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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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What you’ll spend your money on in your 20’s

July 5, 2017

    Your twenties are the years where you’ll spend time trying to get on your feet and figure out life. You might change careers, travel, or get your heart broken. Your twenties are also about having fun and building lifelong memories. But you need to bear in mind that every decision you make will have a ripple effect on the rest of your life. Make sure you make wise decisions, especially with your finances. Living for the moment might…

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Dealership vs Private seller

June 1, 2017

Dealership vs private seller Whether you’re looking for a family vehicle or a snazzy sports car, searching for the car of your dreams can be an emotional roller-coaster. Your emotions could swing from anticipation to anxiety while searching for the perfect set of wheels. Buyers these days are faced with many options when they want to buy a car. And you could be wondering what route to take in terms of where you should buy your car. Should you buy…

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5 Tips on selling your car

April 11, 2017

If your car is in good condition, you won’t have any problems getting it off your hands. Many people are looking for affordable cars that are roadworthy and won’t break down unexpectedly. If you want to sell your car fast make sure that you’ve inspected it thoroughly. Market value Research the price range of your car. There are many places where you can find out the how much your car is worth in the market. You can check the price…

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Pre-owned cars in South Africa: a story of love and lust

April 6, 2017

Purchasing a car is similar to going on a date. You court the vehicle and get to know it a bit before dropping an exorbitant amount of money, forming a bond that lasts for years. It’s pretty easy to compare cars to relationships, going through a few before you settle down, whether you’re purchasing one new car or pre-owned in South Africa.   The first car, the first love   At the age of 18, I managed to pick up…

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What to do when caught in a collision

July 7, 2016

The worst case scenario for any driver is to be involved in a car accident, no matter how big or small. By law it is a criminal offence to drive off when you are involved in a car accident or if you neglect to report the incident at the police station. Many drivers speed off in fear, but it is in your best interest to remain calm and wait for the authorities to arrive on the scene.   What to…

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Smart shopping using a simple method

December 23, 2015

No matter what we’re buying, we all want to spend less. While we obviously want the items themselves, we also want to retain enough so we can have more with the same funds – whether for savings or for more items. The difficulty then is figuring out how to save while spending. The most important step to smart shopping is knowledge: are you paying more than you should for an item? Is it available cheaper somewhere else or, possibly, free?…

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Future features of small cars are becoming mandatory

November 25, 2015

Most people are not very tall. Most of us can comfortably fit into small cars for our transport: yet we hardly think that might be a reason to get one. Too often we prioritise flashiness and size, instead of functionality and cost-saving in terms of buying a car. This is especially the case given that, on average, women are shorter than men. Many big features that are only found on new and large cars are increasingly finding their ways to…

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Picking the right (second hand) car for you

October 29, 2015

Making the best purchasing choice is almost never about making the first one. This is especially true of buying a car, as this will be – perhaps alongside paying for a home – one of the most expensive tasks we ever do in our lives. Almost all of us need a car: We need to travel to work and home, to get around to acquire necessary items. We need them for errands, to lift kids and so on. But not…

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