Author - Maya Fisher-French

loan sharks

The murky world of loan sharks

Illegal loan sharks continue to operate across South Africa, using threats to collect payment, keeping customers’ bank cards and IDs, and charging interest rates so high that the client will never be able to pay it off.

Your 12-month financial plan

If you’ve decided that 2018 is the time to get your finances under control, try this month-by-month plan so that your finances and admin are all up-to-date by the end of the year.

Learning to say “no”

Learning to say “no”

It took Glenda 20 years to realise that you do not empower other people by continually bailing them out. She also learnt how to say “no” to people who were draining her both emotionally and financially.