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December 2017

12 Ways South Africans Can Handle Credit Card Debt

By |December 2nd, 2017|

If you’re stuck dealing with credit card debt then the first thing you need to realise is these are not special circumstances, you’re not alone plenty of South African's have misused their credit cards or had to lean on them during tough economic times. The National Credit Regulator claims that 58% of South African consumers [...]

November 2017

I need a loan to pay my debt in South Africa: The Pros & Cons

By |November 10th, 2017|

So you have an emergency expense or simply too much month to get through on what you have left and you think a loan is the only option to get you through this difficult time. While short-term personal loans can be helpful if used correctly it isn't always the answer to every situation and isn't [...]

I Need Money In South Africa: 6 Tips That Work

By |November 10th, 2017|

In these tough financial times it isn't easy to keep ahead of your bills and due to inflation money is buying you a lot less than it used to in the past. If you need money for bills, if you need money for unexpected circumstances, if you need money for living expenses there are ways [...]

10 Ways To Get Your Finances Ready For The Year End Spending Sprees

By |November 10th, 2017|

So we're heading into the end of the year where balancing your paycheque becomes even more important and will take plenty of strain. Holiday's, Christmas gifts, back to school preparations and more can really put a dent in your budget as well as rising petrol prices and increasing consumer debt and increase in living costs. [...]

Don’t Let Black Friday Leave You Blacklisted

By |November 9th, 2017|

There’s a lot to love about the end of the year as we approach the holiday silly season. But with that comes some reckless behaviour which should be kept under control especially with so many sales pitfalls coming your way. For example, be careful not to overspend particularly during the biggest shopping weeks of the [...]

October 2017

How South African’s Can Avoid Losing Their Cars To Debt

By |October 4th, 2017|

South Africans are still not coming to terms with their finances and how to better use financial instruments, this has landed them so deep in debt that most of them have no idea how to get out of it, forcing the most desperate to sell their cars. When faced with this sort of crisis and [...]

How To Handle The Financial Blow of Divorce in SA

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Let's face it, divorce can and probably will be financially and emotionally crippling for all involved and even though it can be complicated and driven by emotion it is important to take a step back and the best make decisions based on sound financial advice for both parties.  While the divorce process in SA is [...]

Debunking 7 Popular Credit Card Myths

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Throughout the world, credit cards have gained prominence as a purchase enabler that empowers consumers to conveniently spend while also having access to a credit facility 24/7 as well as the gateway to purchasing goods and services online. Credit cards have made a cashless society possible and have its benefits but also has its shortcomings [...]

Pick N Pay To Start Selling Food On Credit

By |October 2nd, 2017|

In the current economic climate, consumers are feeling the pinch and struggling to make ends meet, having to get back on spending and concentrate on servicing basic needs and consolidating their debt. A long road that is easier said than done, this sort of climate makes it easy to understand why consumers become frustrated as their [...]

September 2017

10 Ways To Stretch Your Holiday Budget

By |September 4th, 2017|

For many South Africans, the December holidays are just around the corner. Irrespective of where you are going and what you will be doing, it is only natural to want to indulge more than usual. No matter how you choose to enjoy your holiday, whatever, you do don’t overspend. Rather try and stretch your holiday [...]