Sue Torr, a Director at Crue Invest, has conceptualised the #just1thing campaign to show people how sacrificing something small, like a cup of coffee or manicure, can have a meaningful, positive effect on your bank balance.
Category - Budgeting
When actuary Vinesh Maharaj was considering whether or not to change his DSTV subscription, he did what all maths nerds do – he drew up a spreadsheet to see how much DSTV would cost him over the next 40 years.
Many people run out of medical savings by the middle of the year. But you can work your rewards programmes to help cover the shortfall.
MyTreasury.co.za crunched the numbers to see when it might make financial sense for a South African to own a car as opposed to just using Uber.
With careful planning and budgeting, an overseas trip doesn't have to turn into a financial liability.
Times are tough and even though the inflation rate might be slowing down, prices are still going up. This means your cost of living is only going to increase as the months go by.
Users of the 22seven app are amazed to discover how much they are overspending on entertainment and eating out.
There is no doubt that 2016 is going to be tough on households financially as price increases across the board push up our day-to-day living expenses.
Budgeting and knowing where your money is going is all well and good, but how do you use this knowledge to reach the goal of being debt free?
I am now onto week three of testing out the 22seven app and it is already starting to have an impact on our household finances.