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Scratch around for your wallet. Got it? Now open it up and all pull out all your credit cards. So, how do you measure up when it comes to credit card debt? Try answering the following questions without looking at your credit card statement: How much do you owe on...Read more
Nandipha certainly thinks so. She’s a single parent, has a great job at one of the banks, and owns a property or two. Besides having a life most of us dream of, Nandipha also has her fair share of problems. Here, in no particular order, are her concerns: She’s young...Read more
Cardboard boxes lay strewn across the living room floor, accompanied by a few too many empty wine bottles. Just like all “great nights” this one kinda just happened. As you turned the key and swung open the front door of your new home, family and friends had been...Read more
The Sesotho proverb means ‘every man is the architect of his own fortune’. The meaning of this is that every person gets to pave their own future. It is up to you to create your greatness. You have the power to make something out of yourself. Be it mind-set or just...Read more
This isiZulu proverb translates as follows, ‘the elephant’s trunk does not weigh it down’. The meaning of this proverb is that whatever problems or troubles you face, they will not defeat you. It focuses on the strength of human kind, and the strong will...Read more
Put up your hand if it’s been a long year and you are really looking forward to some time off this December? If you are lucky enough to be taking some leave, the chance to substitute work shoes for a pair of flip-flops, while reaching into the cooler for an ice cold...Read more
It's been a pretty rough week for Samuel! On Monday morning he was called into the boss’s office. Strange, Samuel thought to himself, he never calls me in, ever! Samuel didn’t know it yet but life was about to throw him a curve ball. He was about to be put out to...Read more
Bitcoin. Now that’s a buzz word that recently travelled around the globe quicker than a Kim Kardashian selfie. Without even taking the time to Google the words “crypto currency investment risks” every man and his dog had been piling into the “investment opportunity of...Read more
There are three types of Black Friday shoppers: Those with a plan Those without a plan, and Those who plan to stay away from the shops altogether Let’s start with John, whom we’re sad to say, is one of those without a plan... Here’s what Black Friday looks when you’re...Read more
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