By: Sophia Dixon

You can view your credit report multiple times a year for free!
August 2, 2012

Yesterday I spent an excruciating couple of hours playing phone-tag. Why? My credit line on one of my credit cards was…

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Thoughts on mobile usage in South Africa
July 25, 2012

This morning I attended a press conference hosted by FNB on a World Wide Worx study on Mobile Consumer and Mobile Internet use here in…

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Prepare yourself in case of a property fire
July 23, 2012

About two weeks ago my father suffered the loss of his house through a fire. Through the experience I realized some…

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Always remember what is important (part deux)
July 20, 2012

In the last post I started to explain about my crazy fortnight and how I was reminded of always remembering what is…

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Always remember what is important
July 19, 2012

It’s been a crazy two weeks in the Mzansi household. Firstly, my dad’s house burned to the ground, then my little…

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Really Standard Bank? Take out a personal loan to go on holiday?
July 11, 2012

A week or two ago I saw a television advert for personal loans by Standard Bank. The premise of the advertisement is that the…

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You may as well swing for the fences! (Q2 update)
July 2, 2012

The time has come to revisit my goals for the year and make adjustments, if need be. As they say: the…

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A look back at Youth month
June 29, 2012

Here in South Africa, we celebrate “Youth month” every June, to commemorate the sacrifices made by the youth of this country…

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Do you buy something when you need it or do you buy when it is on sale?
June 27, 2012

When living frugally within our own personal budget, we are often faced with certain dilemmas. Some of the dilemmas are subtle, like…

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Are stocks safe or can you lose all your money?
June 25, 2012

Normally Google allows you to see the search terms that has caused someone to end up on your blog. This morning,…

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