Posts categorised by Life & money
They’re a massive economic force, but their benefits are also emotional. Nobhongo Gxolo writes about the kinds of stokvels that exist, and the non-financial reasons people belong to them.
Money has taken many forms. Here’s a little about what it could be, has been, and is.
For Kate Wolters, when it came to knowing were her money went, ignorance was bliss. But, older and wiser and more enlightened, knowledge is nirvana.
How did we end up with money? And is it worth it? Well, it may be imperfect, but it’s still better than some alternatives.
In South Africa, being loaded is, well, loaded. But in other countries, with different histories and backgrounds, wealth is seen quite differently, as Susan Hayden experienced.
Do you know what your credit score is? Taryn Bain shares the how and why.
Guest writer Kate Wolters spent her 20s getting into debt and much of her 30s getting out. Here are some of the lessons she learnt.
Georgina Armstrong follows risk and return into safer waters, and the relative calm of diversification.
Know how, after Christmas, you’re all poor and overdrafted and stuff? Not Tanya Kovarsky. Here’s how she manages to keep her head above water when everyone else is drowning.
“Risk.” “Reward.” No longer are these high-falutin financial concepts exclusively for the informed few. As our Georgina Armstrong explains, you actually already understand them.