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Financial planning, Personal May 19, 2014

The advantages of a spending plan.

Most of us do not make use of a disciplined spending plan. The availability of credit allows us to purchase what we want, when we want it – regardless of whether we can afford it or not. Read more to learn about the benefits of using a spending plan.  Here are some advantages of using a spending plan: 1. Financial stress reduction. A disciplined spending plan allows you to control your spending and debt. This relieves a great deal of financially-related stress 2. Saving. A spending plan makes saving simple, encouraging you to save on a regular basis. This not only provides you with a financial cushion to cover any emergency situations that may arise, but also sets you up for a com...

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Financial planning, Savings and Investments April 9, 2014

5 Major ways to save money.

There are two main roads to improving your personal finances: increasing income, and cutting costs.   There are two main roads to improving your personal finances: increasing income, and cutting costs. Increasing income is the harder road to travel. After all, you can't always get a raise or a new job when you need one. But cutting costs, that's a different story! You're in complete control in this area. And all it takes is some imagination and discipline – both of which are free.   Below are five major ways to save money in the basic areas of food, shelter, clothing and transportation. They're major expenses in your life – and places for major savings.   ...

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Must Reads, Wellness November 26, 2014

Fuel your workout

What you eat beforehand is just as important as how you exercise – here are five top tips for combining the two for optimal health. We all know that exercising on an empty stomach is like expecting your car to va va va voom out the driveway – without any petrol in the tank! Wellness guru Lisa Raleigh gives her thoughts on what and when to eat before you exercise... If you exercise in the morning, should you eat breakfast first? Everyone starts the day hypoglycaemic (low blood sugar) as you haven’t eaten for up to 10 hours. Exercising in this state means your workouts are fuelled...

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Money, Must Reads, Travel November 21, 2014

Are you safe?

Before you set off on your well-earned break, it’s crucial you take some time to do those all-important home and travel safety checks. Most importantly, checking that you’ve complied with all the conditions of your insurance policy will not only buy you peace of mind — it may save you a financial headache later on. JP du Toit, of Sanlam’s short-term insurance, offers some pre-holiday advice. Before you leave home… Check that all your windows, doors and security gates are closed. Have your alarm and irrigation system tested and make sure it’s activated. Notify your...

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