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SA Climate and Health Risks

For the last few months, the south-western parts of South Africa have eagerly awaited the time when the sun stops hiding behind grey banks of clouds. Summer has finally arrived and now that the days are longer and warmer, we may feel more inspired to hit the beach, have a picnic in the park or resume our favourite outdoor activities.

Car Safety Hacks

Given the 14.25% increase in car and truck hijackings in South Africa over the last year, having Car Insurance can be worthwhile as it provides you with financial protection from potential loss of and damage to your vehicle.

Experts Reveal How to Create a Wedding Day Budget

He asked you to marry him and you said yes. Congratulations! So far you both have experienced a few weeks of post-engagement bliss, but now it's time to give the wedding some serious thought. When you get the preparations underway, some items on your checklist will be fun to execute while others, such as dealing with the cost of the wedding, can be overwhelming.

Your Guide to Switching Medical Aid

We all have different needs when it comes to our health and Medical Aid scheme. While you may have been with your current Medical Aid provider for quite some time now, it might be a good idea to review your current plan and ask the right questions such as how its provisions suit your current state of health.

Trending Scams in South Africa

In South Africa, we work very hard for our money which is why Insurance is so important to us culturally. Sadly, even though replacing lost assets can be difficult, there are opportunists out there who won’t hesitate to con us out of everything that we’ve managed to accumulate.

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Understanding Data Costs

The rise of the Smartphone has completely revolutionised the way we use our cellphones. While there’s no denying that the added features are very c ...

The Road to Independence

Buying your first car is a major milestone on the road to becoming fully independent. But with independence comes responsibility and one of your fi ...

What the new national budget means for you and your finances

On 22 February, the South African Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, delivered his annual budget address in Parliament. While the budget, which s ...

11 home maintenance must-do’s</br></br>

You’ve taken the leap and become a homeowner and now there other things you need to think about in order to keep your property in tip top shape.

Cat Behaviors by Age

Cat behaviors usually develop and are practiced by kittens by the time they are six month old. Understanding normal behavior will help owners decid ...

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