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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.


Finances, financial wellbeing, Black Friday

Black Friday 2023 in South Africa | Everything you need to know

3 min read

Black Friday, also known as the biggest shopping day, is on 24 November 2023 in South Africa.

Debt Review, Credit, Finances, Debt

Are South Africans addicted to credit or unable to keep up with the cost of living?

3 min read

South African consumers owe a total of R2.31 trillion. This is based on the reports (Consumer...

budget, Finances, Lookingoutforyou, Livingwell

What you need to know about the egg shortage in South Africa

2 min read

Why is there a shortage of eggs in South Africa? If you’ve been to a supermarket recently and tried...

Finances, debt counselling, debt management

Mastering Your Finances with Effective Debt Management

3 min read

An essential component of achieving financial freedom is utilising effective debt management...

Finances, save electricity, electricity

How to save and get the most out of your prepaid electricity

3 min read

The National Energy Regulator (NERSA) approved an 18.65% price hike in electricity tariffs in...

Finances, credit cards, credit report

What is the right way to use a credit card?

3 min read

A credit card can be a very effective tool. However, when used irresponsibly, a credit card can...
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