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Mindful Shopping

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 m...

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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...

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Popular Side Hustles in South Africa

In 2023, we conducted a survey to dig into the Side Hustle economy in South Africa. The results were astounding, but further to that, the increasing popularity of side hustles reflect the diverse and dynamic ways in which people are embracing entrepreneurship and financial independence. Over 6000 people completed the survey, indicating they had a side hustle. Gauteng emerges as the la...

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A look on the Bright Side

Emphasising the quest for clean and renewable energy sources stands as an indispensable pillar for shaping our future. As the world faces mounting environmental challenges and the need for economic growth, the pursuit of sustainable energy solutions becomes increasingly crucial. Integrating and promoting environmentally friendly electricity generation methods not only fosters eco-cons...

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Top Insurance Companies in SA

In order to obtain the most comprehensive and cost-effective insurance coverage, it is essential to evaluate and compare insurance premiums often. The South African insurance market offers a wide range of options to suit various needs, such as home protection, car insurance, or other specialised insurance solutions. We explore the offerings and advantages of some of the most reputable...

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Pet Insurance 101

According to Pet Keen Statistics, a significant number of South Africans own at least one pet, with dogs accounting for a sizable 50% of the total. Surprisingly, only 1% of cats and dogs in the country are insured. According to a survey conducted by News24 in 2022, 27% of the country's dogs and cats are without a home, emphasising the significance of adoption when looking for a four-l...

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Nurturing Financial Literacy in Youth Month

Youth Month is especially significant in South Africa because it honours young people's heroic actions during the 1976 Soweto Uprising. It is time to recognise the energy, potential, and resilience of the country's youth. As we mark this historic point in time, it is vital that we realise the importance of financial literacy and provide young South Africans with the knowledge and skil...

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The Evolution of Money

For thousands of years, money has been a vital aspect of human society. Money has evolved dramatically from the days of bartering to the present digital economy. In this article, we will look at the history and evolution of money, how it has affected us, and what we can expect in the future.   Bartering: The First Form of Trade Before the invention of money, people traded goods and se...

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