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Health Money

Should you add your partner to your hospital plan?

July 27, 2018

Having a hospital plan in South Africa is a necessity for anyone who takes their health seriously. It is vital for everyone who is able to afford, whether you are single, married or have children and an extended family to think about. When you are in a relationship, your partner’s health becomes important to you which often makes us consider adding them to our hospital plan. Adding your partner to your hospital plan is a big step to take, so…

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Family Health Life Money

Why young professionals need to consider credit life insurance

July 16, 2018

As a young working professional, there are many financial steps you need to take to ensure that you have a bright future, as well as a stable one. These steps include buying a car, renting an apartment and putting money aside for savings. Another important step you need to consider includes credit life insurance. It is an insurance policy that covers the principal member’s debt in the event of their death or disability. Now, you might be thinking, ‘I am…

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Life Work

Soft skills you need to succeed in the office

May 15, 2018

When you start your career, you are most likely  aware of the ‘hard’ skills you need, such as typing, computer skills and accounting skills. These are tangible, teachable skills that relate to your career choice. An aspect that many young professionals forget about is the fact that you also need soft skills to succeed in the office. These include effective communication capabilities, interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities. If you are still unsure about what soft skills are, outlined below are…

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Health Life Work

Biggest advances in medicine we should care about

November 4, 2016

Medicine is great. We get to live longer, healthier and therefore happier lives. Work is less impacted by days off and sick leave, meaning businesses do better. Healthy staff are happy staff, secure in the knowledge their healthy lifestyle prevents poor productivity. Children are more likely to have ill-free lives, so they can spend more time enjoying themselves instead of being stuck in bed. Despite how advanced medicine is at the moment, there are several ways it might radically evolve…

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Family Life Money

How to create opportunities for women in finance

December 10, 2015

The world has not reached the point where things are equal: though we are making great strides toward equality, it still requires efforts on all fronts to be able to create paths everyone can walk down. One way to do this is to examine those areas where inequality is still an issue. For example, the business and finance world is still unfortunately one that is predominantly male. The issue is that even if we remove all legal barriers for different…

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Fashion Home Money Work

Homes of the future

July 7, 2015

The world can’t keep up with the technology we make. Just a few decades ago, if we were told that we could communicate with loved ones instantly across the world, that would’ve seemed impossible. And that’s what we’d probably say if we had to look into the future: The ideas are incredible. For example, the world is slowly being introduced to virtual reality, with more and more consumer-produced headsets coming out in the next few years. While designed specifically for…

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Family Fashion Money

How to make furniture for the future

June 24, 2015

Who could’ve predicted a decade ago that having instant access to libraries of information at the press of a button would be standard? Who could’ve thought that wide televisions, displaying picture perfect clarity would be quite standard in homes, too? Yet, here we are today: More than half of American homes have such powerful technology. The question we should then be wondering is what will happen in the future. One of the most exciting aspects is perhaps virtual reality (VR).…

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