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Our blog covers insights and practical tips to reduce your reliance on debt and build up resilience for financial emergencies in a simple, cost-effective and tailor made way.


budgeting, budget, budget template

How do I budget with a low income in South Africa?

3 min read

Budgeting for a low income in South Africa can be a challenging task, especially if we consider all...

debt counselling, Debt, debt management, Debt Consolidation Loan

5 ways you can pay off your debt fast in South Africa

5 min read

Struggling with debt can sometimes look like: Losing sleep trying to figure out how you’re going to...

Credit, credit life, credit life insurance

You have credit life cover and you probably don't even know it

3 min read

What is credit life cover? Credit life cover is a type of insurance that aims to protect you and...

Debt Counselling, debt free, debt counsellor

Why you should go under debt counselling in 2024

3 min read

You should go under debt counselling in 2024 if you are struggling to make your monthly debt...

tips to manage your money well, money habits, money mindset

How to change your money mindset

3 min read

A money mindset refers to the set of beliefs, attitudes, and thoughts that individuals have about...

savings, financial planning, personal finance

Why and how you can start building the habit of paying yourself first

5 min read

Why is it important to pay yourself first? It is crucial to prioritise paying yourself first...
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