Make money count in your family

Your kids may not always do what you say but you’ll find they are really good at doing what you do. This innocently may be the reason that the bank of mom and dad is being pushed into the red. From the time your children Read More

Students on a shoe-string budget

When you are a student, money can be scarce and every cent is sacred. But a recent study by Student Village shows that students today are spending as much as R3 000 a month. The money seems to be spent largely on living expenses and Read More

Estate Planning for beginners

A valid will is only one element of a sound estate plan. If you want to ensure that your family is well provided for after your death there are a number of other factors that you need to take into consideration. Death taxes When planning Read More

5 Money mistakes everyone makes

Normally, it’s not intentional. But make them, we do. Money mistakes are sadly, all too common. And we see it often, when we chat to people who have decided that they want to come to The Money School. Often, because they’ve made one or more Read More

The cost of debt counselling

Money is tight and your spending habits have caught up with you. Instead of drowning in a pile of unpaid bills you’ve decided to take the plunge and undergo debt counselling. With debt counselling there is hope that you can start seeing the light at Read More

A beginner’s guide to saving

The thought of saving money may seem laughable when the money you have already seems to be stretched thin. But a minor adjustment can start you off. We tell you how to start and what you should be saving for. Getting started Instead of waiting Read More

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