Browsing Tag

lifestyle

Food and Wine Life

Fun things to do with friends in Cape Town

October 11, 2018

Spending time with friends is one of the best ways to unwind after a long week at work. You can get together for a fun night out on the town or organise a dinner at one of the many sumptuous restaurants you will find in the Mother City. There are hundreds of fun activities to choose from, including visiting the best cinema in Cape Town for an indulgent night at the movies. So, if you are looking for fun things…

Continue Reading

Money

Where to find great financial advice for a small business

October 9, 2018

So, you want to start your own small business? You might have the perfect idea to bring in new customers, like a niche cat toy company selling handmade cat toys filled with catnip, but starting out on your own needs more than just a great idea. Before you apply for business loans in South Africa, you will need to look for the right financial and business advice to help you on your way. Other than looking online for some tips…

Continue Reading

Home

Signs that it’s time for a new couch

September 28, 2018
Signs that it’s time for a new couch

Bigger homes usually allow you to have two lounges or entertainment sections. This means that you can keep one lounge exclusively for your guests and the other for your own relaxation. But, unfortunately, smaller homes don’t offer such convenience, therefore you need to look after your furniture as best you can. The average life cycle of a couch should be between 10 to 15 years, depending on the quality, but if your couch seems to be playing up because of…

Continue Reading

Money

Taking out a joint loan: everything you need to know

August 29, 2018

Making financial decisions together can be tricky. You will need to be open and honest about your finances, especially your credit history. Taking out a joint loan with your partner or with a family member might seem like a wise financial decision, but you will need to be completely certain that the other party is willing and able to pay their share. If you want to to apply for a loan with a partner, family member or business partner, there…

Continue Reading

Money

How to share finances in a long-term relationship

August 29, 2018

Being in a long-term relationship means that you share a lot of things. From hopes and dreams to your greatest fears. It also means that you share financial decisions. This can be anything from deciding on which used cars in South Africa will best suit your current (and future) needs, to choosing a house to buy when the time is right. Sharing finances can sound daunting, especially if you are both independent people, but it can help immensely in the…

Continue Reading

Home

How to make a studio apartment cosy

August 29, 2018

Living in a studio apartment usually means that you have a small space to work with when it comes to decorating. Too much stuff, and it can appear cluttered. Too little, and it can look bare and barren. In colder months, you will also want your apartment to be warm and inviting. If you have children, some cosy kids comforter sets in the right places can help to add an element of warmth. You can also invest in some autumnal-toned…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading