Maya on Money

Manage Your Money

A collection of articles written by finance journalist Maya Fisher-French as well as other contributors with the aim of helping you with those day-to-day money decisions related to South African finance matters.

Maya on Money - Crunching the Numbers: The Real Cost of Independence for Young Graduates
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Crunching the Numbers: The Real Cost of Independence for Young Graduates

In this episode of My Money My Lifestyle, host Maya Fisher-French and financial planner Kirsty Scully tackle the daunting reality of expenses for young graduates entering the wo...

When Love Doesn't Pay the Bills: Dating outside your financial league

In this eye-opening episode of My Money My Lifestyle, host Maya Fisher-French delves into the often contentious intersection of love and finance. Maya is joined by Queen Maloban...

Exposing Hidden Costs: The Truth Behind Your Insurance Excess

In this practical episode of My Money My Lifestyle, host Maya Fisher-French tackles the often-overlooked details of short-term insurance contracts that can have a big impact on ...

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What your credit score says about you

If you are planning on buying a home, the first thing you should do is go check your credit score. The purpose of your credit score is to inform prospective lenders how much of a risk you present when you apply for a loan.

The best way to achieve a good credit score is by always paying on time, not maxing out your affordability or credit lines and where possible paying more than the minimum amount required.

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Money Questions?Answered!

In this book, Maya shares her vast knowledge and ability to explain financial concepts in an accessible manner to answer the most common questions she receives around managing money. She also shares her own money journey from finding herself unemployed, with a new baby and a massive overdraft to financial security.