Finance & Saving

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8 savvy ways to cut costs in your SME

Increase your chance of business success by following these tips

Many small business owners are so focused on keeping their head above water and making sales that the task of lowering overhead costs often gets pushed to the bottom of the to-do list.

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What is credit life insurance and do you need it?

Be honest … do you always read every word of the fine print in the contracts you sign? You probably have this type of insurance and don't even know it.

One thing to look out for when you’re signing for any kind of credit - retail store cards, credit cards, personal loans, vehicle finance and home loans - is credit life insurance.

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A bright future ahead for the township property market

Kasi property is booming and the time to buy is now

Townships now boast significant developments and the building of malls and shopping centres also boosts the market.

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Bright ideas

Cut down on your energy bill

You can consciously control the amount of electric light you use, which can reduce your energy bill quite a lot.

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Own your own home!

Take advantage of the buyers' market and use FLISP to purchase your first property

Getting your foot in the property door is now a reality for many first-time buyers and with the help of FLISP, many are well on their way to owning their very own home.

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Evaluating your risk

Is your business home-based and do you have proper insurance cover?

Running a business from home is a convenient choice for many entrepreneurs. It gives you flexibility and precious family time and helps to keep overheads low.

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Rent to Own - The Pros and Cons

Business finance and Management

The “rent to own” option of purchasing items has gained strength in South Africa over recent years, and allows us the option to purchase these much-needed items in spite of being short of cash.

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Investment scams and how to spot them

Protect yourself and your hard-earned money

Each year, thousands of people lose millions of rands in investment scams.

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Secure your financial future with a tax-free savings account

Making your money grow faster

You may think you need a lot of money to start investing on the JSE, but even if you start small your money can grow over time.

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The cash flow conundrum

by Spotong

There is more than sufficient funding for business in South Africa