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Car Money

Do’s and don’ts when buying a car from a dealer

February 20, 2019

Shopping for a new car can be thrilling but it can be tricky to keep your wits about you when it comes to finding the best deal. And when buying a car from a dealer, there are some tips and tricks you should follow so that you stick to your budget and are not swayed by a persuasive salesperson. For example, always perform an inspection of a second-hand car and ask about what the purchase includes in terms of fees…

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Everything you need to know about applying for a personal loan

February 4, 2019

A personal loan is handy every once in a while. It helps you out when you find yourself in a complicated situation. Yet many people, mainly who have never taken out a loan before, often try to avoid applying for a personal loan as they are afraid of debt. However, if you have done your research and are disciplined, a personal loan isn’t as bad as it might seem. And there are financial advisors who can assist you in making…

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Top tips for buying a car online

January 8, 2019

Car shopping can be as exciting as buying the new NYX eye shadow palette. Not only do cars come in a variety of colours like the eye shadow dows, a car will give you independence and a new sense of confidence (okay, so makeup can do the same, but a car will last longer and is always in style). However, you might not have the time for car shopping if you have a busy schedule. You can, however, remedy this…

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Common car finance mistakes and how to avoid them

November 28, 2018

Applying for car finance can be difficult if you have never done it before. You will likely make some mistakes during the process, but this is common and natural. However, there are some that you should avoid making in order to have a successful finance application. Once you have searched your local car dealerships for a second-hand car that you like and want to buy, your used car search will need some financial backing. If you would like to avoid…

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When is the best time to buy a new car?

November 20, 2018

So it is time for you to look for a new car. Your old one just does not fit the bill any more and you are in need of something fresher, newer and faster. While this can be an exciting time, it can also be difficult to know when to buy a new car. If you have done your online research on “pre-owned cars near me” you will know where to find trusted used car dealers in your area. But…

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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…

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How to sell your pre-used car online

August 29, 2018

Selling your car is at once both exciting and daunting. You will be saying goodbye to an old, reliable vehicle and hello to a brand new, flashier model. But how do you sell your old car quickly and easily? You could trade it in to your dealer, or you could sell it online. Selling your car online is an easy and effective way to sell your car, but there are some things you will need to look out for. Pre-used…

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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…

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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…

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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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