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A Simple Guide to a Savvy Valentines

As February progresses and love fills the air, it's the perfect time to express affection not only for our significant others, but also for our finances. Valentine's Day is an excellent opportunity to celebrate love without breaking the bank. Here's how we can celebrate the month of love while staying on track with our financial goals.   Plan a Budget-Friendly Celebration Who says sho...

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The Importance of Rest and Recovery

In a world where time seems to fly by at lightning speed, it's easy to overlook rest and recovery. These simple yet powerful words have the ability to transform the hustle and bustle of February into a leisurely stroll, slowing down the relentless march of time. They serve as a gentle reminder to pause, hit the brakes! Take a breath and savour the moments that make up a well lived lif...

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Financial Success in 2024

As this new year begins, join us on this journey as we lay out a straightforward yet profound approach, intricately woven with practical steps and invaluable insights. Our aim is to empower you with the tools and knowledge needed not just to manage your personal finances but to thrive in the face of changing circumstances. Together, let's embark on a transformative journey, utilising...

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Cultivating Mindful Habits

As the year comes to a close, the need to let go and refocus, particularly in financial matters, becomes essential. Stepping away from numbers and spreadsheets is important for preserving clarity and lowering stress during year-end reviews and financial planning. This deliberate attention to what is most important, especially in December, encourages a well-rounded and mindful approach...

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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 seas...

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Cybercrime Awareness

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...

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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 oc...

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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, consist...

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