 30, 2021
Categories: Credit education and credit awareness
Tags: Credit Health, Credit Wellness, Debt Relief, Debt stress, Financial distress, Financial Tips, Money solutions
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A loan can go a long way to solve your debt problems. But it can also make matters worse if you don’t pay close attention to the terms of the credit agreement. A credit agreement…

Money solutions you have to know: how to protect yourself against card fraud


Published: March 23, 2021
Categories: Credit education and credit awareness, Debt Relief, financial literacy
Tags: Credit Health, Credit Wellness, Debt Relief, Debt stress, Financial Health, Financial Literacy, Financial Stress, Financial Tips
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Few things cause more financial distress than falling victim to bank card fraud or other forms of identity theft. You have to know how to keep yourself – and your money – safe. Fraud on…

How to improve your credit score the smart way


Published: March 23, 2021
Categories: Credit education and credit awareness, Credit Health, financial literacy
Tags: Credit Health, Credit Wellness, Debt stress, Financial distress, Financial Health, Financial Literacy, Financial support, Financial Tips, Money solutions
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Your credit score is a powerful financial health indicator, but chasing a good score without keeping your bigger financial and debt plan in mind, can lead you to make poor money decisions. The world of…

Credit health starts with knowing your numbers


Published: March 23, 2021
Categories: Credit education and credit awareness, Credit Health
Tags: Credit Health, Financial Health, Financial support, Financial Tips, Money solutions
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When you go in search of debt advice, you have to know your current status. Your debt to income ratio and credit usage ratio shows you where you are and help you track your progress….

Debt solutions – there’s one for you!


Published: March 19, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Consolidation Loan, Debt Consolidation, Debt Relief, Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips, Getting out of Debt
Alfred Ramosedi - CEO Bayport - Money Smart Week

From 22 to 28 March, South Africa is joining the global Money Smart Week initiative. Given that around six out of every 10 South Africans don’t understand basic financial concepts and terminology, a financial literacy…