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Five reasons to sort out your finances today

“Better late than never”, or so the saying goes. We say: “Better now than too late.” But dealing with financial matters is something that we tend to keep putting off. Here are five reasons why you need to sort out your finances today! 1. Beat the January blues That first week or two back at work is always tough, so take...

How to turn your movie ticket into a retirement fund

If you cut out your monthly trip to the cinema and saved what you would have spent on your night out, you could significantly boost your retirement fund. “It is surprising what can be achieved by employing a bit of what I call movie magic’,” says Esther Venter, the Executive Dean at Milpark Business School. Venter says while it is...

Tips to get your finances in order for 2012

Every year the same tips circulate about how to get your finances in order, but every year they are worth reading. Even if you just follow one tip, it is a step in the right direction. John Manyike, head of financial education at Old Mutual suggests the following steps to avoid a debt nightmare in January 2012 and beyond. Face your fears • Find...