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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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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 Money Work

What to expect from a career in the hospitality industry

June 28, 2018

Working in the hospitality industry gives you an exciting opportunity. You will enter an industry that thrives on creativity and out-of-the-box thinking, and you will also be able to travel to new and exciting destinations. If you have studied hospitality courses, then you will be well prepared for this new life, but you might not be sure of what to expect in the industry. Below is some helpful advice on what to expect in a career in the hospitality industry.…

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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 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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Family Health Life

First aid items to keep in your car for your child

May 14, 2018
First aid items to keep in your car for your child

Whether you’re rushing around to get some medical help for your son’s ball-to-eye bashing in his first soccer match or helping your daughter up after her ballet fall, having children in your life means chaos. Anything can go wrong at any time, so it’s incredibly important to keep a first aid kit in your car. There are many reasons to keep first aid and emergency kits in your car, not only for your child’s sports injury but also for unexpected…

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Fashion Life

Tips for selecting the right clothes for your body shape

May 11, 2018
Tips for selecting the right clothes for your body shape

Window shopping is easy when visiting one of your favourite clothing shops in South Africa. However, when it comes to actually trying that cute little black number on with your new pair of suede heels, it’s not as perfect as you anticipated it to be. Do not let this hurt your feelings. It doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with your body, it just means that the dress wasn’t made to suit your body shape. As it stands, you probably know…

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Life Money

Finally living alone? How to create a successful monthly budget

May 8, 2018

Living on your own brings with it a renewed sense of independence, and the ability to walk around in your pyjamas all day on Sunday without being judged. Living alone also means that you will have to budget and save your money for those unexpected expenses. You will also need to look at making financial decisions such as taking out a medical aid and car insurance. Below is some handy advice on how to create a successful monthly budget while…

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