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On the 17th of January in 1942 the “Louisville Lip” was born. His name was Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr and he would become one of the greatest boxers of all time. So great in fact, that he earned the nickname, the “Greatest.” You might know him by the name of Muhammad...read more
The amber light (or is it the red one?) is starting to flicker for us as South Africans. Tito was flinging around some big numbers in his speech. Let’s look at the worst of them. South Africa's Debt As a country, we are drowning in debt. For every one Rand earned by...read more
Tell us, what do you expect from your insurance? Some of us expect to be better off after a claim. But for most of us, we simply want to be in the same situation as we were before the loss. In this blog post, we look into car insurance excesses and how to avoid...read more
You may be wondering if there is any kind of financial relief being offered by the insurance and investment companies at the moment? We are going to take you through what each of these companies is offering you, their clients, during this time. Allan Gray If you’re...read more
If you're not part of any rewards programme, or you don't believe they work, what we're about to tell you will probably change your mind! The one thing this lockdown period has shown all of us is how we all need to have money saved up for a situation just like this,...read more
South Africa is in ‘lockdown’ and we’re all in a collective fight against this Covid-19 pandemic. The roads are eerily quiet, the sounds of nature have replaced the sounds of cars, hooting, sirens, and planes. We’re all finding new ways to exercise, to entertain...read more
Since the year kicked off, we’ve been blogging about protecting your income. The truth is we all get up every day and trade most of our time, and energy, for a pay-cheque each month. Protecting that pay-cheque is vital in a world where creditors own most of our major...read more
The word “retrenchment” is about as common as the other swear word in SA right now - “load shedding”. Maybe let’s add in “state-capture” for good measure as well! The economic downturn has left companies reeling, and in the name of still turning a profit, Directors...read more
There’s no getting away from it, the roads in South Africa are not in good condition, to put it mildly. Potholes are becoming a huge problem and the maintenance of the roads is almost non-existent. Think about how often you have to try and avoid potholes and how many...read more
Who can still remember when everyone in the neighbourhood went to government schools and paying school fees was optional? Private schools were for the privileged and university meant taking out a loan. So, what’s changed? Well, for one thing, government schooling...read more