Summer Spending Survey 2023
As the holiday season approaches, many of us are preparing to celebrate in the middle of a complex financial landscape. According to our sixth annual Summer Spending Survey, R224 billion in spending is expected during this festive season, representing a 4.4% decline from the previous year.
Despite this slight dip in overall spending, the average budget allocated for extra festive season…
In our increasingly connected world, being safe from cybercrime is crucial, especially when it comes to our personal finances. Scams and schemes used by cybercriminals grow along with technology. That is why we must remain watchful and safeguard our internet presence. This fascinating piece digs into the crucial relevance of cybercrime awareness and is brimming with eye-opening facts on…
Travelling on a Budget in South Africa
The summer solstice is upon us, ushering in warm winds and the allure of an endless summer at our favourite beach resort or bush getaway. The heat and humidity beckon for refreshment, and what better way to cool down than with an ice-cold mocktini, served James Bond style—shaken, not stirred?
The ocean's gentle ebb and flow lulls us into a state of tranquilly, a daydream that often occup…
Repetition - The Cornerstone of Financial Freedom
As we navigate the intricate landscape of personal finance mastery, we encounter a multitude of strategies and methods that can at times seem complex. Despite this, one enduring principle stands firm: mastery in personal finance is attained through the unwavering power of repetition. The tale of financial triumph isn't woven from sporadic bursts but rather from the deliberate, consistent…
Maximising Fun On A Budget
A standing ovation is in order for anyone who has mastered the art of having a good time without sending their dear piggy bank to therapy. Ladies and gentlemen, prepare for some hearty chuckles as we unveil this hilarious guide on how to live exquisitely while staying on top of our finances.
Embracing a Budget-Friendly Mindset
Start by defining your priorities
What tickles your funny…
Investing in Yourself This Spring
With the arrival of spring, a season marked by blossoming possibilities, individuals are presented with a golden opportunity to direct their focus inwards and invest in their personal growth and well-being. Just as the natural world undergoes a transformation, this season encourages everyone to embark on a journey of self-improvement, ultimately fostering positive change and paving the w…
Spring has arrived, signaling the ideal time to prepare for a thorough spring cleaning. Out with the old, and hello to the new! Before we start with the spring renewal, let's focus our attention on a hot shopping trend that has stimulated a social media frenzy: Mindful Shopping. A growing number of people are becoming aware of the complexities of their spending habits and underlying moti…
Financially Empowering Women
As South Africa celebrates Women's Month, it is crucial to recognise and honour the invaluable contributions of women to our society and economy. This event not only applauds trailblazing women who have shattered barriers across various fields but also presents a golden opportunity to empower and uplift women in all aspects of life, including personal finance. Women empowerment in the re…