Consumers will be digging deep into their pockets for petrol and electricity as prices soar to their highest in spite of household income being impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The petrol price breaches the R17 mark today for the first time since late 2018, following hikes of 95 cents and R1 per litre for 93… Continued
SOUTH African consumers are financially stressed and defaulting on their debt repayments due to retrenchments and the situation is likely to worsen before it improves despite anticipated economic growth in 2021.
SOUTH African consumers are financially stressed and defaulting on their debt repayments due to retrenchments and the situation is likely to worsen before it improves despite anticipated economic growth next year.
The firmer rand and softer international petroleum prices will see the prices of petrol drop by 27 cents from today.
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Cancellations to hit pockets in showbiz As more and more events get cancelled and postponed, the public is starting to feel the effects of the coronavirus. After President Cyril Ramaphosa’s official declaration of a national disaster, the organisers of a number of major events have announced their cancellations. In light of the banning of large… Continued
FUEL: Price increase to affect the poor most Already cash strapped consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets as petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin are set to increase by 74c, 91c – 93c and 76c respectively at midnight tonight. This, coupled with the carbon tax (9c a litre from June 1) and other… Continued
More belt-tightening for consumers Already cash-strapped consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets as petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin are set to increase by 75c, 93c and 76c respectively at midnight. This, coupled with the carbon tax (9c a litre), which comes into effect on June 1, is expected to add another 30c… Continued
MORE steep petrol prices could be in store for motorists next month, while road users woke up to record-breaking fuel prices today. This was the view of experts yesterday when they predicted a further 25¢hike next month. Efficient Group economist Dawie Roodt predicted a 25¢ increase for August, adding that this could be greater if the… Continued
3 REDIT cards and store cards have their conveniences. They enable you to buy items upfront that you can pay for all in one go at the end of the month. If this is how you are using such cards, a pat on the back for your financial discipline. The trouble sets in when you… Continued