Why not to go to University

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Hacking Your Education:  Ditch the Lecture, Save Tens of Thousands, and Learn More Than Your Peers Ever Will”, Continue reading


The average debt per individual South African.

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In an article written by new24 earlier this year (2016), the article stated that South Africans were the biggest borrowers in the world in 2014.  We’ve all heard Continue reading

Important Money Lessons To Teach Your Children

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It is undeniable that we live in terrible economical times, where salaries do not match up to expenses, and debt in homes are as common as milk in the fridge.  It is important for adults to have basic financial skills to navigate through life, and it shocks me to see how many adults have very little to no financial understanding, merely because no one had taught them important financial lessons when they were younger.

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5 Things To Remove From Your CV Immediately

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For anyone who wants to enter a professional working environment, you need to know the difference between a Resume and a CV (Curriculum Vitae).  The biggest difference between the 2 is the length of the document.  A resume is a 1 page summary of one’s skills and experiences, whereas a CV is a lengthier and detailed document of on’e education, achievements, accomplishments, etc.  However, do not confuse a CV with a biography, by over loading the document with useless life facts that are irrelevant to the position you are applying for.

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Integrity – More Important Than You Think.

Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness – wikipedia.

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Employers focus so much of their attention seeking people with qualifications, experience, competence, skills, humour, willingness to work overtime, willingness to work for less, but have forgotten the one fundamental value of being a good-human, which is integrity. Continue reading

These 3 Apps And 5 Steps Will Help You Plan Any Holiday

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Madrid | Spain
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Since air travel has become a lot cheaper in recent years, more and more people are travelling abroad, and with the likes of vacation packages for a 5 night, 7 night, 10 night all inclusive deal to almost anywhere in the world, one doesn’t even need any travel experience or company.  Package deals are great and easy ways to travel as there would be a set itinerary, so the only planning you’d need to make is for someone to take you to the airport.  Which is also hassle free nowadays with the help of Uber.

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How To Be Become A Millionaire Upon Retirement From R25 000 Saving

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In our previous article (I need R16 Million to survive retirement) we spoke about how you should go about doing the calculations to see how much you need to have saved to survive your retirement when the time comes.  The result was grim for most of us, and since we don’t want this blog to only be the bearer of bad news, we are going to tell you how saving R25 000.00 over 5 years (R5 000.00/year) will give you over R1 Million upon retirement.

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