It’s common wisdom that investing in property over the long term is a solid investment. It’s better to use your money to pay off a bond, than to be paying someone else’s bond off with your rental payments. But getting onto the property ladder can be trickier than one might imagine.
Category: Consumer Protection
Voyager Miles are largely a waste of time, but there is one way you can get some value out of them… Convert them to Style Miles at Miles For Style online shopping site. There is a huge selection of things you can buy once you have converted your miles. In this post I share the details of how it works and some of my favourite picks from the Miles For Style shop.
MySchool raises millions of Rands for its causes each month. In fact, over the last year it raised over R70m for a range of schools, charities and conservation organisations. But where does all the money go? Here are some examples of organisations that receive donations from MySchool, and the amount they receive, which is used for the running of the organisation and the positive activities in which they engage.
Buying or selling items through the classifieds like Gumtree or OLX can be fraught with danger and fraud. But escrow services are popping up to facilitate transactions and ensure that both the buyer and seller are protected. I used one of the services recently, this is my experience and my thoughts on escrow services in general.
Capitec recently launched their credit card product. Being a huge fan of Capitec I took a look at it but what I saw was very disappointing. Here’s why I won’t be getting one.
Most of you will see the title of my post and think it’s click bait. But actually, it’s an observation about rewards programmes in South Africa. Specifically the British Airways Avios and the Pick ‘n Pay Smart Shopper programmes.
It seems that every second thing is ‘craft’ or ‘artisan’ these days. But what does craft mean? And what makes craft products better than other products? Are craft products actually better? This article is about beer, but the questions are relevant more broadly.
I recently ported to Afrihost mobile. The process went smoothly and I’ve been happy with the product and service so I thought I would tell you about the process in case you want to do the same.
At the beginning of August 22seven asked me to join do a money saving exercise and report back on the results. They gave me a selection of money saving ideas to try. I had to select 7 of them and do them for roughly a month.
The Entertainer has made is possible to share vouchers with other people in the app. Read more and find out how to get 30% off the city pack price.