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If you’ve ever been in a tight financial situation and struggled to pay off your debt, you would stumble upon something called ‘debt counselling’. This process is also referred to as debt review, which is a legal process regulated by the National Credit Regulator (NCR).  This legal process was put in place to help South… Continued

If you’re thinking about buying a property in South Africa, right now may be your time to shine. The market is in a very favorable condition for first-time home buyers, and less so, for those who are looking to sell. Keep reading to find out what the current property market looks like and what you… Continued

Cash-strapped consumers will have to fork out even more money as the price of petrol is set to rise by 18 cents a litre this week. The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy announced the price changes on Sunday, stating that the price of 95 (ULP and LRP) will rise by 18 cents a litre… Continued

How many of us really ever read the T&C’s when signing up for a credit card? Not many, right. Although it might feel like we’ve been given a bottomless pit of wealth, we don’t think about all the hidden costs that come with a credit card. Keep reading to find out how creditors charge you… Continued

Wendy Luhabe shows us how being stubborn and doing what you are passionate about, can take you to the top. She is a pioneer in the Economic Empowerment of Women that enabled South African Women to be first-time investors. She is also a social entrepreneur and a mentor for younger generations. With numerous awards and… Continued

To celebrate Women’s Month, we would like to inspire our female readers by looking at powerful women in business. Our first empowered woman is Phuti Mahanyele, CEO of Naspers, South Africa. South Africa celebrates Women’s Month as a tribute to the 20 000 women who marched to the Union Building on 9 August 1956 in… Continued

Men are capable of taking bigger financial risks, and women approach finance with caution and careful planning – now that’s a cliché right there. Women are becoming more empowered and taking charge of their futures, and proudly so. However, while some women are taking full control of their financial future others are slowly learning the… Continued

How do you start saving when you have debt repayments and living expenses to take care of? The short answer; it’s a tricky balancing act. It is not impossible to save while paying off your debt, it just takes a bit of know-how. Find out how you can start building a better future for yourself… Continued

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