The world has sure been hit hard by Covid-19, mostly known as the Coronavirus. And, panic, frustration, and uncertainty are also evident in the heartbeat of Africa. President Ramaphosa has instructed South Africans to go into a 21-day lockdown period from 26 March, starting at midnight. And, in between all the havoc, consumers are still
Various countries, individuals, consumers and lately, perhaps, you and other South Africans have surely felt the wind being knocked out of your sails. The Covid-19/Coronavirus has sent shockwaves throughout the world and has now sent us in South Africa into lockdown for 21 days – how are you planning to handle this unprecedented emergency protocol?
Soon the Easter weekend will be upon you. Are you ready to make it a memorable, yet affordable one this year? The secret is to work with what you’ve got. From ‘do-it-yourself’ decorations, experiences rather than gifts, frugal activities and delicious, reasonably priced meals. You can have it all if you’d just give your creativity
Are you already cheering the upcoming school break on or perhaps, looking forward to a well-deserved getaway this coming Easter/Freedom Day long weekend? If you have planned to go away for a bit – good for you for taking a breather. And, most importantly – how can you make sure that while you’re on holiday,
What’s the deal with consumer rights? Well, it is kind of a big deal when it comes to standing up against reckless lending practices or retailers contravening the Act. Think about it – if you did not have any rights – what about the continuous exploitation you, the consumer, would have to endure? As the
Protecting your relationship is as much important as it is difficult these days. Ever thought of debt being the culprit trying to meddle in or hurt your relationship with a loved one? Never say never – finances and money play a key role in any relationship. Excessive debt can surely make it an unhealthy and
Your Christmas clock is ticking. Soon you’ll hear the doorbell ring and invite familiar or long-time-no-see friends and family members in. Are you prepared for Christmas celebrations this year and have you made sure that the financial responsibilities and preparations that go along with it are also in check? Perhaps you have been caught off