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June 10, 2019
A shout out to dads
It’s Father’s Day time, and we would like to honour the men, and the women too, who have been parents to us. Our dads. … And by ‘Dad’ we don’t necessarily mean our fathers. Ever seen the Omo Father’s Day advert that went viral on YouTube? It showed a little boy reading a Father’s Day card, with all the important things dads do listed in it like providing financially and teaching right from wrong, to his grandmother. She was his ‘Dad’.
June 3, 2019
The retirement you know will be gone by the time you retire
One of the most important reasons to save throughout our working life remains retirement. It’s shocking how few people afford themselves the ability to live with dignity and independence, without sacrificing a huge drop in standard of living.
May 27, 2019
Delicious savings – how to eat for a week on four meals
With tough economic times all around, a lot of us are trying to cut unnecessary expenses. Be that as it […]
May 20, 2019
Learning from others’ (big) mistakes – notes from Steinhoff
For those who tell you not to worry so much and just invest in anything, no need to do much research, you need only say one word: Steinhoff.
May 13, 2019
Saving cash on the big day – what to do before ‘I do’
Love is always in the air… for someone you know, if not yourself. No matter how strong the bond, weddings can quickly become the bane of many flourishing romances.
May 6, 2019
Mother knows best… what moms can teach you about money
It seems fitting that May hosts both Workers’ Day and Mother's Day… because who works harder than Mom? A mother is always there when needed, always willing to see the best in you and is a constant source of comfort and wisdom.
April 29, 2019
Your starter guide to alternative investments
In the wake of very lacklustre JSE performance and plenty of uncertainty, many investors have started considering thinking… alternatively.In a nutshellAlternative investments are different to the standard stock market approach; investing in assets outside the usual asset classes or in companies outside of the JSE-listed crowd.
April 22, 2019
Mindfulness matters: how about a quarterly review?
Earlier in the year we spoke on the importance of mindfulness in our busy, digital world. Unfortunately, many of us have grand intentions at the beginning of the year, eating healthily and meditating and generally trying to get the year off to a good start, but after a few weeks that dedication peters out.
April 15, 2019
The true cost of load shedding
Load shedding has cost all of us over the past few weeks, but do you know exactly how much?Neither did we, until we did a little digging. Cost to the economy at large
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