Teach your kids to save money today

It is important to teach your children the importance of saving money and how to do it effectively. It’s a scary thought to imagine that you won’t be around one day to help them but you can have peace of mind knowing you taught them useful money tips. Piggy bank It’s important to start teaching […]

Recreational activities to help you save

Saving can be fun. Before you side-eye us, here is what we think could help you to save money easily by turning this sometimes-difficult task into a fun activity for the whole family. Make gifts at home Instead of heading to the store to buy an expensive gift whenever there is a special occasion, why […]

FAQ about debt counselling

We know that sometimes there are reservations about going into debt counselling. To help put your mind at ease, we have provided answers to the most frequently asked questions. Will my place of work find out I am under debt counselling? No. Your place of work will never know you are under debt counselling. Remember, […]

Helping employees with debt

One of the greatest gestures an employer can do is to help their employees manage their debt. This doesn’t mean you need to pay it for them, but guiding them to manage their salaries will be greatly appreciated and reduce the stress. Open-door debt policy Create an open-door debt policy where employees feel comfortable to […]

How to shed your debt.. fast!

Getting a grip on your finances is a tough task for anyone. Outstanding balances, creditors calling, accounts in arrears… sound familiar? Here are a few ways you can shed your debt. Battle of the interest One of the most effective ways you can start cutting down on what you owe is to start paying off […]

Becoming rich is all about how you save

Everyone wants to be rich, and for some of us, becoming rich means that you need to work harder at taking control of your finances. Saving a portion of your money every month is no easy task but we have some tips that will definitely help! Negotiate with your creditors Just because a creditor provides […]

You’ve lost your job, now what?

The unemployment rate in South Africa has leapt by a staggering 8% since 2010 and is currently the highest it has been at 32.6%. This means the population has never been under more financial stress than right now, as the uncertainty and debt grows. Keeping families afloat is understandably the top priority and everyone is […]

Control your debt or it will control you

You have to be deliberate about managing your debt as it can very quickly spiral out of control. Good budgeting goes a long way towards ensuring you don’t have more debt than you can handle. However, you also need to make sure you pay your bills on time. Missing payments regularly will harm your credit […]