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Funeral cover is a form of insurance that pays out a sum of money to the family of the deceased in the event of death. This is to ensure that the funeral expenses are covered and that the family can send you off with a dignified burial.  People often mistake a funeral policy for a life policy. These are two different policies with different objectives and outcomes. Funeral cover […]

Many South African families have had to adjust to living on a single income due to job loss or a reduction in income during the nationwide lock-down. School fees, food, electricity costs and other essential expenses remain, and you may find that your income no longer stretches far enough. Here are some tips to on how to make the most of one salary.  Budget   Budgeting is truly […]

Saving just got a little easier, thanks to our Finance Minister. Most of us expected increases in personal income taxes and even VAT, but were pleasantly surprised when Finance Minister Tito Mboweni presented his budget speech last month. As he focused on expenses this meant that we won’t be paying more tax if we get […]

The most popular question consumers ask about debt counselling ever since it was introduced by the NCA in 2007 is: Is debt counselling a good idea? The truth is that debt counselling is the best option for over-indebted consumers. It has saved many households from, bankruptcy and losing their assets. How does it work? If […]

You can never predict when an emergency may happen and what that emergency might cost you. It could even add to your already growing debt Be prepared and start saving up an emergency fund so you can be financially prepared for when life happens. How to get started It is ideal to aim for an […]

Having a financial plan can help you to achieve your long and short term goals. It can prepare you for where you are now and help you get to where you want to be. 1. Set Goals Before putting together your financial plan, you need to decide what you want your money to do. Once […]

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