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South Africa’s Prices Soar: See How We Did The #10YearChallenge

Everyone’s feeling the pinch already in 2019 and the 2019 Budget Speech didn’t help ease our weary minds. Are your expenses increasing, are you getting less for your money and your salaries are staying the same?  South Africa's #10YearChallenge     The Dreaded Yearly Budget Speech In this year’s budget speech the minister painted a gloomy picture for South Africa as the country is struggling with growing expenditures, failing SOEs and declining revenues. The country is […]

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How to Reduce Your Car Insurance Premium in 2019

Car Insurance, Car Insurance, the infamous car insurance monthly expense that we all love to hate. Do you cringe every month when that debit order hits? Why is that? It’s because we don’t get anything immediately in return for our money that we’re handing over. The age of instant gratification, it’s not our fault, it’s just the modern world we live in. We want good value for money because dammit we work hard for it! […]

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Events & Celebrations in South Africa for Heritage Day

Heritage Day also famously known as Braai day falls on 24 September of every year in South Africa. It was previously known in KZN as Shaka Day in commemoration of the Zulu King, Shaka. It became known as Heritage Day in 1995 to pay homage to the diverse culture of the South African rainbow nation. Then Jan Braai got involved in 2007 and we now call the day “Braai Day”, where Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu […]

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How to Claim from the Road Accident Fund: 3 Simple Steps

We asked a test group of 10 people, “Do you know how to claim from the RAF”. All 10 people said they had no idea how or where to go to claim if they were in an accident. So, we decided we needed to get the word out there because many South Africans don’t actually know. It is the right of every South African to have access and knowledge about RAF claims as most of […]

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5 Steps to Set Up Emergency Location Sharing on Android & iOS Phones

1 Minute of simple set up could save your life. With all the violence happening in South Africa as of late, we have to be more aware, more vigilant and more prepared. Most of us don’t actually know that our phones even have this capability: Android or ios location sharing. This could be the difference between life or death. Both Android and ios set-ups are super simple and should not take you more than 1 […]