Common Ways You Waste Money and How to Stop

April 08, 2019
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According to The Living Conditions Survey from Statistics South Africa, 32.55% of household expenditure goes toward housing and utilities, which is followed by transport (16.29%). If you want to waste money less and save...

Is Borrowing Money to Invest a Good Idea?

April 07, 2019
borrowing money to invest

Borrowing money to invest is all about risk assessment. Borrowing money to make an investment that has a low risk of default is a good idea for lenders. Investments in...

Helpful Tips When Teaching Kids About Money

April 05, 2019
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Preparing your children to be contributing members of society can be complicated. When you're raising kids, it's easy to forget to teach them about money management. When it comes to...

Pros and Cons Of Online Loans You Need To Consider

April 05, 2019
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South Africans are saying no to traditional bank loans. The number of loans from financial institutions dropped from 21% to 14% in just one year. One reason for this drop...

7 Amazing Tips on Sticking to a Budget That Will Change Your Life!

April 04, 2019
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According to the South Africa Living Conditions Survey, the average household has a fairly balanced budget with only 3.81% of their income spent on recreation and culture. Most of their...

Is Taking Out a Personal Loan Right for You?

April 03, 2019
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Thousands of South Africans go for personal loans for different reasons such as to consolidate debt, buy assets, and for home improvement. In the country, personal loans account for 14%...

Personal Installment Loans vs. Payday Loans: What’s the Difference?

April 01, 2019
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There are a great many different kinds of personal loans options open to you. So much so, in fact, that it can even begin to overwhelm you when trying to...

Can You Use a Personal Loan to Buy a Car?

March 24, 2019
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A personal loan gives you more freedom and benefits when purchasing a car in comparison to a traditional car loan. Traditional car loans can be restricting and normally require the...

Should You Take Out a Personal Loan to Pay Off a Student Loan?

March 21, 2019
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Shortly after you leave university, you're forced with the reality that you need to start paying back your student loans. That time can come up a lot quicker than you...

Payday Loan Requirements: Everything You Need to Know to Qualify For a Payday Loan

March 20, 2019
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You've been there. Your bakkie breaks down and you don't have money to fix it. Or you get hurt and have to go to hospital. Any emergency costs money — extra money...