Lifestyle 'Sugar-free September’: The month I broke up with sugar
Danielle van Wyk

People often joke about feeling uncomfortable and lethargic after a meal - whether it be a hearty Sunday lunch or a bite-on-the-go. But few stop to question this long enough to realise that they may be slowly eating themselves to death.

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News How to organise a protest in South Africa
Isabelle Coetzee

Following the announcement of rising crime statistics on Tuesday, the Cape Flats community is planning a mass shutdown at the beginning of October to demand an end to gang violence. Crime is an ongoing problem in the Cape Flats. With South Africa holding a reputation for regular protest action, community members have been taking to the streets long before the announcement.

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News The top grocery and health rewards cards you need to get
Isabelle Coetzee

The most used rewards programme in South Africa is the Pick n Pay Smart Shopper card, with the Clicks ClubCard and Woolworths WRewards short on its heels. This is according to the 2018 Loyalty Programme Member Engagement Survey, which is based on answers from 1,413 respondents, predominantly between the ages of 25 and 34. 

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News Sceptical about financial advisers? Here’s how to find one you can trust
Isabelle Coetzee

It’s often difficult to discern whether financial advisers are championing your interests, or whether they’re merely trying to sell their company’s products.  Among the most sceptical are millennials, who often believe a thorough, online search can supply them with enough financial advice – either that, or a phone call to mom or dad.  

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What are credit downgrades?

Elize Botha, managing director of Old Mutual Unit Trusts, explains what credit downgrades are. This, in light of Moody's affirmation of South Africa's credit rating. Find out more here: https://bit.ly/2JzTtIk


Why is the budget speech important?

Every year in February, after the State of the Nation Address, the finance minister presents the budget speech. Steven Nathan, CEO of 10X Investments, explains why the budget speech is important to all South Africans.


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