For the longest time, buying power and purchasing decisions have been left to the male figures in most households. Until now, that is.

So many aspects of our daily lives are influenced by the fuel price, not just the money spent on transport. According to Netstar, when the fuel price increases, you’ll be paying more for entertainment, food, service providers’ call-out fees and it can even negatively affect rental prices. Although we can’t help lower costs, we can help you to change your driving behaviour (so you use less fuel) and by paying out cashback for your everyday purchases; moreover, you’ll be safer when you’re behind the wheel. So, what can you do to reduce your fuel consumption?

While the temperature drops in winter, what goes up are your expenses. Habits change when the weather turns cooler and this usually has an impact on your bank balance. To help you stick to your monthly budget, here are the winter costs you’ll need to prepare for.

We all crave it – the fancy car (or at least one where the kids have more space), a bigger house (with a big garden), or a trip overseas, the list goes on. The problem with these big-ticket purchases is they cost a lot of money, which can increase stress levels.

Retiring comfortably. Is this what financial freedom means to you? Or no longer worrying about a roof over your head. How about the ability to share great experiences with your kids or being able to further your studies?

On the 21st of February 2018, former Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, announced in his budget speech that VAT will increase from 14% to 15% on the 1st of April 2018. But what does this mean to everyday consumers such as you and me? Here are answers to VAT-questions you’ve been asking.

It was announced by former Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, in his 2018 budget speech that VAT will be increased on the 1st of April 2018 by 1%. This is the first VAT increase since 1993. But what is the good, the bad and the helpful regarding this change?

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