COVID-19 and managing your money

COVID-19 and managing your money

00010The economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is already being felt – and it’s only going to get worse as the economy drastically loses momentum in the lockdown. So, what does this mean for South African households?  The reality is that household financial...
Seven documents you must ALWAYS keep

Seven documents you must ALWAYS keep

00000Never, never, never throw these important documents away… Certain original paperwork needs to be kept in a safe place, ideally scanned to computer and backed up as well. Paperwork is a pain in the rear end, and most people do a ‘clear-out’ every so on – but the...
TEN WAYS TO BREAK BAD FINANCIAL HABITS

TEN WAYS TO BREAK BAD FINANCIAL HABITS

000001. Check your attitude. Ever wondered why you spend excessively on certain items? Is it to keep up with the Joneses? If the people with whom you associate judge you by the clothes you wear, the car you drive, or the area in which you live, ask yourself whether...
YOU HAVE WON A PRIZE!

YOU HAVE WON A PRIZE!

00000Few things match the joy and surprise of winning something, no matter how small the prize may be.  Many unscrupulous operators rely on this… The Toastmasters club that I was a member of a few years back has a raffle at each meeting in order to bolster the...
RETIRING FROM YOUR OWN BUSINESS

RETIRING FROM YOUR OWN BUSINESS

00000“Calling it a day” in your own business involves more than a grand party and the presentation of a gold watch.  Here’s what’s involved when you want to retire from your own business If you have been employed in a corporate for most of your working life,...