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If you find yourself craving carbs, needing more than one cup of coffee to get out of bed in the morning and sleeping all the time, you might have a case of “the winter blues”. While the exact cause of the winter blues aren’t clear, we are sure that the recent petrol hike has done… Continued

Executive Summary Client Indebtedness Levels Conducted by Debt Rescue Year on Year Comparison – Q1 2017 to Q1 2018. Introduction This research was done on Debt Rescue’s clients over a period of 3 months. The purpose of the report was to establish the types of debt incurred, the age-group debt exposure and the debt-type ratio.… Continued

When it’s cold outside there are few things as comforting as a nice, full-bodied soup. Besides the emotional lift of a warm meal, soup has many other benefits as well. Soups are usually filled with vegetables, making it easier to get to your recommended 5 a day. This also makes it easier to sneak in… Continued

At the rate kids grow it can be tough keeping up with clothes that fit properly – especially in the winter when they wear layer upon layer! But don’t despair! With a few simple strategies you can keep your kids nice and toasty without breaking your budget. Buy out of season Most stores start clearing… Continued

Good friends, a beer, and a braai – this is what many South Africans see as non-negotiables for a successful get-together. While nothing can beat a braai, it can be quite expensive. Why not use the winter months to explore other ways of entertaining? Pancake party Pancakes are super versatile and super cost-effective. For a… Continued

There are some winter days when you just want to snuggle under the blankets and watch movies. But what do you do when the cold continues to linger and the kids start to get restless cooped up inside? Here are a few fun, budget-friendly things you can do to brighten up even the dullest winter… Continued

Just as the glow of finding Mom the perfect Mother’s Day gift is starting to fade, it’s time to get creative again – this time for Dad! Luckily there are ways to make him feel special without breaking the bank. Here are a few fun Father’s Day gift ideas that your dad will love. Dad’s… Continued

We spend around three quarters of our lives at work or commuting to and from it. It is therefore natural that a large portion of our budgets are spent to make life here more colourful, delicious and interesting. Here are a few tips that could help you save more money on work-related things: Tip 1:… Continued

The job market is very competitive and constantly changing. To stay at the top of your game, you need to keep up by learning new skills and expanding your knowledge. Whether you’re exploring a new industry, searching for your dream job or just looking for the next step in your career, we suggest having a… Continued

Due to the recent VAT increase, our food bills are on the rise, and this will have a significant impact on the household budget. If you want to save money, packing your lunch is a great way to start. Where you eat your lunch influences your choices. If you are fortunate enough to work in… Continued

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