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How paying 2% more can cost you more than 40%

By 10X - Partner Content

Most retirement products cost around 3% in fees. “Meh,” you say, “3% doesn’t sound so bad.” But paying it can mean you’ll retire with 40% less money.

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Christmas meats on a budget

By Danielle van Wyk

While we typically strive for only the best on Christmas lunch, are we overspending on the meats? This year explore ways to save on this.

Christmas meats on a budget
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Penalties for paying off your personal loan early

By Isabelle Coetzee

When you receive an inheritance or win the lottery, you might consider paying off the personal loan you took out to consolidate your debt. But you may quickly find out you will have to pay more because of early settlement penalties.  

Penalties for paying off your personal loan early
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SPONSORED: Biggest investment mistakes and the simple fix to avoid all of them

By 10X - Partner Content

The journey to financial freedom starts and ends with saving and investing. A few ‘trust-fund babies’ and entrepreneurs apart, the only way to walk this path is to spend less than we earn and put the difference to work.

SPONSORED: Biggest investment mistakes and the simple fix to avoid all of them
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Tips to avoid insurance pitfalls this festive season

By Danielle van Wyk

December is here and with it the excitement of heading off for some much needed rest and relaxation sets in. This typically signals taking some time out from the shopping, travel arrangements and last minute work wrap-ups to secure your home, assets and loved ones before you head off for the holidays. 

Tips to avoid insurance pitfalls this festive season
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Paying off vehicle finance early

By Danielle van Wyk

Anytime one is able to pay debt off earlier than the repayment period is a relief. From store card debt to paying off your vehicle finance early. But are there penalties for doing so? And if you don’t have the money on hand, how can you eliminate your vehicle finance debt quicker?

Paying off vehicle finance early
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Will the drought affect Cape Town tourism this December?

By Danielle van Wyk

The reality of the drought in the Western Cape specifically has been the subject of both conversation and headlines alike over recent months. The City of Cape Town reported In October that if consumption is not reduced to 500 million litres of collective usage per day the City would run out of water around March 2018. But has since pushed the date out to 13 May 2018.

Will the drought affect Cape Town tourism this December?
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Black Friday: Furnishing your new apartment

By Isabelle Coetzee

Finding a new apartment is only half the trouble when you decide to move into an unfurnished flat. Before sending boxes and bags to your new home, you need to make sure you’ve also secured appliances, cupboards, and furniture.

Black Friday: Furnishing your new apartment
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New app uplifts informal traders

By Isabelle Coetzee

Informal traders will have the opportunity to both make and receive payments on their mobile phones, thanks to a collaboration between Mastercard and local fintech start-up, Spazapp. 

New app uplifts informal traders
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Should you invest in commercial real estate?

By Isabelle Coetzee

Investing in private property is usually seen as a stable, risk-averse decision that will guarantee constant returns. But nowadays investors are leaning towards commercial real estate instead. 

Should you invest in commercial real estate?
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End of November to signal a sharp petrol price increase

By Danielle van Wyk

As previously predicted the Automobile Association (AA) have forecasted a sharp jump in fuel prices at the end of November. This is according to the Automobile Association, which says that motorists cannot expect much relief from a weakening domestic picture.

End of November to signal a sharp petrol price increase
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