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Making Black Friday and Cyber Monday work for you!

Would you like to know how to use Black Friday and Cyber Monday to your advantage, in the easiest way possible? It will help you to save on Christmas gifts or help you save more for your end of year Holiday by spending less on what you really need. How do you know what you […]

Closet Smart

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. […]

Christmas Shopping

With just 11 days until Christmas, I thought I would share some tips on how to do that (sometimes) dreaded Christmas Shopping. I love Christmas, it is a beautiful time of the year where everyone is generally a little nicer, kinder and reflective…however, shopping for those Christmas “Prezzies” can be quite a task! Firstly, set […]

Get your Family out of Debt

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. […]

Budget Meals…

…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 […]

10 Easy ways to save money

Here are 10 more Easy tips to save money (visit https://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 […]

Birthday Budgets

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 […]

10 Fun ways to survive the recession

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 […]

Soccermom aupair & transport franchise opportunity

Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town Franchises already sold! Following the implementation of Soccermom’s innovative business initiative, and its success in helping many families with transport throughout Gauteng, the company is looking to expand its business into the rest of South Africa, by franchising nationwide. Soccermom is offering the opportunity to potential franchisees to own and […]