A GUIDE TO BUYING A HOME

Buying a new home is an exciting but often daunting process of juggling needs and wants against what you can practically afford based on your monthly income.  Before you head off to search for your dream home, you can save a lot of time and effort by knowing upfront what installment you can afford each month, and what the bank is likely to finance you … Continue reading A GUIDE TO BUYING A HOME

When your friend excitedly explains that they are in love with their new designer jeans, they may not be exaggerating. Marketers have always known that one of the most powerful motivations for our buying behaviour is our emotions, yet while they knew it appealed to our less rational ‘feelings’, what they didn’t know was why.

STUDY REVEALS HOW CONSUMERS CAN AVOID OVERSPENDING

When your friend excitedly explains that they are in love with their new designer jeans, they may not be exaggerating. Marketers have always known that one of the most powerful motivations for our buying behaviour is our emotions, yet while they knew it appealed to our less rational ‘feelings’, what they didn’t know was why. “Well, not until now,” points out Taryn Schmidt, Head of … Continue reading STUDY REVEALS HOW CONSUMERS CAN AVOID OVERSPENDING

The 2016 Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor confirms this, revealing that only 20% of single mothers surveyed feel financially secure.

SINGLE MOMS CAN STILL ACHIEVE FINANCIAL FREEDOM

The phrase (when) you strike a woman, you strike a rock has become symbolic of the pivotal role South African women play in our communities. In line with National Women’s Month, the expression aptly describes the moment in history when 20 000 South African women marched together against inequality. Exactly 60 years later, the metaphorical rock that forms the foundation of many South African families … Continue reading SINGLE MOMS CAN STILL ACHIEVE FINANCIAL FREEDOM