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6 Creative Ways to Save Money in College

College is a rather challenging and adventurous period of our lives. We’re beginning to feel the real meaning of independence. We’re on our own for the first time, and most of us are trying to make it without anyone’s help. And, since money is always an issue, you should learn how to save money while […]

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The Difference Between Net Pay and Gross Pay: A Basic Guide for Your Business

Understanding how to handle payroll for your small business can easily turn into a nightmarish quest. Different kinds of pay, deductions and labor laws all need to be considered and handled properly.  To stay on top of legal requirements and payroll rules, you just have to start tackling the essentials one by one. Grasping the […]

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Insurance risks that woman face

Woman’s Month presents an opportunity for South African woman to step back from prioritising everyone else’s risk before their own and, instead, understand – and intelligently cover – what is important to them.  As a wife and a mother, “I know how easy it is to worry about whether your children’s varsity vehicles, laptops or sports […]

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6 Clever Ways to Make Money While Studying

Many college students face serious financial problems, research shows. In order not to put a strain on their parents, many of them decide to look for a job and start making money. However, finding a job is not easy for a college student. Your goal is to find a job that supplements your income and, […]

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R1 million reboot for small businesses

The economic impact that Covid-19 has had on small businesses has sent shockwaves throughout South Africa. Small businesses have experienced an almost instant impact, and with many already operating lean, it has not taken much disruption to normal day-to-day operations to feel the effect. Nedbank and talk radio station partners Talk Radio 702 and CapeTalk […]

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How graduates can make their first-time car buyers process smoother

As a Millennial or Gen Z shopping for your first set of wheels, it can be intimidating. Not only is this your first time buying a car, but it’s the first time you’re applying for graduate finance. While it is certainly overwhelming at first, you need to think beyond your dream ride and more about […]

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How to reduce your insurance bill in lockdown

As most household incomes shrink, Savings Month, this year coinciding with South Africa’s fifth month of COVID-19 lockdown, is placing monthly expenses, especially insurance bills, firmly in the spotlight. And it is not a kind light.  It is critical that South Africans under stress use any extra time they may have in lockdown to sensibly […]

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How to save on insurance

The latest Ombudsman for Short Term Insurance (OSTI) Annual Report makes interesting reading from a consumer perspective, especially the insights it provides on the most common reasons for claims rejection.  The Ombudsman finalised 9167 formal customer complaints in 2019 resulting in a combined settlement of over R94 million rand paid over by South Africa’s insurers to aggrieved parties. […]

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Balance Between The Art And Science Of Storytelling

Old Mutual’s new television commercial personifies what it takes for a brand to remain relevant for over 175 years. Central to the passage-of-time commercial is the core value of caring and protecting what is important, which is what defines the brand purpose of enabling positive futures.  The advert seeks to demonstrate the universal insight that […]

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Make cash from your clean out!

As we’ve moved into advanced Level 3 of lockdown, you have hopefully used the last few weeks to spend with family, carry out those ‘To Dos’ in your home or garden that have been there for months, and/or cleared out your house of unwanted goods?  The economy has put a significant amount of financial pressure […]

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