It seems bargain hunters decided to get the best deals early, with a 33% year-on-year increase in sales at midnight this year.
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Beware rising credit card debt
Sadly, the abuse of credit cards is often a precursor to future financial difficulties.
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Sneaky money: The cost of financial deceit for your relationship
Financial infidelity can be just as devastating to a relationship as an affair.
Although some of the deals offered by retailers on Black Friday are discounted, ‘many deals are nothing but bait-and-switches and consumers should take precautions’.
Why Luno, the first cryptocurrency platform in Africa with more than 3 million customers, is the right place to start.
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How to save rather than spend money this festive season
Many people find themselves short of money at the beginning of January due to overspending in December.
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11 tips to avoid falling victim to online fraud

11 tips to avoid falling victim to online fraud

Phishing and vishing are examples of social engineering – the act of manipulating customers into sharing their personal information.

Old Mutual saga: FSCA urges customers to avoid cancelling policies

Old Mutual has since apologised for the delay in paying out the funeral claim to Sifiso Mtshali’s family.

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8 tips to help you if you realise you can’t afford to retire

8 tips to help you if you realise you can’t afford to retire

This is a precarious position to find oneself in and you would do well to consider the following.

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Factor in a number of costs once you’ve bought your dream home

Factor in a number of costs once you’ve bought your dream home

It is currently a property buyers’ market – but it’s essential to do your homework first so that buying your dream home doesn’t turn into a financial nightmare.

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Crucial money advice for couples in their 30s

Crucial money advice for couples in their 30s

Here are some financial pitfalls that should be avoided in this often-frenzied decade of one’s life.

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7 steps towards financial freedom

7 steps towards financial freedom

Managing your personal finances is about more than just drawing up a budget and saving for a rainy day.

Emigration, ‘semigration’ contributing to Gauteng’s weak residential market

Of all the major metro cities in South Africa, Johannesburg has the weakest housing market, as the ‘semigration’ trend continues to grow, boosting coastal regions.

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House agents and sellers, beware of ‘fake buyers’

House agents and sellers, beware of ‘fake buyers’

Agents and sellers occasionally fall victim to ‘fake buyers’ who make cash offers on properties they know they can’t buy.

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6 financial tips most women should consider

6 financial tips most women should consider

While it is common cause that women lag behind their male counterparts in wealth-building for a number of reasons, there are some significant steps they can take to ensure financial security.

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Fix your finances like it’s an old Jag

Fix your finances like it’s an old Jag

Restoring financial wellbeing is much like restoring a car – you’re in it for the long run.

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Key estate planning factors when moving abroad temporarily or permanently

Key estate planning factors when moving abroad temporarily or permanently

In our modern, globalised world, many people are moving abroad, whether just temporarily or permanently emigrating.

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Paying off debt is like getting an ongoing increase

Paying off debt is like getting an ongoing increase

What to do with this extra money?

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Tips to stop inflation killing you

Tips to stop inflation killing you

The cost of living is higher today than at any time in the past, and sometimes it’s hard to manage expenses, especially when inflation raises the prices of necessities like food.

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What to do if your property is sitting on the market

What to do if your property is sitting on the market

Property buyers are heading back to the market, according to recent property market reports, but are you ready to sell?




 

 

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