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8 Side hustle jobs

July 31, 2017

                     8 Side hustle jobs Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the world, says in order for you to succeed, you shouldn’t depend on just a single income. And you may be searching for ways to make extra income and add a few bucks into your pockets without actually leaving your full-time job. Well, you may not know what to do but there are plenty of opportunities out there. Your side hustle job could range from freelancing…

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Money Work

8 tips on starting your first business

April 15, 2017

So you want to start a company that imports comics, or sells artisan lunches? Great. Now that you have an idea, it’s time to put set the wheels in motion and maybe even look for a bit of corporate finance or outside funding. And don’t forget this is not going to be an easy task. Before you celebrate with cocktails at the hippest sushi joint in town, there are quite a few that should first be completed. Hold off on…

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Family Money

The costs you need to pay attention to

March 15, 2017

  Life has become incredibly expensive. It’s an undeniable fact that the current daily cost of living is exorbitant by comparison to past decades. If we look at our parents and how they lived, most households were run on one income that covered everything from two cars in the garage to family vacations. And because of the ease of life back then, families could include a number of children because a rand could be stretched quite far. But not anymore.…

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Car Life Money

How to know when you should sell your car

February 27, 2017

A car is an enormous monthly expense. Between the petrol and the repayments you are probably forking out a lot of money just to keep your vehicle running. Many people trade in their current cars for cheaper options and this does incur some saving. Some even sell their cars and begin making use of public transport in order to save money. However, this is not usually the best option for working professionals who need reliable transport for their jobs. When…

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Car Life Money

Here’s why you should downsize your life immediately

February 26, 2017

This is the age of consumerism or, at least, it has been for a while now. It is so easy to buy. Of course, malls can be found everywhere and many times, when we’re bored or even just need to get the kids out of the house, we head to enormous shopping centres. And inevitably we buy. Ecommerce is an enormous contributor to our economy too and many young entrepreneurs have started online stores to sell their goods. This means…

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Car Money

Treat yo’self but be smart about it

February 23, 2017

Not to sound like a self-help book but we all deserve to be a little spoiled sometimes. And in today’s modern world, we don’t turn to others for the spoiling but we turn to ourselves. We live in a completely gender-neutral world where women and men are more similar than ever before. Gone are the days of women and men playing significantly different roles in life, in the home and in the workplace. And, thank goodness for that. Levelling the…

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Home Life Money

Furnish your new apartment on a budget

December 29, 2016

You’ve just moved into a new place, but it has no furnishings. This is a common problem for people, especially students who have moved out the safety net of homes. Of course, in many cases, you don’t want to begin spending enormous amounts on appliances. However, you also don’t want to be without items which can store and cook food, let you rest and so on. If you need furnishings but don’t want to break your bank, you need to…

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Money

Personal finance tips to help budget for Christmas

November 23, 2016

It’s nearly Christmas, which is a time to celebrate, slow down and rejoice in family environments. Everyone has worked hard throughout the year and can finally use the time during the festive season to reflect and relax. Of course, though work has probably come to a crawl or stopped entirely, many people prepare themselves to spend more these months than the rest of the year. Whether it’s buying presents or planning luxurious holidays, bank accounts take a hard knock as…

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Use your car for your side hustle

November 8, 2016

It’s become very popular to have a so-called side hustle. In other words, a secondary form of income, separate from your day job. There are many different ways people do this: some are freelancers who take on additional work similar to what they already do. Others start small side businesses that are easy and practical to manage. A very popular part time business is to offer transport services. If you have a small truck or bakkie or you have the…

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Money

The benefits of online shopping

November 4, 2016

The internet has revolutionised the way we shop. Online shopping has become a popular shopping method ever since the internet declared a takeover. There are many individuals who are looking for other amazing alternatives to shopping, and online shopping is just the fix for that. Why is online shopping so popular? Below are the top six reasons for shopping online. Convenience This is the biggest perk. Where else can you comfortably shop at midnight while in your pajamas? There are…

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