Navigating the challenges of loadshedding can be demanding, given its prevalence right now. Nonetheless, with the appropriate mind-set and a few adjustments, you can not only endure but also prosper during these periods of reduced electrical supply. In this blog, we will explore inconspicuous alterations to mitigate the impact of loadshedding, substantial and pricier modifications to consider, and tangible investments aimed at enhancing your home's energy efficiency.

We made it past Januworry, but if your finances are still hitting you hard after a fantastically festive holiday season, perhaps it’s time to re-evaluate your spending habits and save more in 2024! Here are some tips and tricks to get you on the road to mega savings this year.

As we’re counting down to the end of the decade it’s easy to get caught up in the rush to get ready for the big celebration. All across South Africa, New Year’s Eve parties will be counting down the seconds to 2020. And if that’s not your scene, you’ve probably heard of a few house parties amongst your neighbours, friends and family. Even if you’re hosting yourself, this celebration doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg!

The much-anticipated Black Friday falls on the last Friday of November every year. This discount bonanza originally started in the USA and slowly but surely moved on to other parts of the world as well. Several retailers have announced their Black Friday deals well in advance to get their customers ready to shop. And some have even had some great deals all throughout November as a build-up to the big day. Have you cashed in on a Black Friday deal this month? If not, don’t worry, you’re not missing out. 

Have you been swiping your bsmart card to earn a cashback this summer? If not, we are here to help. We’ve lined up a few of SA’s hottest specials where you can use your bsmart card and save big bucks while you’re at it. 

Scroll down for some spectacular summer savings!

Mobile contracts are quick to offer loads of free minutes and SMSs, but when it comes to data, they are either incredibly limited or unbelievably expensive. No matter what type of plan you’re on, you want to ensure that you stretch your data as far as possible.

Often running late because you can’t decide what to wear to work every morning? Or you strategically set aside a few hours on a Sunday to plot your whole week of looks? Contrary to popular belief, having a huge number of options to mix and match might not be the best way to go about it. Enter the “capsule wardrobe”.

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. 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!

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