What happens when you think about money? If you tense up and your heart skips a beat, you’re not alone. Taking steps towards better financial practices and habits can help you feel more in control and relieve stress - there’s already enough stress floating around as it is. And, as you start making progress towards your goals, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing you’re on the road to healthier finances. Have a look at these 5 steps and put them to the test!

The cost of keeping your child in school can really add up, not even to mention when you start tallying all the extras like school uniforms and stationery costs. Calculating the actual cost of one South African school day can help motivate you to start saving for your child's education if you haven’t started yet. Apart from stashing a bunch of cash under the mattress or taking it out of the budget and putting it in a bank account every month, we’ve got another solution for you that could get you kick-started and help you bsmart.

The cold is creeping in, but that doesn’t mean you have to fork out a fortune for electricity this chilly season. It’s always a good idea to take the necessary steps to ensure that the welcome warmth in your home doesn’t go to waste.

Getting the most out of your finances can be a daunting task. You’re probably plagued with monthly expenses and at least 5 things you’d like to save for. If your method is simply telling yourself that you need to save, perhaps you need to start setting financial goals.

The long weekend is almost here. And if you’re going on a getaway, we’re sure you’ve made the booking and started planning your route. Road trips are a fantastic way for the whole family to spend some time together and build memories that would be over in a flash on a 2-hour flight to your holiday destination. We’re sharing some tips so that you can just relax and enjoy your well-deserved break instead of breaking your brain over the budget.

When it comes time to consider where you’d like to be financially in a year from now, or ten, it’s often all too easy to either set unrealistic goals or fail to stick to the plan you have. If it’s any consolation, you’re not alone. So here are six easy-to-follow steps to help ensure that you stick to your savings plan in 2019 and beyond.

These days when you want to know how you can make most things in your life happen more smoothly the answer is … there’s an app for that. But sometimes, you have to get back to basics to save some precious time and hard-earned money. Here are a few life hacks that will help you out in and around the house, add a few minutes to your day and put some cash back in your pocket.

As the new year kicks into gear, we bet you’re wondering how you can best balance healthy eating with the time you have and the budget you can afford. Fear not, because we have a week’s worth of wonderfully delicious and nutritious work and school lunch ideas that will demand less from your wallet and have your family asking for more. Remember, every healthy meal should contain a balance of protein, carbohydrates, unsaturated fats, fibre and plenty of water, so be sure to keep this in mind. Read on for all the inspiration you’ll need to make 2019 the healthiest year ever!

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