MONEY TALK

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In tough economic times we need to cut back where we can and up our savings as much as possible. Practicing restraint like this takes a lot of guts and determination, because it is human nature to want to buy things we love. That is why it is also normal to want to believe that… Continued

In tough economic times consumers need to save where they can to prevent falling deeper into the debt trap. Over the past three weeks we have been sharing some electricity saving advice so that homes across South Africa can cut their bills this winter. In week one we shared advice on mastering the geyser, in… Continued

Becoming more money savvy isn’t something that happens overnight. It takes careful planning and extreme prioritising, and you have to do it day in and day out. A great habit to learn is to become less wasteful. In this week’s second part to this article, we look at the other five common ways we are… Continued

Since the beginning of the year, price increases have dealt consumer wallets blow after blow after blow. It has become blatantly clear that consumers have to learn to make the most of every rand they earn, and they need to do it quickly. One of the easiest ways in which to do this is stop… Continued

We all work hard for our monthly salaries, and in light of recent interest hikes and looming fuel and electricity increases; we will have to tighten our belts even further. There are multiple tips and tricks to save more and be more money savvy, one of which is to learn from those who are getting… Continued

Have you lost control over your finances? Sometimes we work so hard for our money that we often forget that we should be the ones in charge of it. Become the boss of your finances again by following these 5 steps: Step 1: Study your financials The first step is to know what is coming… Continued

By keeping up with your pension fund payments, you can look forward to retiring between the ages of 60 to 65. But what if you have too much debt? Some people love the work they do so much that retirement is postponed as long as possible. Others, on the other hand, may want to get… Continued

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