Debt collection will cost you

You ran short of funds this month. It doesn’t happen every month so you’re not too stressed. To make ends meet, you decide to delay paying your doctor’s bill till the end of next month… or till you think you can comfortably manage it. After Read More

Weekly expense tracking sheet

Does it feel like your bank account is always empty when you really need money? Yet you have already started or you are planning to start your monthly budget tracker, but you are still not making ends meet? If this feels familiar you can use Read More

Monthly expenses

Battling to make ends meet and not sure where to begin? We have some help at hand with our Monthly Expenses tips which we hope will provide you with some ideas on how and what to cut back.             Read More

Electricity tips

We all need to do our bit to save the environment and while you are at it, why not save some of your hard earned cash by being ‘energy wise’. Implement a few of our Electricity tips and see how it can make a difference Read More

Shopping tips

We all need a little help now and then; it might just be one of these small tips that can make a huge difference in your life. Read through our Shopping tips and start making a positive difference to your bank balance!       Read More

Truth About Money: Demystifying money matters

1Life launches financial educational offering, money management, debt and estate solutions for the broader South Africa. 13 March 2014, 1Life today announced the launch of the Truth About Money; an initiative intended to encourage financial freedom for all South Africans, through the provision of consumer Read More

Start with a household budget

Tired of those sleepless nights wondering where your money is going? With the Truth About Money we are here to help you track the money you are spending on a monthly basis with a quick, easy to manage annual household budget tracker. We have put Read More

Calculate your debt to income ratio

Why should you know your debt-to-income (DTI) ratio? Well it will help shed light on and help you better understand your true financial picture that is why. The good news is, getting this number is pretty easy to do with the Truth About Money’s handy Read More

Have you set some financial goals?

Do you have financial dreams or do you have financial goals? They might seem similar but a financial goal is something that you have planned for and it is that planning and not the dreaming that will turn financial wishes into a financial reality. At Read More