Personal finance

#CelebrateSavers with real-life savings stories
Meet four savings heroes who prove that it’s possible to save up for your goals and live your dreams.
Mistakes to avoid when naming life cover beneficiaries
Incorrect beneficiary details on your life and funeral policies can delay claims. Avoid these mistakes and make sure your beneficiaries are paid quickly.
The truth about debt consolidation
If your debts have spiralled out of control, you may want to consider debt consolidation to help make your repayments more manageable.
How to get the promotion you want
Are you aiming to climb the corporate ladder? Phiona Martin, industrial psychologist, outlines the 10 steps you should take.
5 ways to save on home maintenance
Repairing and maintaining your home doesn’t have to break the bank. Use these 5 cost-saving tips to DIY your way through affordable home repairs.
Six things life insurers must tell you when you buy cover
We talk about six things your insurer must do when you buy life cover, and how this protects your rights as a policyholder.
The life changes that affect your insurance needs
Big events in our lives such as getting married, having a child or getting divorced can change our insurance needs. We show you how and what to plan for.
How to start a stokvel
Starting a stokvel is not simple but it isn’t rocket science either. If you get your ducks in a row, you could be on your way to your savings goal.
Buying a car? Beware of residuals
Considering buying a new car with a balloon payment at the end? Think very carefully and be sure you have a plan for when the lump sum is owing.