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Ponzi Schemes explained

Have you ever come across an “Investment plan” that promises extremely high returns per year, guaranteed? Chances are you will lose your money.

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Tips for purchasing an investment property

If done correctly, investing in property could be a fantastic way to grow your wealth.

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9 simple ways to save money on petrol

With the high cost of living in South Africa, perhaps now is the time to find solutions to save where you can - starting with petrol.

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How to plan for an extended overseas trip

Has the travel bug bitten you? If so, then it’s time to get yourself into gear and start planning and saving to have a great experience.

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7 Hot Financial Tips For Millenials

Financial tips for those millennials who spend every paycheck on ridiculous things.

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Warranty, service plan, and maintenance plan: what covers what?

So, you’re in the process of buying a new car. Naturally, this shiny new vehicle comes with a manufacturer’s warranty.

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5 Surprising Ways You Could Be Harming Your Car

No driver deliberately damages their car, but you could be doing so unintentionally.

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Inflation – An invisible tax (Part 1)

Inflation, it's a concept we hear often as another year unfolds - but how does it affect our finances?

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5 Personal Loan mistakes everyone must avoid

Taking out a personal loan may be the easiest financial service we undertake for ourselves, but there are some things one should always be careful of before signing the dotted line.

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Is there such a thing as "good debt?"

The Guru shares his secrets about growing your wealth by knowing the difference between good and bad debt.

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How to renew your car licence online

Are you psyching yourself up to renew your car license and face the winding queues at the municipal offices? Go online.

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Should you use a personal loan for your business?

What do you do when you want to either start a business or expand it, but the application for a business loan fails? Is using a personal loan a good idea when it comes to financing your business?

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Don’t let love burn a hole in your pocket…

Cupid is making his way to town! Spoil your loved one with fun, inexpensive and heartfelt gifts this Valentine’s Day.

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Crucial pointers for millennials on how to buy your first car

When buying your first car, your excitement may cause you to forget to ask important questions

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Be proactive… avoid money wasters

We all spend too much money on something out there whether it is expensive or not. Think twice before spending your hard-earned cash.

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Ditch Home Affairs queues and get your ID at the bank

Goodbye to the long forsaken queues at Home Affairs, and hello to the banks easy way of accessing SA Smart Cards and passports.

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Don’t lie about insurance claims… social media will rat you out

Have you ever broken something and lied while filing a claim? Here’s how social media is catching you out.

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Looking for a career change? Here are your salary expectations for 2016

Have you started your year with thoughts of a career change, or perhaps you’re just entering the business world and need to make a career choice.

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How About a 3 Course Meal for Less Than R100?

It sounds a bit impossible to get a three course meal with only a R100, especially as Christmas draws closer. But with everyone wanting to save money over the festive season, the challenge was accepted. Here are the results.

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6 Things To Do Now To Cut The Cost Of Christmas

Christmas is around the corner, and it's best to be prepared. By starting to plan now, and avoiding the last-minute madness, you can save a ton of time and money. Here are our 6 easy ways you can cut down on costs this Christmas:

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5 Tips on Making Finances in a Marriage Work

One of the most common causes for marital problems is money, and it’s not worth the unhappiness. Follow our 10 tips to making joint finances work in your marriage:

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How To Become a Millionaire With 5 Simple Habits

Self-made millionaires confessed, with a few simple habits they were able to attain their success more easily than most people. The Society for Personality and Social Psychology believes 40% of our daily activity is formed by our habits, which make things easier for our brain and allows us to do things on auto-pilot.

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8 Road Safety Tips For Foreigners Driving In South Africa

South African roads can be daunting even to locals, let alone foreigners. To learn how to navigate our unique obstacles, follow our 8 survival tips for driving:

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Could You Cope Financially In A Crisis?

It may not be something you like to think about, but it’s a question we’re all faced with, and it’s extremely important to have a contingency plan.

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Avoid South Africa's Most Frequent Car Crash Scams

Car crash scams are becoming more commonplace on SA's roads, as fraudsters take advantage of unassuming motorists to make a quick buck.

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[How To] Stay Safe At An ATM With These Five Tips

While more and more South Africans switch to digital channels for their banking needs many more still make use of an ATM to transact.

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How Car Insurers Dodge Claims

After a car accident, you may think your insurance provider has you covered. However, what happens when they dodge the claims?

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How To Turn Small Change Into Big Cash

It never easy building up our savings account, but money that always seems to be building up is the loose change in your purse or wallet.

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Have you considered these accident scenarios'?

During a heavy storm, a tree branch falls on your car, causing damage to the roof and windshield. Do you think it’s covered?

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Insurance Has Helped Many Get Back On Their Feet

Insurance has helped many get back on their feet, however, for some it may have not.

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What Is An Emergency Fund?

An emergency fund is a stash of money that you put away for "a rainy day" or in case of an unanticipated emergency. Such as emergency could include losing your job, sudden car repairs or replacing a household appliance.

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How You Can Save/Make Money By Simply Making A Phone Call

Everyone has bank accounts, loans and various insurance policies that they need to make payments to each month, but not everyone is certain that they have the best one.

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The Cheapest and Most Expensive Cars To Insure In South Africa

In South Africa, car insurance is often labelled a necessity. While it's an important cover to have, the expense can be high.

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10 Signs You’re In A Financially Abusive Relationship And How To Stop It

Who ever said abuse is only something faced in romantic situations?

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Simple And Risk-Free Ways To Make Money According To Financial Experts

Looking to make a few extra Rands here and there but don’t have the time, and aren’t will to take a big risk?

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How Procrastinating Can Cost You Money

Not getting around to sorting out your finances can cost you in the long run. With Spring underway it is time review your unhealthy delay tactics and get on top of your finances.

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8 Essential Car Insurance Questions To Ask

So, it all paid off in the end… You spent countless hours perfecting that dreaded K53 and you eventually waxed your driver’s exam.

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5 Insurance Traps To Be On The Lookout For

There are many insurance myths and traps to be on the lookout for when taking out a policy.

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7 Easy Ways to Get the Best Deal on Car Insurance

Finding the best Car Insurance deal for you can be a daunting task. By keeping certain factors in mind, you can greatly reduce your rates.

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Car Insurance for First Time Car Owners

First time car owners can barely afford their cars, never mind the insurance that comes with it.

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8 Hidden Threats Stopping You From Travelling

There are reasons why some people see the world and others simply don't. Find out what's stopping you from travelling.

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Why It’s Always A Good Idea To Check-up On Your Insurance Policies

If you’ve ever taken out insurance before, whether in the past or present, then it’s important to review all your policies.

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South Africa's 5 Best Lazy Sunday Drives

From the sunny South Coast, to the rugged Wild Coast, South Africa’s coastline is perfect for that scenic, relaxed Sunday drive. Here’s our list of the best routes to take on a lazy Sunday afternoon, and what you’re in for on the drive:

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How to Travel on a Shoestring Budget

The word travel leads to the word money, which most normal people don't have.

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4 Ways That Your Driving Habits Can Effect Your Credit Score

Check out these pointers on how your driving habits can effect your credit score:

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The Importance Of A Good Credit Score

Your spending habits are noted by more than just your angry spouse, they can determine your financial future.

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Seven Security Essentials For Your Car

Whether you’re a hardened petrol-head or a casual vehicle owner, having reliable security devices in your car is a must!

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50cent Or A Rand: You Might Need Debt Consolidation

Curtis Jackson, or as he is better known by his hip-hop moniker, 50 Cent, is no stranger to adversity. Growing up in the New York City, he was shot nine times in April 2000 by an unknown gunman.

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Which Car Service Should You Go With?

When choosing a car to buy, one of your first immediate thoughts will be to find out how expensive the service will be.This is often a place where car retailers can catch you and also the quality of the service will not always be directly related to the price of the car.

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Short And Sweet: 5 Of The Best South African Weekend Getaways

As much as we'd all love to spend weeks or even months touring our beautiful country, everyday life gets in the way for the most part. Let's fix that shall we...

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Going The Solo Route: Dealing With Finances As A Widow

Dealing with your finances as a widow can be an exhausting and painful process. Here's a few quick tips to navigate yourself through the process with less distress.

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Why Do Start-Ups Fail?

Fear of failure is evident in all of us, and where a business is involved; your reputation is on the line constantly. So why do our start-ups, despite our best attempts, still flounder and fail?

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The Things You Didn't Know About Being An Entrepreneur

Deciding to venture out and become an entrepreneur is both a thrilling and intimidating decision.Take a look as we recount some inevitable truths of being your own boss.

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The Greatest Gatsbys : The Best Spots To Find Cape Town’s Iconic Sandwich

The Gatsby is a starch and meat filled monster, guaranteed to best even the biggest hungers! Here are the best spots to get yourself one of the Mother City’s famous sandwiches.

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Successful Habits Of Wealthy People That Don't Cost A Thing

Do you wonder how the rich and successful continue to hold down their empires without self-combusting? Here are some proven methods to help you get the best out of your day.

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Tips For Buying Software For A Start-up Business

Starting up a business or 'going out on your own' can be a daunting task, and whilst many claim to be the oracle of business management, there are a few essential things you need to consider.

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Manage Your Debt In 5 Simple Ways

Debt can cripple you financially if not managed correctly, but at the same time debt it is almost unavoidable in today’s economy. You could mange your debt and save money by enforcing these few habits into your lifestyle:

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An Easy Guide To Sort Out Tax Without Feeling Like A Fool

The average person works most of their life and tax deductions are seen but never completely understood. This is a common feel for most when "tax", "returns", and "Sars" is mentioned.

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How Can I Earn Money, Be Successful And Still Travel The World

So you're not happy with your job and travelling is your passion, but you can't afford to be unemployed. Don't throw your life away stuck in a dead end job.

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Huawei And HTC -The Smartphone Underdogs

Look around at any time and you’ll find the latest Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy. These smartphones are by far the most popular phones. Even though it doesn’t look like it, there are other choices when it comes to choosing your new smartphone.

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Head to Head - Credit Card vs. Debit Card

While we all have access to debit cards, there comes a time when you would like to apply for a credit card, but you’re still wary about its effect on your monthly budget. We’ve compiled a head-to-head comparison of credit cards and debit cards, to help with your decision making.

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How Should A 22 Year Old Invest His/Her Money?

Investing in shares, mutual funds, and money market babble flies right over your head when you’re in your twenties.However, research found that many people listed not investing as one of their biggest regrets. Here's how to invest money when you’re in your twenties and make it count.

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How To Become Debt Free By The Age Of 30

It's easy to fall into a habit, but it's so much harder to get out of it. Impatience, poor planning, purchasing ostentatious goods, and constantly borrowing can quickly see you in debt before you're 25 or even younger. Find out how to unburden yourself from it.

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What to do after surviving a car crash

It's never something we think will happen to us, but accidents happen. Whether it is your fault or not, it's important that you know the standard procedure, should the situation arise. Here’s a rundown of what your reaction should be:

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6 Things You Should Avoid Doing On Social Media

For those not too clued up on the biggest things to avoid on social media, you should probably carry on reading.

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5 Ways Optic Fibre Can Change Your Life

Optic Fibre has travelled years and transformed itself into a resource that's penetrating the boundaries of technology as we know it. They're calling it the "Glass Age" and finally Optic Fibre introduces itself to South Africa. Here are 5 exciting ways it can change your life:

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Prevent Being A Victim To Loadshedding Crimes And Damages

Criminals thrive on chaos and darkness is their playground. Load shedding provides both of these environments for lurking lawbreakers seeking to capitalise from South Africa's outages. Find out ways to remain safer during outages.

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Five Loadshedding Apps to Keep You in the Loop

There are very few people in South Africa who haven’t been affected by loadshedding in some way, shape or form. We scrubbed the internet to find you a host of loadshedding apps, just so that you can be 99% sure that when your lights go out, it is actually loadshedding. And of course, ones that will help you plan ahead for when Eskom makes that dreaded announcement.

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The Top Five On-the-Go Admin Apps

Working in a corporate environment means being productive on-the-go. Whether a meeting, brainstorm, or ticking off tasks from a to-do list, you'd do well to make use of productivity tools available for your device. We've tried and tested the best productivity apps available and found the five most simple, useful and efficient.

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The Stock Market Is Not For Sissies

Investment gurus will tell you there are two ways to make money. One is to work for it. The other is to get it working for you. Research shows that good shares on the stock exchange consistently deliver a higher return than almost any other investment in the long term. However, investing in stocks is not for sissies – because it does carry an element of risk, especially if you approach it like a night at the casino.

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Medical Insurance

Quality healthcare is expensive and the costs associated with a major medical event could be financially crippling. In this case, it is essential to have medical insurance which will cover any gaps where medical aid schemes may fall short.

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How to Get Rid of a Negative Credit Listing

Falling behind on your bills is just miserable but having a judgement or adverse report on your name is positively soul destroying. That one liner on your credit report can prevent you from getting credit, renting home or even scupper your job prospects. If you are in this in this situation you need to extract yourself as soon as possible.

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How to Back Up Your Files

In our digital age, hard copies are generally a thing of the past unless you're paranoid. However, a little paranoia is a good thing and it is of the utmost importance that a small business backs up its files.

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Seven Really Dumb Excuses For Not Saving

We are really good at coming up with excuses when we have done something wrong, no-one likes to admit they messed, up so our talent for “cover up” is well honed. While cover ups serve us well when trying to avoid the wrath of a co-worker whose tuna sarmie we illegally snaffled but when it comes to managing our finances, the only person we are fooling is ourselves.

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Beating a Con Artist at His Own Game

An increasing amount of people are being caught by financial scams. When you speak to a victim they usually say things like “he was such a nice guy”, or she seemed so genuine. But that is the nature of the beast, a rude unkempt person would not get past first base. Charm and credibility are the tools of a scam artist’s trade.

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All You Need to Know About Life Insurance

Like Benjamin Franklin said, there are only two things in life that are certain: death and taxes.

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Things to be Aware of When Purchasing Hospital Insurance

The cost of medical care has steadily increased in recent years, and having a good hospital plan can be hugely beneficial should you ever need such care. We put together a list of things to be aware of when purchasing Hospital Insurance

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Dating Apps: Protect Yourself from Cyber Threats

IBM, the world’s largest information technology company, has released a report on their Security division’s analysis of mobile dating applications. The company found that nearly 60% of the world’s leading Android dating applications were vulnerable to potential cyber attacks.

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Your Eskom Survival Guide

Power cuts are set to be a daily occurrence for the foreseeable future. Follow our easy guide to making load shedding more bearable.

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Things You Wish You Knew About Car Insurance

When you sign up for car insurance you may be under the impression that you simply pay your monthly premium and you are covered for everything bar an unsuccessful attempt at the land speed record. This, however, is not the case!

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Seven Budget Bloopers We Make

Here are 7 things you should and shouldn’t do with your cash if you want to be one of those rich people you love to hate.

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How to spend Valentine's Day if Eskom is playing Cupid

With Valentine’s Day approaching, perhaps Eskom will play Cupid, implementing sporadic loadshedding so that we may rediscover the current between us and our loved ones.

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What You Need To Know About Funeral Insurance

It’s common for people to worry about how their family will cope with funeral expenses when they die. It may seem morbid to start preparing for your own funeral, but purchasing funeral insurance for you and your family is definitely something that should be considered.

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In light of recent mall robberies: be aware

South Africa has been plagued by a wave of mall robberies in recent months, leaving many shoppers feeling jittery and unsafe when entering any mall. With safety being such a big concern, we've compiled a list of tips to stay as safe as possible!

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Tips on How to Manage Your Money

The methods to successfully managing your money seem simple enough, until execution that is. Whatever you have to do to get the following tips imprinted into your brain – and actions – do it! These will serve you well in both stressful financial times and periods of wealth.

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Top Series to Add to Your Bucketlist

The following is a list of the most popular TV series, in no particular order, that have come onto the scene within the last couple of decades. Every modern-day bucketlist includes a list of must-see movies/TV shows, right? Well, in case you haven’t had a chance to write out the series you wish to watch in 2015, we give you full permission to copy and paste the following 30.

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What is the Big Deal About Having a Roadworthy Car?

Motorists should not only make sure their cars are roadworthy for their own safety and for the safety other motorists, but also because their insurance policy may not pay out if they are involved in an accident.

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Investment Tips for 2015

Here are 15 investments tips that will help you get more out of 2015.

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Six Myths of Enterprise Business Intelligence

How much of what we think or ‘know’ is untested belief? What if the opinion that we never question and unthinkingly repeat turns out to be patently wrong, making us seem naive?

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21 FAQ’s On Home Insurance

Owning a home is something most people will come to doing/have already done. The next step after purchasing your own house is to obtain an affordable, efficient home insurance policy. This can, however, be more daunting/complicated than buying the house itself. For that reason, we have put together a list of FAQ’s with answers to put you at ease and make the process of applying for home insurance a simple one.

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15 Money-Saving Strategies for Couples

If you and your partner have big plans coming up, whether it’s a vacation, marriage, new house or even a child, finding ways to pinch pennies can sometimes be difficult. However, there are some simple ideas to stretch dollars and cut corners in order to help you meet your financial goals. If you aren’t sure where to begin, here are 15 money-saving tips to get you started.

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Technology to Watch for in 2015

Industry experts share their thoughts on the innovation that will have an impact on business in South Africa in 2015.

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5 Ways Dreamers Can Become Doers

Maybe you’ve been called a dreamer your whole life—by others and by yourself. However, saying you are a dreamer or a doer is like saying you are good or bad. Nobody is 100 percent one way or the other, but they may lean more in one direction. It’s a spectrum, and the good news is that you can shift the paradigm so you’re a little more balanced.

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7 Money-Saving Suggestions You Should Take To Heart

I like to think I am pretty good with money. One of the reasons for this is that I’ve always been reasonably independent and have made a few of my own mistakes along the way. To err, as they say, is human.

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Tech Q&A: Questions We've All Asked

Whether it's wondering whether or not the government can spy on us through our technology or wanting to know what your teenager means when they use certain acronyms in their texts; this article has all the questions we've ever asked - regarding technology - and all the answers as well!

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How to Beat the Bank by Becoming the Bank

Banking in some form has been around for thousands of years. It is responsible for untold wealth for lenders -- and the model can be replicated by average families to create and preserve wealth.

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Gamification: A Manager’s New Best Friend?

Games have been used to motivate and engage people since the dawn of time. They speak to one of our most basic instincts - the desire to play, compete, achieve and be part of a team.

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How to Find That Perfect Holiday Spot and Avoid Holiday Accommodation Scams This Festive Season

If you’ve left planning your holiday to the last minute, you may want to consider searching online classified ads for that perfect holiday spot. “Online classifieds are easy to navigate and contain all the necessary information for you to make an informed decision,” says Francois Labuschagne, Product and Marketing Manager for Junk Mail Classifieds.

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8 Travel Hacks for Your Next Vacation

Contrary to the saying, getting there is not always half the fun. Don’t let airport hassles, dead phones, and suitcase disasters get in your way. Instead, try these convenient travel hacks to make your vacation the relaxing trip it should be.

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10 Things You Ought to Know About Travel Insurance

With so many different types of insurance packages on offer, travel insurance is the one that often gets overlooked. If you are someone that travels often, however, whether for business or leisure, you are far better off being insured than facing the risks alone. If you disagree, then go on and read these 10 things you ought to know about travel insurance. No doubt you will have changed your mind by the time you get to number 4…

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7 Useful Tips to Better Listening – and More Learning

Everyone wants to be a better listener, but how? Here are 7 practical tips to get more out of your everyday communication.

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7 Ways to Shake Up Your Daily Routine

Sometimes, routines become stale. You might, for instance, feel uninspired about the exercise regimen you've practised for half a decade. Or, maybe you can no longer bring yourself to complete mundane daily tasks, like logging your receipts or making a healthy breakfast. If your chores or routine could use some pep, check out these seven tips on how to shake up your day.

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The 10 Worst Things You Could Say To Your Boss

Clearly, these are incredibly obvious phrases you know your boss doesn’t want to hear. But, surprisingly, the majority of statements that make bosses cringe may seem like NBD to a lot of us. In fact, many of the lines most likely to irritate your boss are the ones you might utter because you think you’re helping them out.

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Sitting All Day Can Make Everything Hurt, But There's A Way To Fix It

Spending too much time sitting has been linked to a higher risk of heart attack, stroke, metabolic syndrome and earlier death, and even the most dedicated of exercise regimens won't undo all the damage.

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WHY TINDER SHOULDN’T BE CONSIDERED A DATING APP

You may have been a part of the recent hype regarding the supposed ‘dating app’, Tinder. If not, let us fill you in. Tinder, officially launched in 2012 within the University of Southern California, rests on the premise that most first encounters are based on whether or not the couple in question finds each other mutually attractive.

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If you have fear of flying, read this!

Flying can be truly terrifying for some, these helpful tips will give you proactive steps to overcoming your flying fear so you can explore the world sooner.

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How to find your perfect neighbourhood match

Home buyers should pick the right neighbourhood before they even start looking for a house, according to Abel Mngadi, head of new business and sales at FNB Housing Finance.

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10 things you should be saving for, just in case

You know you should be saving your money, but do you know why? Here are ten things you should be saving for, just in case. Don’t be caught off guard! Knowing what you need money for will make it easier for you to save.

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How should you spend a payday loan?

We have all been in the situation where money is tight near the end of the month, getting that extra financial boost can be a lifesaver. Here are some ideas to get the best value for your payday loan.

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Essential winter road safety tips

As the icy winter tightens its grip on South Africa, you need to make sure you take the right precautions and maintain your car. Follow these tips to ensure your safety and the safety of others on the road.

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5 life changing ways to renovate your home

There are some fantastic ways to improve the resale value of your home while making it more comfortable for you and your family.

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6 factors in choosing a new car

As the second biggest investment you’ll make during your lifetime, buying a car needs to be a well thought out plan. Other than the obvious factor of price, we have a useful list that you should consider in choosing a car.

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5 need to know tips to get the right home loan

You can buy your dream home but there are a few things you need to do before you apply including preparing the legal documents, saving for the down payment and more.

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6 expert tips to boost your Internet security

Are you doing enough to protect your personal information online? Follow these six easy expert tips to boost your Internet security.

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Get your home ready for the hazards of winter

Here are some practical maintenance ideas which can get your home into great shape for the winter. There are a few things you should do around the house which could save you money and hassle later

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Tips for first-time home buyers

Buying a home for the first time can be daunting yet exciting, follow these four essential tips to make sure you get the best out of your new home.

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5 Home Improvement Tips to Lower Your Insurance Premiums

Here are a few easy tips to improve in your home to lower the insurance premiums for your car, home contents, and the structure of the building.

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Is Your Car Roadworthy?

Driving a roadworthy car is a legal requirement in South Africa yet 80% of cars surveyed are unroadworthy, what about your car? Make sure you check this list.

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Handle Your Debt with 7 Easy Tips

About ten million adult South Africans are faced with impaired credit records from missing three or more monthly payments, negative listing, and negative judgement and administration orders against them. It’s time you solve your debt problem the right way.

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5 Factors Your Travel Insurance Company Won’t Cover

Before you set off on your amazing trip, make sure you know what your travel insurance policy won't cover.

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5 Tips to Save Money on Your House Insurance Premium

We give you some simple and easy-to-follow tips on how to reduce your house insurance premium.

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Home Extensions: Will They Increase Your Home’s Value?

What improvements can you make to your home to increase its value? Can any lessons be learned from the renovations and additions made to the President’s Nkandla homestead? Nicolette Dirk speaks to the experts to find out when it’s worthwhile to give your home a make-over.

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Make Sure Your Travel Insurance Package Includes This List

Don't sign on the dotted line for travel insurance until you have read what a package should include to make sure you are properly covered.

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How To Create a Great Household Inventory for Home Insurance

Follow our quick guide to optimising your contents household insurance. You will be able to keep tabs on what you own so you know what is either stolen or damaged and ensure you are comprehensively covered for any eventuality.

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How to Pick a Great GP

Whether you’re moving homes, jobs, or you want to try something new, there are three major things to look out for in a new GP. Always do your research, speak to a number of GPs, and keep your medical aid in mind when making this long-term commitment.

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Don't Forget These Essential Travel Tips

From travel insurance, making checklists, booking early, and more, we give you a list of essential travel tips you need to remember.

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Car Insurance Basics

Master the basics of car insurance from why you need it, the different types of car insurance, what affects your premium and useful terminology.

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Nail the Home Insurance Basics

We help you easily master the basics of what home insurance is, how much you need, and how to calculate the value of your possessions and property.

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How to Create a Home First Aid Kit

Emergencies happen. Always be prepared with a first aid kit. While a first aid kit can be purchased commercially, you can assemble your own with this WikiHow article.

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Travel Insurance Basics

We conveniently explain the types of travel insurance you get, what is included, and why you shouldn't step a foot out of your door before you have it.

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4 Need to Know Home Insurance Tips

We give you some great need to know tips so you can get more out of your home insurance policy. Master our tips from replacement-cost coverage vs. actual cash-value coverage, when to claim the appraised value of lost items and more.

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7 Essential Flight Booking Tips

Don't book your flight before you read these useful booking tips or you'll pay more unnecessarily.

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4 Tips to Lower Your Life Insurance Premium

Life insurance is so important when planning for the future of your family but it can get quite pricey, we have provided some quick tips to lower your life insurance premium.

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3 Risky Behaviours That Increase Life Insurance Premiums

We share three risky behaviours that increase your life insurance premium.

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Master the Car Insurance Lingo

Take the wheel with confidence with our helpful car insurance glossary.

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Life Insurance Basics

We explain what life insurance is, how to calculate what you need to save, what factors affect your premium, how to set up a beneficiary and more.

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How to Save Money on Household Expenses

The high cost of living forces many of us to review our expenditure and make a few changes and cut backs. A large percentage of our income goes towards household expenses. The best way to successfully save money is to start cutting costs around the house.

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Life Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

We answer some frequent life insurance questions about premiums, policy payouts, and changes to your policy.

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How to File a Car Accident Claim in 4 Easy Steps

Car accidents are stressful already but these helpful and easy-to-remember steps will make filing a car accident claim with your insurance company a breeze.

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6 Tips to Choose Building Insurance

Building insurance is a necessity for your home to cover you for a burst geyser, a collapsing wall, or a roof damaged from a storm. Our useful tips will help you make the most of your building insurance.

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6 Home Insurance Tips To Help You Save Today

Choosing the right home insurance option can be difficult, luckily, we have six easy tips to help you find the most affordable content cover.

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How to Prevent ATM Fraud

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