Junk status: what does it mean for your bank account? A summary of what you need to know, and plan for By Hayley Parry* Yesterday’s decision by ratings agency S&P to downgrade South Africa’s investment status to “junk” is going to have ramifications for South Read More

Start the year off financially fit

Amidst all the busyness it’s important to remember to keep financially fit and make sure that you hold onto those resolutions you made at the beginning. Here are five tips to keep you financially fit and strong, and to help you get there if you’re Read More

Having more than one salary

Two salaries? Yes please! Ever wondered what it would be like to get paid a couple of times a month? Like two, three or four pay cheques a month? I don’t know many people who’d say no thanks! In his study of the daily habits Read More

I am not my stuff

I’m too old for peer pressure, right? I was chatting to my goddaughter the other day and she was telling me how she HAD to have a very particular type of lunchbox for school. It was imperative, of course, because everyone else had one and Read More