Georgina Guedes

Georgina Guedes

Georgi is a writer, editor and content producer with a passion for reading, eating and travel. She has learnt a lot in her journey as a personal finance writer, and even manages to put some of it into practice! She lives in Jozi with her husband, children, two dogs and a cat. You can follow @georginaguedes on Twitter.

Review your insurance every year!
You know that you should phone your insurer once a year to negotiate on your premiums, right? Well, here’s what happened when Georgina Guedes did.

Don’t buy into all that glitters and glows
Manis, Pedis and a new summer wardrobe? Georgi has some suggestions on how you can cut the costs of being a woman.

Why savings tips aren’t all they are cracked up to be
There’s a savings tip that suggests you buy a coffee machine to save on your daily cappuccino. Georgina Guedes explains why that might just not work.

Sometimes the best things in life are free
Children’s books were bankrupting Georgina Guedes. So she signed her children up at their local library and hasn’t looked back.

The money mistake I DIDN’T make in my 20s
If you start when you’re young, investing in a RA won’t cost you a lot. But every year you delay, you’re losing out on the beauty of compound growth.

How to beat Eskom’s new “time of use” tariff
A surprising savings opportunity: your electricity bill midwinter. Smart meter users in Johannesburg can use electricity more when it costs less.