Posts by Georgina Guedes
Written by Georgina Guedes.
Your holiday debt isn’t just going to go away – you need a strategy. Georgina Guedes outlines some of the most effective ways to spring yourself from the debt trap.
If you are not religious and still celebrate Christmas, spending all that money on gifts can feel a little hollow. Georgina Guedes tries to make her peace with the whole consumerist mess.
When a baby is born, its parents are overwhelmed with a sense of joy and responsibility. And your financial priorities shift. For Georgina Guedes, this meant fewer clothes and magazines, and more Babybel cheeses and life insurance.
If you want to save money, Georgina Guedes has worked out that you need to stop going to places that make you want to spend it – especially when you’re buying groceries.
They say you should buy experiences rather than things. And travel is the experience that you’ll gain the most from, Georgina Guedes says, so that’s how you should spend your money – as long as you have it.
Saving isn’t fun. But life can be, even when you’re saving. Georgina Guedes has a pretty decent bash at solving South Africa’s savings problem in five easy steps.
Success and happiness isn’t about doing MORE of EVERYTHING. It’s about focusing on the things that are important and letting go of the rest, says Georgina Guedes.
“Make a shopping list and shop once a week” is an oft-repeated tip for containing expenses. But what do you do if your grocery bill is still sky high?
When faced with the decision (and cost) of where to send her child to school, guest writer Georgina Guedes realised that the best education isn’t the only factor worth considering.