MONEY TALK

South Africa's best financial advice, research, how-to's, and insights

Your credit score could be the most important number connected to your name. The three-digit number contains information that shows how well you manage your credit. And creditors like to use this number to weigh you up against other consumers. They use this information to predict whether you’ll be a good or bad consumer. How… Continued

Black Friday finally opens its doors to great deals. We’ve been eagerly waiting for the biggest shopping day of the year. Those who can afford to spend and even those who can’t afford it, eagerly wait for the doors to open. How should you spend your money this Black Friday if you can’t resist the… Continued

With South Africa still suffering from high unemployment rates, we have to do what we can to survive. And that means bringing in some extra money. A lot of people are trying to find ways to establish some financial security just in case something goes wrong. Making money on the side can be challenging. Working… Continued

It depends on a few factors. What life stage you’re in, your spending habits, your goals, your job stability, your financial obligations and so on. If you’re like most South Africans, you have debt. Having some debt is fine – having debt can even be healthy if your debt is connected to your goals, like… Continued

Do you ever feel anxious and stressed out about having too much debt? Debt can be emotionally draining and frustrating. But, it’s not impossible to get out of debt on your own.  Start by making a conscious decision that you want to become debt-free. Choose to start right now. Let’s begin.      1. Where do you… Continued

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

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