Posts by Marnia Wessels
Written by Marnia Wessels.
Healthy eating is often associated with spending more money. It’s true that eating healthily can be expensive, however, there are many ways to eat nutritious foods that your body – and wallet – will thank you for. These 4 tips will help you stay on track with your health goals and your budget. Plan your meals… Read more →
One of the biggest questions about retirement is when to start saving. Even though you might be in your early 20s and retirement may seem a long way off, it’s vital to start sooner rather than later.
If you’re paid a salary each month, it may feel like receiving income and paying tax are automated tasks. Any monthly tax deductions as well as contributions to company benefit plans might seem like values you don’t have any control over. However, you most likely have a rough idea of your income and expenses, which… Read more →
All eyes are on Biden to kick-start US economic recovery and to strengthen relationships with developing countries like South Africa, as well as with other developed nations. While we wait in anticipation for the newly elected president to take the stage, let’s hold onto the future prospects of the Biden blue wave.
For many South Africans, the payment holiday offered by credit providers during the three-month period from April to June 2020 came as a great relief. In a recent survey by the debt counselling firm, DebtBusters, a rather grim picture of the consequences of the payment holiday was painted. Payment holidays were an effective short-term solution,… Read more →
As we approach the end of 2020, it’s a great time to reflect on your financial activities throughout the year. More importantly, it’s the perfect opportunity to review your net worth.
+- 2 min read (or warming up leftovers for lunch) Since the start of lockdown in March, we’ve been bombarded with news of increasing job losses in the country. At the end of September, statistics showed that the number of employed people in SA decreased by 2.2 million from the first quarter of 2020. This was recorded as… Read more →
Given the current Covid-19 situation and that our international borders only reopened recently, South Africans have the perfect excuse to travel and explore locally. After months of missing out on weekly get-togethers, exciting events and long-planned holidays, the recent move to a level 1 lockdown brought the good news that we’ll be able to make… Read more →
When you hear the term investing, you tend to think of traditional investments that most people are familiar with. These are usually cash in your savings account, some of your favourite companies’ stocks or bonds.
Have you ever been caught between two worlds, where your heart says one thing and your mind says the opposite? The concept of mindfulness has recently gained popularity as a way of paying attention in a particular way – on purpose and in-the-moment awareness without any judgment. Mindful eating and mindful moving are popular terms… Read more →