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22Aug 2019
Single Mom with Debt

In the last South African census statistics, it showed that 14% of the population’s households are managed by women, with 5% of households having female breadwinners. When you look at these statistics, you can see why it’s important for women to take control of their financial future, but it’s not always that easy – especially […]

12Aug 2019
stay at home moms

Are you a stay at home mom or thinking of making that move? Wondering where to start? We all know that the current state of the economy means we need to start budgeting better. If you’re already living in a single-income household then this hits home even more. It can be extremely stressful living off […]

30Jul 2019
Financial planning

Having a financial plan can help you to achieve your long and short term goals. It can prepare you for where you are now and help you get to where you want to be. 1. Set Goals Before putting together your financial plan, you need to decide what you want your money to do. Once […]

24Jul 2019
Improve your credit score

Is your credit score looking a bit low? Wondering what determines a good credit score in the first place? Let’s take a look at a few factors: Payment history: Do you pay your bill regularly and on time? Amount owed: How much money do you owe to various lenders? Credit history: Sometimes, having no credit […]

22Jul 2019
What to do if there is fraud

Recently the Ombudsman for Banking Services released the annual report, highlighting that banking fraud continues to be a big problem for South African consumers, with internet banking fraud being the most widespread complaint. Have you been a victim? Here’s 4 things you need to do to try and minimise the damages that could lead to […]

19Jul 2019
savings solution

Most people save up to buy something they want. Have you ever saved your money just to save? What’s the point? You might ask. Well here are some benefits to why you should start saving today. 1. Emergency situations Emergencies are always unexpected and most of the time we are not prepared for them emotionally […]

16Jul 2019
Savings month

We all know that sometimes the hardest thing about saving money is just getting started, especially when living expenses are high and/or you’re in debt. But, it’s never too late, in fact, you could start today! Here’s how: Set your goals and go for it Firstly, why do you want to save? Do you want […]

12Jul 2019
Kids save

Teaching your child to save from a young age can set them up for a great financial future. Saving money is a difficult task to learn, some adults have yet to master it. This means that teaching your children how to save is of great importance. Here are some simple tips on how to teach […]

28Jun 2019
Need help with debt

Starting out in the “real world” as a young adult fresh out of school or college is a very exciting time, but your freedom as an adult can come at a price. These days, daily life is expensive! Expenses that you’ve never had to worry about before like rent, transport, food and general living can […]

25Jun 2019
get out of debt

So it’s already the end of June and you still haven’t made a dent in your debt yet? Don’t stress! It’s NEVER too late to get started on your road to a debt-free future. First things first: Having a positive mind will help make your debt situation seem a lot less scary and easier to […]