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Closet Smart

June 17, 2013

Are you guilty of this? Buying things simply because they are on sale, buying things because the price is really, really low or buying things because they are “in fashion” even though they do not suit you or your body type? The plan is: Be Frugal but do not buy clothes based on Price Tag. […]

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Get your Family out of Debt

November 10, 2012

It’s easy & difficult to get into debt. Financial services companies suggest you borrow only enough than you can reasonably expect to repay. But sometimes unexpected expenses can make it more difficult to climb out of debt to get you back on track. Some people stay in debt because they’re not sure what to do. As […]

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Budget Meals…

October 12, 2012

…that taste good and go far. OSTRICH BURGER This is one of the higher end budget meals but is a healthy alternative to your usual Red Meat meal as Ostrich is an extremely low fat meat. Make it healthier by using wholewheat rolls. Main Ingredients 5 rolls 125 ml chakalaka 3 tomatoes, sliced 2 baby gem lettuces […]

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10 Easy ways to save money

July 14, 2012

Here are 10 more Easy tips to save money (visit http://familytreasures.co.za/2010/04/10-fun-ways-to-survive-the-recession to see 10 Fun ways to survive the recession) Shop at a farmers / local market. The items available are more affordable and are  usually healthier & preservative-free! Eat in and only go to restaurants when it is a very special occasion. If you work, bring […]

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Birthday Budgets

February 1, 2011

Teaching your children how to use money wisely is one of the best life skills that you can teach them. Giving them a “Birthday Budget” is a great way to teach your children how to live within their means. For your child’s next birthday, tell them that they can spend X amount on their entire birthday. They […]

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10 Fun ways to survive the recession

April 9, 2010

I know the recession has affected most of us in one way or another. I think it has also been a blessing as it has brought some families closer together. For others it has not been so rosy. So I thought I would share some fun ways  to “survive” the recession: Watch out for deals on things […]

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