Monthly Archives: October 2015

TIPS TO SAVING FOR YOUR CHILDREN’S EDUCATION

Investing in your child's education is often one of the most important yet challenging saving endeavours you can undertake and as a parent you don't need any reminding of the urgency to start planning and saving today. Having a baby has financial implications and most new and future parents need to start saving straight away…
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HOW TO SURVIVE CHRISTMAS

Christmas is almost around the corner. If you want to survive the holiday season without sapping your bank account, now is the time to start planning. The number one rule for spending money is this: Have a plan, but don’t just have a plan – stick to it! Draw up a budget If you’ve read…
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KEEPING ABREAST OF CANCER

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month, the second most common cancer (after skin cancer) in women in South Africa. According to the National Cancer Registry, 1 in 33 women are at risk of developing breast cancer. Men can also develop breast cancer although they are at a significantly lower risk with 1 in 1249 developing this disease. There are…
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WEAK RAND HAS A MIXED IMPACT ON PETROL PRICE

The Department of Energy recently announced that 93 grade petrol will decrease by two cents per litre from October 7. There will, however, be increases in 95 unleaded, diesel and illuminating paraffin. The department noted the main reason for the price hike was the weakening of the rand against the dollar. The price of 95…
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