Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re thinking of doing the ye old chocolate hearts, fluffy white ‘I Love You’ teddy bear and red roses routine for this year’s Valentine’s Day, perhaps it’s time to put down the crinkle paper.
With the recent economic downgrade, South Africa’s ailing economy is set to cast a dark shadow on motorists and new car buyers. South Africa’s Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) has reported an increase in pricing for new vehicles at 2.2%, and 1.5% for used vehicles. So, how can car buyers survive South Africa’s status downgrade?
If you are over the age of 50 years, chances are that you have been saving for your retirement for a few decades. Most people dream of leaving the workforce as early as reasonably possible. However, many of us delay saving for retirement because other things in life seem more important. There are regular life costs like weddings to pay for, a deposit to put down on a new home, school fees to pay and vacations to go on. Continue reading
Unemployment and consumer debt seem to go hand in hand in many ways. Now while that may seem obvious, it also raises the question of how they secured a loan without income- this is where the biggest issue comes to light.
Economic times are likely to remain challenging in 2017, and South African consumers are very much in for a rough ride in 2017. Continue reading
Christmas is around the corner, which means that you should have saved up some money for Santa’s sleigh landing. So, as the clock starts ticking with just a few days to go, if you haven’t prepared for it by now follow our tips to save money this Christmas.
The South Africa holidays that don’t cost an arm and a leg
Rated as one of the top tourist destinations in the world, South Africa holidays are amoung the best you can get. With a diverse range of natural splendor, travelers can choose between any and every type of terrain or ecosystem. One of the greatest perks of living in this stunning place? Being a tourist in your own country. Knowing the local spots, here are some places to see that won’t break the bank.
It’s time to put a bright red bow on your budget and check your list twice!
We always get annoyed and complain when we see stores deck out their halls with Christmas decorations early in the year and then remove them late January (we know we do). However, we think they might actually be onto something. Continue reading
Ever look at the friends around you and think “I WANT IT, NO… I NEED IT!!!” From the expensive designer clothes they wear, the trendy areas they live in, the high-end cars they drive, the after work drinks at roof top bars and the hotel dinners… all so that you can keep up appearances and let’s not forget those Instagram posts to show the rest of the world that you are out #LivingYourBestLife. Continue reading