Budgeting & saving

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Budgeting & saving
We’re all looking for ways to save on costs. We’ve found five ways to save on your premiums to make insurance more affordable.


Did your holiday spending get out of hand? If you got caught in the December debt trap, Money Psychologist Winnie Kunene recommends these steps to free yourself fast.

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Even if you don’t live in Cape Town, considering a water-saving system will keep the taps running or reduce your municipal water consumption.

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You can still have an exciting holiday on a budget – even if you’ve stayed home for December. Here are some ways to create some holiday magic for your family.

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December can be expensive. We’ve identified four essential rules for a debt free month and savings tips for entertaining, shopping, gifts and holidays.

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Managing money is a life-long learning journey along which we all make financial mistakes. We examine 2017’s most common financial faults and how to avoid them.

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Beauty products and treatments don’t come cheap, but if you have an eye for a good deal, you can find ways to save money on looking and feeling great.

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Buying things second hand can save you money and save the planet. Here are 4 things you should always buy used (and 4 things you absolutely shouldn’t).

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Is your child soon ready to embark on a university career, but you’re not sure how to fund it? Here’s a useful guide to the different sources of tertiary finance.


You use them every day and you buy them every month. Cleaning products end up costing you a lot more than you think. Here’s how to cut some of those costs.