I don’t know about you my dear readers (I have just finished watching Bridgerton on Netflix, can you tell), but this year has only just begun, and I am already feeling overwhelmed with all the changes that have been happening, especially in my household. Unfortunately, the company I was working has closed due to COVID […]
My column is going to be a bit different this month as it is all about a topic that I have been thinking about quite a bit lately so I have decided to share it with you – MINIMALISM I have to admit that I tend to be a bit of a hoarder. I blame […]
Does this sound like any of you, or is this just me? I go to the shop just to buy milk, rolls or bread and end up coming home with a basket full of goodies… I just don’t seem to have the willpower to not buy a few “other things” I think I want or […]
Hi everyone, do you use loyalty cards when you shop? If not, you are missing out. In this column I am going to give you some information about the loyalty cards available in South Africa. Unfortunately we as South African’s don’t have things such as clipping coupons and other amazing money saving programmes that they […]
Hi all. I have decided this month’s column is going to be information about “teaching your children about money” because let’s face it, it is a very important skill to learn and the earlier you can teach your kids about money the better. My kids are 8 and 12 years old and I really wish […]
By the time this column is published we will be well into Lockdown Level 1 which means we can again start having parties for our kids – with all the proper precautions of course! What this also means is that our budgets are going to be stretched even further than they already are, so this […]
Over the last few column’s I have been chatting about budgeting, cost-effective meals, saving money on groceries etc. As you can see I am concentrating on food and meals quite a bit as I think that is the part of the budget that you can “play around with” in terms of trying to save money, […]
Last month my column was all about budget friendly meal ideas and recipes. I hope it was helpful! If you missed it, you can still read it here In this month’s column I am going to talk about great ways to stretch your food budget as well as how to stretch your meals, so they […]
I thought although this was not in my original “money saving” ideas it is very pertinent to what is happening at the moment and as such I have decided to write about ways to save money during this period of Lockdown/Covid-19 pandemic.
In the last article I touched briefly about budgeting and if you are serious about saving money then setting up a monthly budget is something that is particularly important to do. The reason being is because you need to know and understand where your money is going every month otherwise how you are going to find ways to save it!