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How To Save For A Deposit On A House

Buying and owning a house is a huge desire for many South Africans but the prospect of being able to do so in your 20s or 30s may seem like a pipe dream. Inflated property prices, a difficult econo...

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How To Choose An Internship

An internship is a great way to gain insight into a field you are passionate about, to learn some basic skills in an industry you are interested in, or to explore different job choices. It’s also s...

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The Costs Of Home Ownership

The idea of owning your own home is probably an attractive one. With your name on the title deed, you wouldn’t be paying off someone else’s home loan, or need to deal with a landlord, or worry abou...

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Bursaries And Scholarships

While fee structures and exact costs vary from one tertiary institution to the next, the cost of tertiary education in South Africa has historically been high. And, as the poignant #FeesMustFall ca...

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What Happens In A Recession?

Even though we might not know exactly what a recession is, we do know one thing about this much feared word – it’s bad news. Unfortunately, in June 2017, not only was our investment rating downgrad...

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How To Save For A Deposit On A House

Buying and owning a house is a huge desire for many South Africans but the prospect of being able to do so in your 20s or 30s may seem like a pipe dream. Inflated property prices, a difficult econo...

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How To Reduce The Cost Of Your Education

There are no two ways about it - these days getting a tertiary education is expensive. And we’re not just talking about degrees in medicine or courses at private institutions like AFDA. You could r...

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Tips For First Time Home Buyers

The prospect of buying a house is exhilarating, especially if you are looking to buy a property for the first time. Besides, you will finally be able to get a pet, hang pictures wherever you please...

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The Costs Of Home Ownership

The idea of owning your own home is probably an attractive one. With your name on the title deed, you wouldn’t be paying off someone else’s home loan, or need to deal with a landlord, or worry abou...

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10 questions about money you should be asking yourself

Most people have complicated relationships with money. After all, it serves a pivotal role in all of our lives; from housing costs and food to electricity bills, education and even entertainment -...

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How Your Finances Affect Your Mental Health

We’ve all heard the phrase “Money can’t buy happiness”. And there is some truth to that. But there is also another side to that coin: our financial habits do actually play a big part in our mental...

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Funding Your Studies Through The NSFAS

In South Africa, getting a tertiary education is unfortunately a privilege not afforded to everyone. Thankfully, convincing your parents to take out a second mortgage on their house isn’t the only...

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Prepaid Vs Contract

If there’s one thing we all know as South Africans, it’s that mobile operators make it very difficult to figure out what the best, most cost-effective routes are when it comes to their contracts. R...

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10 questions about money you should be asking yourself

Most people have complicated relationships with money. After all, it serves a pivotal role in all of our lives; from housing costs and food to electricity bills, education and even entertainment -...

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How To Get The Best Deal On Forex

There’s no doubt about it: travelling is expensive! These days even if you are careful with your budget, you will be hard-pressed to plan a trip abroad for less than R20,000 per person. On top of t...

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How To Save Data

If you’re on a pay-as-you-go or limited data plan, you know that there’s nothing more frustrating than realising you’ve reached your data limit halfway through the month (and worse, that you’re alr...

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How Your Finances Affect Your Mental Health

We’ve all heard the phrase “Money can’t buy happiness”. And there is some truth to that. But there is also another side to that coin: our financial habits do actually play a big part in our mental...

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Prepaid Vs Contract

If there’s one thing we all know as South Africans, it’s that mobile operators make it very difficult to figure out what the best, most cost-effective routes are when it comes to their contracts. R...

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Do You Need A Funeral Plan?

To put it bluntly, Death doesn’t phone ahead, and tragedy often strikes when it’s least expected. This, unfortunately, is the harsh reality for grieving families who’ve had to shoulder the financia...

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How To Choose A Career

Choosing the right career is a daunting task, especially if you’ve just matriculated. You’ve only just finished school, and now, at the ripe old age of 18, you’re expected to choose a defining dire...