Crafty Gift Ideas

When it comes to gifts they say it’s the thought that counts. While it’s great to receive the latest gadget that you’ve been eyeing for a while, it won’t be nearly as heartfelt as a one-of-a-kind handmade gift. You can save money and creatively tackle your gift list this year with some crafty gift ideas. […]

TIPS TO SAVING FOR YOUR CHILDREN’S EDUCATION

Investing in your child’s education is often one of the most important yet challenging saving endeavours you can undertake and as a parent you don’t need any reminding of the urgency to start planning and saving today. Having a baby has financial implications and most new and future parents need to start saving straight away […]

HOW TO SURVIVE CHRISTMAS

Christmas is almost around the corner. If you want to survive the holiday season without sapping your bank account, now is the time to start planning. The number one rule for spending money is this: Have a plan, but don’t just have a plan – stick to it! Draw up a budget If you’ve read […]

BARGAIN HUNTING HINTS – PART 2

Hunting for a bargain takes time and effort and only certain items are worth that effort, you have to weigh up the advantages versus the cost. As a follow on from our last blog post… here are some more to pointers for a good bargain hunting acumen. Be prepared to negotiate Don’t feel bad for […]

BARGAIN HUNTING HINTS – PART 1

A really good bargain is hard to come by and sometimes it requires a bit of dumb luck! The problem with luck is that it isn’t reliable… That’s why we have put together a list of consistently savvy bargain buying tips to help you increase your chances of getting the best possible deal on whatever […]

FRESH SAVING TIPS

As we are embraced by the cold of Winter it can be a tough choice to get out of bed in the morning. We have some saving tips that encourage you to get out and about, while others can be enjoyed from the comfort and warmth of your home. Help your wallet put on some […]

A SOUP-ER SAVING IDEA

As Winter sets in we need to stay intent on nourishing and nurturing ourselves and our loved ones by staying active and healthy, all while working around the load-shedding schedule. One of my favourite ways of getting a nutritionally balanced meal, while not having to worry about the power cutting out and having a half-cooked […]

CLEVER WAYS TO REDUCE COMMUTER COSTS

Prices always seem to be on the rise, and there is nothing that you can do to fight it except to save in areas where you may have been excessive in the past. We came across some smart and practical motoring tips that every road user should be aware of if they are keen to […]

5 FINANCIAL LESSONS FROM 2014

When it comes to debt management you need to have some contingency plans in place for those unexpected and uncontrollable circumstances that can put a strain on your cash flow. To best plan for the unforeseeable future, we look to the past and identify trends that may recur in the future: Fuelling Up Looking back […]

END OF MONTH SAVING TIPS

Once again we are at the end of another month and I hope that the year has been going well for all! Regardless of how well things are going, there is always something that we can address and change in our lives to hopefully bring about a good change! From changing our eating habits to […]