Posts by Taryn Bain


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Taryn works with 22seven, has a slight obsession with food, astronomy, history and half finishing at least a dozen books at a time.
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Time is money: How much of your life did that cost?

What if… instead of paying for your car with cash you headed down to the dealership, rolled up your sleeves and washed or serviced 200 cars each month to pay it off. It would be like something out of an old-timey movie where you forget your wallet and have to wash the dishes to pay… Read more →

Things to do in Joburg on a budget
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10 Things to do in Joburg on a budget

Here are 10 of the best (and budget friendly) things to do in Joburg these holidays without breaking the bank.

things to do in cape town
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10 Things to do in Cape Town on a budget

Here are 10 of the best (and budget friendly) things to do in Cape Town these holidays without breaking the bank.

Things to do in Durban - 22seven Blog
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10 Things to do in Durban on a budget

Here are 10 of the best (and budget friendly) things to do in Durban these holidays without breaking the bank.

What is a credit score?
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What is a credit score? And why should you care?

Do you know what your credit score is? Taryn Bain shares the how and why.

22seven Blog - Spending better, not less
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4 ways to spend better, not less.

Being better with your money doesn’t automatically mean being more frugal. It means getting the most out of it; not spending less, but spending better.

Loyalty Rewards and Cards - 22seven
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Reaping the rewards.

When considering loyalty and rewards programs, it’s worthwhile taking the time to understand exactly how they work so that you get the most out of them.

How I started investing - 22seven
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#startover series: How I learned to stop worrying and start investing for the first time.

First time investing is a scary place, but an even scarier place is reaching old age and not having enough money. This is how I took control of my future and realised it was easier than I thought.

5moneytricks
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5 money saving mind tricks.

Sometimes, despite our best efforts, we still find ourselves spending more freely than we’d like to. But our minds are pretty powerful tools. So here are 5 ways you can try to think differently when you’re about to splash.

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Pocket money ponderings: 2 posts on teaching kids about money.

What do you want your kids to start learning about money? And how do you help them? Guest blogger Susan Hayden shares her experiences as a daughter and mom, while 22seven’s Taryn Bain digs up some conventional and unconventional wisdom.