Finance

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Finance

5 money mistakes successful people don’t make.

The difference between the successful people and the unsuccessful people of the world comes down to their different habits. Those who are successful have set forth the habits to get them there and those who are not dwell on their terrible habits that they have acquired and will never change. When it comes to money […]

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Finance

Investing as a student

The first thing that comes to mind when I mention investing is probably old people with money to buy shares in companies or stockbrokers sitting behind computers analysing market fluctuations. As much as we want to make money from student hood, it’s very important that you know how to save and grow that money, with […]

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Finance student life

What to look for in a Bursary Fund?

A bursary is basically a study program that is financially aided for by someone else or a company. Bursaries were generated to help disadvantaged, less fortunate and disabled students to be able to pay for their tuition fees and remain in education. A wonderful chance for every student to be able to get a higher […]

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Finance student life

Do you know what is on your credit bureau record?

Millions of South African consumers are blissfully unaware of the content and status of their own credit bureau reports – and to be honest, many still do not even realise that they are listed at the credit bureaus. Some consumers only have a very vague idea of what role the credit bureaus play in our […]

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Finance

What first time car owners should know about vehicle registration

Buying a car for the first time seems like a long-time goal that is finally achieved. The joy of owning a car is that the little worries of having to hitch a ride with someone else are finally over. What no one tells you though is that there are extra costs involved. All vehicle owners […]

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Finance entrepreneurship

How To Start a Blog and Make Money Online

Today, let’s outline the commercial benefits of a blog (blogging), specifically how to start a blog and make money online. When I was a student in high school and college, I couldn’t wait to graduate and start making money. I was tired of theoretical scenarios, case studies, and living on a budget. If students don’t […]

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Finance

Easy but important spending tips

Everyone can benefit from saving – even the wealthiest people are probably rich because of smart money decisions, rather than blind luck. Some tips are mostly common sense, but driven by self-discipline – but others are surprising and focus on areas we often overlook. The most important, and one that ties in to everything, is […]

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Finance

Mismatched Profiles can impact your ability to access credit

Thandaza Zulu* was in a good credit and financial state, confident that she ticked all the right boxes to qualify for the home loan she was applying for to realise her dream of owning a home of her own. She was unfortunately declined for the loan based on the fact that she had ‘too many’ […]

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