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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 […]

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 […]

Taking on debt isn’t always a bad thing. Particularly if you look at purchasing a house or a car. You just need to make sure you keep on top of the monthly repayments. What if I’ve missed a few repayments? Firstly, don’t hide from your creditors. They will be looking to hand you over to […]

So why buy your own house? Buying a house means that you can make any improvements you like, which can increase the overall value of your property. Renting? Making changes won’t be that easy and tenants need permission from the landlord for most things. Want to start a family? Some landlords have rules against having pets […]

Access to credit is relatively easy. Your bank is quick to provide you with a credit card pretty much as soon as you leave school. It’s no wonder so many South Africans get used to buying things they want on credit. That’s often where the debt spiral begins. If you are struggling with your finances […]

As the wedding day draws closer many couples sign a contract that they don’t know much about due to the excitement on the fast-approaching special day. Make sure you understand the impact this contract can make in the future. Divorce isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you are about to take your […]

How many credit cards do you have? How many credit accounts do you have open? Buying on credit aids the human need for instant gratification. Many would say that buying on credit is good for you, but the truth is, whilst under debt review not having access to credit is the best thing for you. […]

5 ways debt can affect your health and ways to combat them Most people today struggle with debt, but do you realize how much debt can affect your health? You’ll be surprised at how debt can affect you physically, mentally and in your everyday life.. Below are just a few ways debt may be affecting […]

Did you know that nearly 25 Million South Africans have some form of debt?  Debt can be a good thing if its managed well. Unfortunately, there are over 8 million consumers that have found themselves to be over-indebted. More than half their salaries are going towards servicing debt each month and they are starting to […]

Here are some simple tips to save money daily! Research the banks to determine which to open an account with        Look around for which bank offers the best interest rates on your cheque and savings accounts. Some banks offer good rates to new customers. Some of the best deals can be found […]

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