Podcast: The mindset of the wealthy

Being able to manage your finances and debt effectively is the key to a healthy savings routine. In this series of podcasts, The Truth About Money Team looks at different types of financial issues you may be facing and explores solutions to tackle them. Have Read More

6 email mistakes you might be making

Email is the primary business communication tool around the world. The total number of email accounts is expected to rise from nearly 3.9 billion accounts in 2013 to over 4.9 billion accounts by the end of 2017. Business email is expected to account for 1.1 Read More

Save energy, save money

According to the City of Cape Town’s Environmental Resource Management, leaving a light on in an empty room overnight, uses the same energy as it takes to make 1000 cups of tea! Did your mind just do a back flip over that stat? Because ours Read More

To buy or to rent?

In this current economic climate, it’s hard to gauge whether making a purchase on a property is better than renting. It’s all very relative as not everyone has immediate access to cash which is obviously the dream. If you have R2 million in cash and Read More

5 ways to get your kids to cut costs

Times are tough and cost saving has become essential, even in households that are financially comfortable. At the same time, many parents  shudder at the idea of denying their children life’s pleasures and comforts, and try to avoid making them anxious about money. But spending Read More

The small savings that add up

Over the last few years we have all heard how we need to tighten our belts and save money where we can, but it is also a reality that between municipal costs increasing, a drought having a negative effect on the price of groceries, insurance Read More