Survival guide to borrowing wisely
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A survival guide to borrowing wisely

There is something about payday that uplifts your mood and turns you into a “moreki” (big spender), but if you don't spend your money responsibly, you’ll be forced to resort to borrowing just to survive until the next payday.

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Examining your own struggles with living honestly

There are many ways of making money and accumulating wealth, but we all face daily choices that test our honesty about how we earn our money. In a country that's riddled with corruption, why should you be living honestly?

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Christmas on a budget? Tips to set financial boundaries this festive season

'Tis the season for overspending and wrecking your credit… but it doesn’t have to be. Even with rising food costs and higher living expenses, you can plan your spending this ‘silly season’.

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Spring cleaning your finances

Spring signals a season of vibrance as all the colourful flowers start to bloom. But for some of us, it may help put into perspective how a personal season of change – especially when it comes to our finances – needs to come.

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Are you a penny pincher?

It might seem like the only way to not get into bad debt is to be a penny pincher. But that's not always the case. Read our tips on how to learn the value of spending without living an overly restrictive life.

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How can you be generous and still set boundaries?

What happens when people-pleasers prioritize others' happiness above their own? We explore the valuable lessons of setting financial boundaries, learning when to say no, and guarding our financial well-being.

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How the things we value impact our financial decisions and long-term goals

The things we value can have a significant impact on our financial decisions. Our values influence how we prioritize our spending and saving, as well as the goals we set for our financial future.

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What hope do the matrics of 2023 have?

Roughly 40% of Grade 1 learners will exit our school system before they even reach Grade 12, according to The Zero Dropout campaign. If this is the case, then what hope do those who finish high school and dream of going into university have?

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How to talk to your kids about the value of money

Your money values are shaped by your childhood experiences with money, your current income, your social groups, and your goals and ambitions. Teaching kids about the value money helps them become responsible adults in the future.

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Indulging in a bit of responsible fun this festive season

We all want a reel-worthy Christmas, but ongoing financial strains might nip all our plans in the bud. Here is how not to go broke while chasing the ‘soft life’ this December.

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