Tag: money

  • How to make your money s-t-r-e-t-c-h

    How to make your money s-t-r-e-t-c-h

    Everything has gone up, and by everything, I mean EVERYTHING. I have read a lot of posts asking for tips and ideas on how to increase income or make budgets stretch. Just recently a mom said that she would go to the shops with R300 and bring barely anything back home. Now is the time…

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  • Becoming a Financially Savvy Mom

    Becoming a Financially Savvy Mom

    When our children are born and we look at their sweet, innocent faces; we want to give them the world – and that is a good thing! However, we must ensure that in ‘giving them the world’ we are not modelling unwise financial choices. Sumayya Davenhill, Head of Marketing (M&G Investments) said the following: As…

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  • Get your Family out of Debt

    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.…

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  • 10 Easy ways to save money

    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…

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  • Birthday Budgets

    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…

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  • 5 Things you should teach your children about Money!

    5 Things you should teach your children about Money!

    1. Save Learning to save is probably the most important thing you can teach your child about money. It not only teaches them to put something away for a ‘rainy day’ but it also encourages children to save for an expensive item instead of buying it on credit. There is only one way to save –…

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