When should you stop paying for your kids?

After being a Money Coach ™ for almost two decades I thought I had heard it all when it comes to financial relationships in the family. I was running a workshop for a group of social workers that provide pre-marital counseling to newly-weds because they

Know your rights, get help when you need it

As a consumer, you have rights when you purchase a product from a retailer – including any products or services you buy from a financial services company. We take a look at what kind of recourse you have from companies and individuals if you’re unhappy

Podcast: The mindset of the wealthy

Being able to manage your finances and debt effectively is the key to a healthy savings routine. In this series of podcasts, The Truth About Money Team looks at different types of financial issues you may be facing and explores solutions to tackle them. Have

6 email mistakes you might be making

Email is the primary business communication tool around the world. The total number of email accounts is expected to rise from nearly 3.9 billion accounts in 2013 to over 4.9 billion accounts by the end of 2017. Business email is expected to account for 1.1

Save energy, save money

According to the City of Cape Town’s Environmental Resource Management, leaving a light on in an empty room overnight, uses the same energy as it takes to make 1000 cups of tea! Did your mind just do a back flip over that stat? Because ours

To buy or to rent?

In this current economic climate, it’s hard to gauge whether making a purchase on a property is better than renting. It’s all very relative as not everyone has immediate access to cash which is obviously the dream. If you have R2 million in cash and