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Motivating your teenager in preparations for examinations

  • April 16, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Parents are often just as stressed, as their teenagers are when it comes to preparing for and writing examinations. Books and articles on the subject...

Electronic vs. Manual Breast Pumps: Which Works For You?

  • April 2, 2019
  • Breastpumps and Beyond
Many people debate over whether they need an electric or manual breast pump. Truth be told, there is no right side to this discussion. Both...

Single parenting financial tips

  • February 27, 2019
  • Hero Life
Being a parent is challenging enough, but when you’re doing it solo, you have double...

The What-We-Need-To-Breeze-Through-2019 for Busy Parents

  • February 14, 2019
  • Hero Life
You’re a parent. Got any spare time? No? We didn’t think so. Since we know...

Financial planning tips for parents

  • January 21, 2019
  • Hero Life
School holidays are long gone and the reality of live is slowly but surely setting...

4 Mistakes couples make about money

  • January 7, 2019
  • Hero Life
The reality is that finances, if not properly managed and understood by each partner, can...

A poem for Christmas

  • December 19, 2018
  • Hero Life
I had a friend who had alot,  And very happy she was not. Then she...

Smart and practical gifting ideas for this holiday season

  • December 4, 2018
  • Hero Life
You’ve made that gift list and checked it twice … and you just can’t see...

Teaching your kids about money

  • November 29, 2018
  • Hero Life
We previously touched on how, as a parent, we need to get our thinking right...

Your 12- month DIY financial planning guide

  • November 6, 2018
  • Hero Life
We are fast approaching the end of the year  and it’s usually that time of...

Millennial parents understand the need for life insurance

  • October 24, 2018
  • Hero Life
Let’s be honest, millennials  continue to and already have changed the world for the better....

The things our kids really need don’t need to cost…

  • October 5, 2018
  • Hero Life
As young parents, we often worry about our kids’ early development. We want to give...

Everything you need to know about a will

  • September 18, 2018
  • Hero Life
September is National Wills Month, so it’s a good reminder to draw one up if...

New Parents' Guide To Life Insurance

  • September 7, 2018
  • Hero Life
What to remember about life insurance when your a parent?   When you hold your...

5 Tips for managing those financials of a Hero family

  • August 29, 2018
  • Hero Life
There is no doubt that by bringing a new little person into the world is...

Parents, let’s get our thinking right when it comes to…

  • August 2, 2018
  • Hero Life
Figuring out what is important, allows us to focus and live the lives we really...

The quick and easy financial checklist for new parents

  • June 21, 2018
  • Hero Life
Taking your first steps to put the financial basics in place for your family can...
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Motivating your teenager in preparations for examinations

  • April 16, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Parents are often just as stressed, as their teenagers are when it comes to preparing for and writing examinations. Books and articles on the subject...

Why climbing a tree is better than watching a screen…

  • April 8, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
It is all over the news! How much screen time is too much for young children?  What is it about this age of technology and...

Electronic vs. Manual Breast Pumps: Which Works For You?

  • April 2, 2019
  • Breastpumps and Beyond
Many people debate over whether they need an electric or manual breast pump. Truth be...

Bonitas – not another Loyalty programme

  • March 2, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Members of Bonitas Medical Fund will now have access to free lifestyle vouchers as well...

Single parenting financial tips

  • February 27, 2019
  • Hero Life
Being a parent is challenging enough, but when you’re doing it solo, you have double...

The What-We-Need-To-Breeze-Through-2019 for Busy Parents

  • February 14, 2019
  • Hero Life
You’re a parent. Got any spare time? No? We didn’t think so. Since we know...

Financial planning tips for parents

  • January 21, 2019
  • Hero Life
School holidays are long gone and the reality of live is slowly but surely setting...

4 Mistakes couples make about money

  • January 7, 2019
  • Hero Life
The reality is that finances, if not properly managed and understood by each partner, can...

A poem for Christmas

  • December 19, 2018
  • Hero Life
I had a friend who had alot,  And very happy she was not. Then she...

Smart and practical gifting ideas for this holiday season

  • December 4, 2018
  • Hero Life
You’ve made that gift list and checked it twice … and you just can’t see...

Teaching your kids about money

  • November 29, 2018
  • Hero Life
We previously touched on how, as a parent, we need to get our thinking right...

How to teach kids the value of money

  • November 15, 2018
  • Kaboutjie
Raising your children to be money smart is an essential skill that will benefit them...

Your 12- month DIY financial planning guide

  • November 6, 2018
  • Hero Life
We are fast approaching the end of the year  and it’s usually that time of...

5 Healthy habits to pass onto your kids

  • November 6, 2018
  • Kaboutjie
All parents want their children to grow up with healthy habits. However, the only way...

Millennial parents understand the need for life insurance

  • October 24, 2018
  • Hero Life
Let’s be honest, millennials  continue to and already have changed the world for the better....

The things our kids really need don’t need to cost…

  • October 5, 2018
  • Hero Life
As young parents, we often worry about our kids’ early development. We want to give...

How to open a bank account for your child

  • September 24, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Your children might already be familiar with piggy banks as a savings tool but, as...

Everything you need to know about a will

  • September 18, 2018
  • Hero Life
September is National Wills Month, so it’s a good reminder to draw one up if...

Raising Money-Smart Children is Every Parent’s Responsibility

  • September 10, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
“Money doesn’t grow on trees.” How often did you hear this saying when as a...

New Parents' Guide To Life Insurance

  • September 7, 2018
  • Hero Life
What to remember about life insurance when your a parent?   When you hold your...

5 Tips for managing those financials of a Hero family

  • August 29, 2018
  • Hero Life
There is no doubt that by bringing a new little person into the world is...

Should you insure your baby?

  • August 6, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Now that you have a baby bump, you don’t need any other bumps in the...

Parents, let’s get our thinking right when it comes to…

  • August 2, 2018
  • Hero Life
Figuring out what is important, allows us to focus and live the lives we really...

Why new moms must re-look insurance needs before baby arrives

  • July 6, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Expecting a new baby is always an exciting time, particularly for first-time moms who are...

What new parents need to know about life insurance

  • July 6, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Who Needs Life Insurance? Becoming a parent is an exciting, often scary adventure. Long before...

Pregnancy: Taking care of your nutritional and financial needs

  • June 27, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
By 1Life You’ve finally taken steps to confirm the reason behind your weird cravings, unexpected emotional...

The quick and easy financial checklist for new parents

  • June 21, 2018
  • Hero Life
Taking your first steps to put the financial basics in place for your family can...

Bargain hunting: Knowing beforehand what is on special saves money…

  • June 19, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
June is a month that is packed full of celebrations. It’s a month that features...

Hidden costs & their impact on study options

  • June 13, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Grade 12s should already be well into researching their study options for 2019 and should...

Affordable Life Insurance For Young Parents

  • May 18, 2018
  • Hero Life
When you’re a young parent with a full plate of responsibilities and a host of...

Four money lessons to teach your child

  • May 17, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Given how important financial skills are to navigating life, it’s surprising that schools don’t teach...

How to Budget for That Unexpected Pregnancy

  • February 6, 2018
  • Kaboutjie
An unexpected pregnancy can bring upon a slew of emotions.  Should you feel excited?  Should...

When to cut the financial helping hand for your children

  • October 12, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
By Winnie Kunene, money psychologist and trustee on the board of Truth About Money – a 1Life initiative As...

Teaching Your Child How to Save

  • September 6, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
By Thami Cele, Head of Savings & Investments, at Absa Retail and Business Banking To...

Raising financially smart kids

  • April 5, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
Type ‘teaching children about money’ into a search engine and most of the information you’ll find makes...

A Practical Way of Teaching Children about Money

  • February 4, 2016
  • Parenting Hub
Here is an easy-to-manage tool to help your children learn about money?  Each time they...

How Does Debt Counselling Work?

  • September 22, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
Debt counselling is the process of assisting consumers who have debt related problems. With the...

Should Kids Get An Allowance?

  • June 11, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
One thing that parents do is connect chores with allowance.... bad move! But they think...

How a bespoke Last Will & Testament will save your…

  • April 29, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
Take a moment. ....Now take a deep breathe.  Imagine that was your last.  Nightmare! You can’t...

Reduce Stress by Sorting Out Your Finances

  • April 5, 2014
  • Mia Von Scha
The majority of parental problems that I see in my practice are exacerbated by stress,...

Teaching your children the value of money

  • November 8, 2013
  • Parenting Hub
Teaching our children to be responsible with their finances is essential as financial habits are...

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