Budgeting & saving

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Budgeting & saving
We investigate the minimum wage of domestic workers, identify their living expenses and explain the difference between a minimum wage and a living wage.

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We look at what heaters are available in South Africa, how much they cost to run and which is the most cost efficient.

Family business

We look at which is a better way to save and compare stokvels and savings accounts.

preschool student

University education doesn’t come cheap, so if you want your child to have the best start in their adult life, you should start saving as soon as possible.

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We spoke to ordinary South Africans to find out their best money-saving advice. Here’s what they had to say.

5 ways to enjoy the holidays without spending money

December doesn’t have to equal debt. Find ways to enjoy the holidays without spending piles of money. Here are some suggestions.

Father and son putting money into piggy bank

Saving the planet and saving money often go hand in hand. Here are some small steps you can take to achieve both.

happy woman with shopping bags

Black Friday brings with it the promise of super savings, but also the threat of bottoming out your bank balance. Here’s how to make sure you get the best out of the Black.

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Online shopping is safe and convenient. And if you do your research right, it can save you a small fortune.

man with son standing in the kitchen

What are the best ways to save on water and electricity consumption? We cut through the myths to bring you the facts.