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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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Car Life

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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Health Life

Using essential oils for improved health

July 16, 2018

Improving your health naturally is one of the best ways to live a more holistic life. Using essential oils is one way to start the journey to better health, such as including oils in your skincare routine or diffusing them to relax and unwind after a stressful day.   For an added boost to your routine, you can purchase CBD oil from the UK and integrate it into your daily life. Outlined below are some simple ways to use essential…

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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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Health

Why hospital cover is important if you are living on your own

June 22, 2018

Living on your own gives you a feeling of complete independence, allowing you to spend your time as you please and leave your house in any state that suits you. However, it does come with its own set of issues, especially when it comes to healthcare. Having hospital cover in South Africa when living alone is vital for any possible emergencies or illnesses that may afflict you, as you may not have anyone in the close vicinity to help you…

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Family Health Life

Important must-know life insurance tips for new parents

June 6, 2018
Important must-know life insurance tips for new parents

Building a family is an exciting adventure. But, unfortunately, in between the fun, you need to consider the financial aspect of welcoming a little human into the world. From paying for their entire existence in the beginning stages of their life, you also need to adjust your own medical and insurance needs. It may sound daunting, but if you start to familiarise yourself with these important needs, it will give you a broader idea of what your needs are as…

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Life

How to travel off the beaten path in your gap year

May 15, 2018

Taking a gap year is an exciting time for anyone, and it involves adventure and escape from the stresses of school and university. However, it can be difficult to know what, exactly, to do on your gap year if you do not want to take the path that everyone else has chosen. Travelling off the beaten path is the perfect way to spend your time, and outlined below are some fantastic ways to have the best gap year you can…

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Food and Wine

Spoil your kitchen with necessary Smeg appliances

May 11, 2018

If you love being in the kitchen and making hearty meals for yourself and the household, you deserve to spoil it a little. And what better way to spoil your kitchen than with Smeg appliances? Smeg is an Italian appliance and lifestyle brand for corporates as well as homeowners. They have been running for over 70 years and are the trendsetters of contemporary home (specifically, kitchen) living. Now that you’re convinced, here are some Smeg appliance options for you to…

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Home Life

How to turn a studio apartment into a luxurious retreat

May 8, 2018

Living in a studio apartment often means that it is an open-plan space, with a bathroom tucked away from privacy. It can be difficult to transform this space into one that exudes luxury and charm, but it is not impossible. A studio apartment holds a lot of potential for someone with a creative mind and an eye for design, so read on for top tips and tricks on how to turn a studio apartment into a luxurious retreat. Put your…

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Life

How art festivals can help to improve struggling communities

May 3, 2018

Art festivals are known for being exciting and sometimes elaborate affairs, offering both established and up-and-coming artists the opportunity to showcase their work. With the significant increase in popularity of African art, more and more festivals have been popping up all over the continent. Not only do these art festivals allow the world to see African art from a different perspective, but they can help to improve struggling communities. Promoting interaction in a public space Many art festivals take place…

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