Guiding consumers since 2009

Weekly Wrap Up: 28 June - 2 July 2010

By Staff Writer

Monday: 

JZ wants everyone to get along and better relationships with Africa

While the South Africans are soaking up the World Cup fever - president Jacob Zuma has been addressing foreign leaders at a G20 gathering in Canada.

Tuesday:

It's still a good time to buy property

The residential property market is recovering and showing increased pace in its price growth - according to FNB's Property Market Analytics.

Wednesday

Bavaria get close to R1m free publicity

It's expected that the Dutch brewery Bavaria scooped at least R750 000 worth of free publicity with their "orange dress" campaign at the World Cup in South Africa...

Thursday

Card over cash is conveninet but keep it safe

The increase in card transactions over the World Cup 2010 brings to fore the various security issues surrounding alternative payment systems...

Friday

Say hello for less with FNB connect

FNB, through its FNB Connect Talk service, is offering its customers lower call costs enabling them to pay the cheapest on calls made to cellphones...


Recent Articles

Featured Travel ban – how to claim for the loss incurred

As with the recent Covid-19 pandemic, governments sometimes issue travel bans to prevent people from travelling to other countries. This becomes even more complicated if you’ve already planned and paid for your trip. Your flights will be cancelled, and you may lose money from cancelled accommodation arrangements. How do you claim for the financial losses incurred due to a travel ban?

How to finance and insure a second-hand vehicle

Buying a second-hand vehicle may suit your budget better than acquiring a new one. But what impact does an older model have on vehicle finance and car insurance? We reached out to specialists in the field to explain what the financial implications are of pursuing a second-hand vehicle.

Reading your loan agreement: look out for this

Many people don’t read their loan agreements. They just sign on the dotted line without realising that they could be signing their lives away. But it’s important to review your loan agreement before and after taking your loan to avoid future setbacks.

 

Part 1: The difference between good and bad debt

In the first part of our Debt-ucate series we explore the difference between good and bad debt and why debt is, in fact, necessary.

Deals

Udemy online course for R180

Price: R180
When: Until 27 March 2020
Where: Online

Educate your kids for free with Skills Share

Price: Free
When: Daily
Where: Online

Take advantage of payment holidays from Standard Bank and Nedbank

Price: Free
When: From 1 April to 30 June 2020
Where: Nationwide