Data Prices in South Africa
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Comparing Data Prices in South Africa

Mobile data in South Africa is expensive. Very expensive. In this post, we compare the prices of one-off mobile data bundles from Vodacom, Cell C, MTN, Telkom and Rain. We also compare the reliability of the different networks — cheap data isn’t very useful if there’s no coverage.

old mutual rewards 22seven competition
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Competition time! Budget like a boss. Win like a boss.

Use the free 22seven app with Old Mutual Rewards (also free!) between now and February 2020 and automatically get entered to win awesome prizes worth up to R120,000. The more you use it, the more chances you have to win. Want to know more? Watch this video. Or keep reading and we’ll give you the lowdown on how… Read more →

Is Bitcoin Taxed in South Africa?
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Tax season: Is Bitcoin Taxed in South Africa?

With the 2019 Tax Season well underway, we take a look at the tax implications of trading Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Note that the following applies to all cryptocurrencies and not just Bitcoin.

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Key Findings from Old Mutual’s Savings & Investment Monitor 2019

Old Mutual published the results of its annual Savings & Investment Monitor survey last week. The report, first published in 2009, investigates the savings and investment habits of South Africans living in metropolitan areas. The results are based on face-to-face interviews with more than 1,000 households and are considered to be a good barometer for… Read more →

Mandela Day at 22seven
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Mandela Day at 22seven

Nelson Mandela International Day was celebrated on 18 July and people across the country, and around the world, honoured Madiba’s legacy by doing their bit for the less fortunate. This year, 22seven team members donated clothes, food parcels and personal hygiene care packages to two Cape Town-based organisations helping the underprivileged in the community: the Ravensmead… Read more →

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How 22seven Got Its Name

I’ve heard the question countless times: “Why 22seven?”

South Africa’s Housing Market Is on the Decline
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South Africa’s Property Market Is on the Decline

Property values in South Africa have declined for the second year in a row, according to a recent report from FNB.

Don't Cry Over Spilt Milk Alternatives
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Don’t Cry Over Spilt Milk Alternatives

The global demand for dairy-free milk alternatives, or milk substitutes, has skyrocketed in recent years and the movement has also made its way to South Africa.

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10 Ways To Manage Your Money Better in 2019

As we rush head-first into 2019, how are those New Years resolutions holding up? Now that the infamous ‘Janu-worry’ has come to an end, it’s a good time to re-evaluate your financial goals and set yourself up for financial success in 2019.

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Don’t let tax stop you in your tracks

You can invest up to R33 000, tax free, every tax year. And this tax year ends next week. So this is just a heads up to remind you to get the max out of your tax benefit before then.