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Common mistakes first-time car buyers make

September 13, 2018

Buying your first car is exciting. You are finally able to get the freedom and independence you have been craving, and you can find it in any colour you like. But there are some common mistakes that almost everyone makes as a first-time car buyer. You might not shop around enough to find the best deal for used cars for sale in Gauteng or you might not have budgeted for the entire cost of owning a car. If you are…

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Trading in for a family car? Here’s what to look for

September 4, 2018

Starting a family is an exciting (and expensive) journey that many couples look forward to. It’s also a journey that leads to changes. Your time and money is no longer your own, your world revolves around tiny human beings who rely on you for everything, all your bags have diapers and a change of clothes (for you and the baby), sleep is a luxury of the past, and you’re likely going to need a new car.      Your parents and…

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Are you prepared to finance and own a car?

August 17, 2018

Owning a car opens up so many doors for people. You finally have the freedom to go wherever you want to, whenever you want to. You can add it to your CV and apply for the better jobs that are a little further out from where you live and they’ll be more inclined to consider you for the position knowing you have your own transport and aren’t reliable on temperamental public transport systems. You can plan your day’s to the…

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Top tips for road-tripping with friends

July 18, 2018

Going on a road trip with friends is thrilling and can help to broaden your horizons… but only if you are all on the same page when it comes to music, food and destination. If you are planning on going on a road trip with your friends, you will need to be prepared for any eventuality, including running out of snacks before you have even reached your destination. Read on below for top tips for road-tripping with friends. Clean your…

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Women who travel: destinations for inspiring solo travel

July 4, 2018

Travelling is an exciting and unique experience, one that can enrich your life and provide you with cherished memories. However, not many people see travel as something that one does alone but it can be equally as rewarding when you travel solo.   You will experience a place in a different way when you travel alone. It will allow you to immerse yourself fully, without worrying about what your travel companions want to do. If you are interested in inspiring…

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Do you need a car if you live in a city?

June 20, 2018

Living in a city is an exciting experience. You are able to spend time exploring the sights and enjoying the unique quirks that come with city living, but you will also have to deal with finding a way to get from place to place. Public transport might be ideal for weekend trips to places outside of the city, but if you plan on getting to work on time, then a car is your best option. If you are interested in…

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First things to do when you move to Durban

May 18, 2018

KwaZulu-Natal is another province that adds to the uniqueness of South Africa with beaches, mountains and forests making up the landscape. If you’re moving there from Cape Town or Johannesburg, you can look forward to a subtropical climate where most regions of the province have mild to warm winters and plenty of rain. Moving to Durban from Cape Town (CT) or Johannesburg (JHB) will be quite a change. Especially when it comes to the cost of living figures. You’ll end…

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What you need to know before putting down a deposit on a car

May 15, 2018

The process of buying a car can happen so swiftly that we’re not actually sure of what’s just happened as we stand there smiling for a photo next to a car with a big red bow. It doesn’t have to be a long and complicated process. But it still requires some serious thought and considerations before any details are given or papers are signed. There are a few important things you need to know before you put down a deposit…

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Why young professionals need to invest in a car

May 4, 2018

Young professionals often do not feel the ‘need’ to invest, but there is one financial investment that should always be a priority: a car. It may seem like something that will use up your much-needed funds, but it is an asset that will increase not only your credit rating if you purchase it using car finance, but can help you in a variety of other surprising ways. Your first car can determine your retirement This might sound far-fetched, after all,…

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Why your first car should be second hand

April 18, 2018

The excitement of finally passing your driver’s license test is only heightened by the realisation that you are now able to look for a new car. It is easy to dream about driving off into the sunset in a brand new red convertible but your focus should be in reality when looking for a car. Your first car should not be new, but rather look for second hand or pre-owned cars to fit your budget. Below are some of the…

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