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Better budgeting for beginners: Part 2

There’re many different budgeting methods out there. Which one you choose to use depends entirely on your particular financial needs and goals. There really is no ‘best’ way to budget, but our goal at 22seven is to help you budget better.

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Better budgeting for beginners: Part 1

So, you’ve signed up to 22seven, linked your accounts, and have your most recent transactions neatly categorised in the app. Now what? Well, now would be a good time to start budgeting. 

No Fun Shopping
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Save money by shopping where it’s no fun

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.

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6 easy ways to save more without living less.

When most people think of saving money, they think it means frugality, thriftiness, cutting down on stuff. In short: less fun. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

How to use 22seven
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Different people use 22seven for different things.

22seven isn’t all things to all people, but it is lots of things to lots of people. Here are some of the ways to use 22seven that you may not have thought of.

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No money, no cry – part 2.

Could we live without money at all? Yes, according to some, and we probably should: we’d be better off.

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3 things they don’t tell you about owning a home.

Guest writer Deep Fried Man has recently bought a house. Nice! But, he discovered, it’s not all as glamorous as its cracked up to be. He makes some observations about home ownership that we don’t consider until we own a home.

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Money is a lot like food.

And spending is a lot like eating. A lot of us feel lousy when we spend/eat too much. Then again, sometimes we’re really pleased about what we spend/eat. Here are two ways you can feel less bad and more glad about what leaves your wallet/enters your stomach.

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How I saved R2000 per month.

I never used to put much thought into the way I spent my money. I never planned or monitored anything. I knew more or less how much I spent on certain things every month and I thought that was all I needed. A vague idea of where my money went. It’s pretty amazing, then, that… Read more →

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FIFA World Cup 2014: What impact does it have on Brazil’s economy?

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is officially upon us and football fans around the globe are getting ready for an intense month filled with FIFA madness and the chance to see their country reign supreme in the biggest sporting event in the world. But how does the FIFA World Cup really affect a… Read more →