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What is a building loan and how does it work?

With a building loan you can build or renovate your dream home.

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What is a building loan and how does it work?

With a building loan you can build or renovate your dream home.

How loans work

Everything you need to know about loans, what they cost, and how to apply.

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How loans work

Everything you need to know about loans, what they cost, and how to apply.

Why do banks increase or decrease your credit limit?

Credit limits relate to your credit record, and how you manage your account.

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Why do banks increase or decrease your credit limit?

Credit limits relate to your credit record, and how you manage your account.

4 things to consider when choosing a credit card

A credit card lets you do so much more than buy what you need on credit.

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4 things to consider when choosing a credit card

A credit card lets you do so much more than buy what you need on credit.

Should you get a payday loan?

Monthly ‘payday loans’ can be costly – an overdraft might be a better solution.

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Should you get a payday loan?

Monthly ‘payday loans’ can be costly – an overdraft might be a better solution.

What does your credit report say?

It may seem scary to read it, but knowing it can help you manage your debt.

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What does your credit report say?

It may seem scary to read it, but knowing it can help you manage your debt.

Why having an NHBRC builder is essential

Building? Renovating? Hiring an NHBRC-registered professional’s a no-brainer.

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Why having an NHBRC builder is essential

Building? Renovating? Hiring an NHBRC-registered professional’s a no-brainer.

Don’t be fooled: small interest rate hikes do hurt

Be aware of the knock-on effect of this year’s interest rate hikes.

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Don’t be fooled: small interest rate hikes do hurt

Be aware of the knock-on effect of this year’s interest rate hikes.

3 ways a credit card can make your life easier

Your card’s a powerful tool offering you more than easy access to credit.

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3 ways a credit card can make your life easier

Your card’s a powerful tool offering you more than easy access to credit.

4 times it makes sense to pay with your credit card

Impulse buys don’t work when you’re under financial pressure.

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4 times it makes sense to pay with your credit card

Impulse buys don’t work when you’re under financial pressure.

If you’re a student, can you get a credit card?

Yes, you can. Start building your credit record while getting what you need now.

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If you’re a student, can you get a credit card?

Yes, you can. Start building your credit record while getting what you need now.

Your Nedbank credit card means Nu Metro discounts!

Enjoy 50% off when using your card to book movie tickets at Nu Metro.

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Your Nedbank credit card means Nu Metro discounts!

Enjoy 50% off when using your card to book movie tickets at Nu Metro.

6 perks your cheque or credit card gives you

With all the safety, convenience and benefits of cards, cash is no longer king.

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6 perks your cheque or credit card gives you

With all the safety, convenience and benefits of cards, cash is no longer king.

Should you get a personal loan or a credit card?

The decision is a bit like choosing between a motorbike and a car.

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Should you get a personal loan or a credit card?

The decision is a bit like choosing between a motorbike and a car.

How to reduce your credit card charges

Don’t you hate it when you’re charged unexpected fees on your accounts?

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How to reduce your credit card charges

Don’t you hate it when you’re charged unexpected fees on your accounts?

Small business stories to inspire you

Catch our SABC1 show on entrepreneurs rebuilding SA: Together, Beke le Beke.

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Small business stories to inspire you

Catch our SABC1 show on entrepreneurs rebuilding SA: Together, Beke le Beke.

Yes, you can start saving for retirement in your 20s

It’s the last thing on most 20-something’s minds. But here’s why it should be.

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Yes, you can start saving for retirement in your 20s

It’s the last thing on most 20-something’s minds. But here’s why it should be.

What’s the fastest way to double your money?

Forget get-rich-quick schemes. Rely on planning, time and compound interest.

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What’s the fastest way to double your money?

Forget get-rich-quick schemes. Rely on planning, time and compound interest.

The best time to start saving money is now!

Before you say you ‘can’t afford’ to save, consider why you can’t afford not to.

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The best time to start saving money is now!

Before you say you ‘can’t afford’ to save, consider why you can’t afford not to.

8 ways to invest R500 a month wisely

The secret to saving money is not to think too much about it. Just start doing it.

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8 ways to invest R500 a month wisely

The secret to saving money is not to think too much about it. Just start doing it.

The future of credit cards

Digital solutions are changing how way we spend. But plastic is here to stay.

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The future of credit cards

Digital solutions are changing how way we spend. But plastic is here to stay.

Why your credit card interest rate matters

An key consideration about credit cards is the interest rate you’ll be charged.

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Why your credit card interest rate matters

An key consideration about credit cards is the interest rate you’ll be charged.

Master your credit score on the Money app

As a client, you can now check your credit score on the app for free.

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Master your credit score on the Money app

As a client, you can now check your credit score on the app for free.

Is it worth having income protection insurance?

See why getting income protection could be the best financial decision you ever make.

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Is it worth having income protection insurance?

See why getting income protection could be the best financial decision you ever make.

Why you need insurance on your loan

Do you wear a seatbelt when you’re in a car? Do you keep your front door locked at night? For your own safety, we hope you do.

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Why you need insurance on your loan

Do you wear a seatbelt when you’re in a car? Do you keep your front door locked at night? For your own safety, we hope you do.

South Africans: Always quick to help

July’s riots were devastating, but brought us together to start rebuilding.

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South Africans: Always quick to help

July’s riots were devastating, but brought us together to start rebuilding.

Riot damage and looting – check your insurance

Sasria offers the only cover for riot damage, but you may already have it.

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Riot damage and looting – check your insurance

Sasria offers the only cover for riot damage, but you may already have it.

Easy ways to support a cause close to your heart

Nedbank finds ways to help you support worthy causes at no cost.

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Easy ways to support a cause close to your heart

Nedbank finds ways to help you support worthy causes at no cost.

3 strategies to pay off your credit card debt

Far from being a sign that you can’t manage your money, credit is simply one of many tools you can use to make the most of your household finances.

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3 strategies to pay off your credit card debt

Far from being a sign that you can’t manage your money, credit is simply one of many tools you can use to make the most of your household finances.

How to maximise your Greenbacks rewards

Ever mad lifestyle changes that demand discipline and getting rid of old habits?

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How to maximise your Greenbacks rewards

Ever mad lifestyle changes that demand discipline and getting rid of old habits?

Understanding your credit card costs

Knowing what you pay to use a credit card helps you manage it better.

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Understanding your credit card costs

Knowing what you pay to use a credit card helps you manage it better.

2 credit card magic tricks to pay less

It can get you out of trouble, but also be used for everyday or online shopping.

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2 credit card magic tricks to pay less

It can get you out of trouble, but also be used for everyday or online shopping.

Use your credit card to build your credit score

Follow these simple steps to improve your overall debt position, as well as your credit score, just by using your credit card.

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Use your credit card to build your credit score

Follow these simple steps to improve your overall debt position, as well as your credit score, just by using your credit card.

Credit cards – the ultimate payment solution

You can get far more out of your credit card when you know how.

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Credit cards – the ultimate payment solution

You can get far more out of your credit card when you know how.

Get more out of your Amex credit card

Not all credit cards are created equal. Few others compare with Amex.

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Get more out of your Amex credit card

Not all credit cards are created equal. Few others compare with Amex.

How to get loan consolidation right

If you’ve heard of loan consolidation and wondered what it’s about, here’s a 2-minute explainer.

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How to get loan consolidation right

If you’ve heard of loan consolidation and wondered what it’s about, here’s a 2-minute explainer.

When loan consolidation makes sense

Are you drowning in a sea of debit orders each month that leaves you stressed and disoriented? You’re not alone.

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When loan consolidation makes sense

Are you drowning in a sea of debit orders each month that leaves you stressed and disoriented? You’re not alone.

Should you get a second loan?

You need to know how to judge when another loan makes sense.

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Should you get a second loan?

You need to know how to judge when another loan makes sense.

3 steps to cope with a cash crunch

When money suddenly gets tight, you need to act fast.

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3 steps to cope with a cash crunch

When money suddenly gets tight, you need to act fast.

How a loan is tailor-made to your specific needs

Here’s how we take your measurements to get the perfect fit.

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How a loan is tailor-made to your specific needs

Here’s how we take your measurements to get the perfect fit.

5 costly credit card mistakes

Your credit card makes life so much easier, but don’t fall into these traps.

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5 costly credit card mistakes

Your credit card makes life so much easier, but don’t fall into these traps.

Can you get a loan? Should you get a loan?

A loan can be the help you need. Here’s what to consider before you apply.

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Can you get a loan? Should you get a loan?

A loan can be the help you need. Here’s what to consider before you apply.

Opening your first real bank account

Unlocked.Me helps give you a great start to adult money management.

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Opening your first real bank account

Unlocked.Me helps give you a great start to adult money management.

Claim these WFH tax deductions

Been working from home? There are expenses you can claim on your tax return.

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Claim these WFH tax deductions

Been working from home? There are expenses you can claim on your tax return.

Real Difference: how loans change lives

Change the way you see debt. Managed properly, a loan can make your life better.

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Real Difference: how loans change lives

Change the way you see debt. Managed properly, a loan can make your life better.

Study this to qualify for a student loan

Madiba said education’s the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.

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Study this to qualify for a student loan

Madiba said education’s the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.

5 ways the National Credit Act protects you

The NCA enforces fair treatment when you borrow money.

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5 ways the National Credit Act protects you

The NCA enforces fair treatment when you borrow money.

Look out for these extra costs when buying a home

Monthly home loan repayments are not the only costs you face.

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Look out for these extra costs when buying a home

Monthly home loan repayments are not the only costs you face.

How long does the bank keep ATM CCTV footage?

CCTV footage may help if you’re scammed at an ATM, but report it immediately.

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How long does the bank keep ATM CCTV footage?

CCTV footage may help if you’re scammed at an ATM, but report it immediately.

5 reasons you shouldn’t draw cash on your credit card

Sometimes it can be tempting. Here’s why it’s a bad idea.

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5 reasons you shouldn’t draw cash on your credit card

Sometimes it can be tempting. Here’s why it’s a bad idea.

A lack of money shouldn’t stop you chasing your dreams

Used correctly, a loan can improve your life. Read these true stories...

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A lack of money shouldn’t stop you chasing your dreams

Used correctly, a loan can improve your life. Read these true stories...

A day in the life of a loan application

Here’s what happens after you apply...

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A day in the life of a loan application

Here’s what happens after you apply...

When is the right time to buy a home?

Before you decide to buy, do some research on the property market.

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When is the right time to buy a home?

Before you decide to buy, do some research on the property market.

How to calculate what size home loan you can afford

Paying for something over 20 years? Best be sure about the numbers.

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How to calculate what size home loan you can afford

Paying for something over 20 years? Best be sure about the numbers.

Debt should be a helping hand, not a worry

There’s a science to the art of making debt work for you.

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Debt should be a helping hand, not a worry

There’s a science to the art of making debt work for you.

Home improvement: get an in-store Nedbank loan

Cooped up in your crib? Join the global revival in lockdown home upgrades.

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Home improvement: get an in-store Nedbank loan

Cooped up in your crib? Join the global revival in lockdown home upgrades.

Can you get a student loan for online study?

Financing your future in the world of repeated lockdowns.

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Can you get a student loan for online study?

Financing your future in the world of repeated lockdowns.

The curious case of the Covid-19 property boom

Zoomtowns, and new opportunities for first-time buyers and second homes...

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The curious case of the Covid-19 property boom

Zoomtowns, and new opportunities for first-time buyers and second homes...

Rates versus levies: don’t get confused

It all comes down to the kind of home you buy.

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Rates versus levies: don’t get confused

It all comes down to the kind of home you buy.

3 ways to reap the benefits of record-low repo rates

The SARB cut the repo rate to 3,50% in 2020, the lowest it’s been since 1973.

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3 ways to reap the benefits of record-low repo rates

The SARB cut the repo rate to 3,50% in 2020, the lowest it’s been since 1973.

Don’t overcapitalise if you build or renovate

Avoid spending spend more on your home than it will eventually be worth.

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Don’t overcapitalise if you build or renovate

Avoid spending spend more on your home than it will eventually be worth.

You’re ready to house-hunt – where do you start?

Follow these steps, and stay on top of the process.

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You’re ready to house-hunt – where do you start?

Follow these steps, and stay on top of the process.

What to know before you apply for a home loan

Being informed makes house-hunting easier.

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What to know before you apply for a home loan

Being informed makes house-hunting easier.

So you’ve found the home you want – what now?

Finding a dream home takes time. Being prepared means you can act quickly.

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So you’ve found the home you want – what now?

Finding a dream home takes time. Being prepared means you can act quickly.

What do you need to qualify for a home loan?

Being fully informed and prepared is the only way to apply.

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What do you need to qualify for a home loan?

Being fully informed and prepared is the only way to apply.

How do you know your home will keep its value?

Your home is not only your family’s safe haven, it’s also an investment.

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How do you know your home will keep its value?

Your home is not only your family’s safe haven, it’s also an investment.

Should you buy your own home?

With interest rates at historic lows, here’s what you should think about...

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Should you buy your own home?

With interest rates at historic lows, here’s what you should think about...

Why switching your home loan may be a smart move

Want to save on the total cost of your home loan? Here’s how...

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Why switching your home loan may be a smart move

Want to save on the total cost of your home loan? Here’s how...

Budget better with 3 lessons from 2020

Saving money in the good times helps you through the tough times.

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Budget better with 3 lessons from 2020

Saving money in the good times helps you through the tough times.

Upgrade your space to #WFH

Working from home is now a reality for many of us. If you’re fortunate enough to have the space, it is a good idea to create a dedicated home office.

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Upgrade your space to #WFH

Working from home is now a reality for many of us. If you’re fortunate enough to have the space, it is a good idea to create a dedicated home office.

Battling to make a loan repayment? Talk to us!

We are always here try to find the best solution for you.

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Battling to make a loan repayment? Talk to us!

We are always here try to find the best solution for you.

Understand how your credit card budget facility works

A credit card is a fantastic financial tool that offers you flexibility and choice you can’t easily get anywhere else.

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Understand how your credit card budget facility works

A credit card is a fantastic financial tool that offers you flexibility and choice you can’t easily get anywhere else.

Should you take a loan to settle other debts?

Stay on top of what you owe by simplifying your loans into a single loan.

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Should you take a loan to settle other debts?

Stay on top of what you owe by simplifying your loans into a single loan.

3 reasons your loan application is turned down

Your affordability, financial behaviour and history all play a role...

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3 reasons your loan application is turned down

Your affordability, financial behaviour and history all play a role...

Ideas to turn your small living space into a great home

When you have limited space, it’s time to get creative.

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Ideas to turn your small living space into a great home

When you have limited space, it’s time to get creative.

Getting a lower interest rate on your loan

Ever wonder how lenders come up with the rate you’re offered?

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Getting a lower interest rate on your loan

Ever wonder how lenders come up with the rate you’re offered?

Banking reimagined post-pandemic: go digital

Covid-19 has forced us to accept, and embrace, new ways of banking.

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Banking reimagined post-pandemic: go digital

Covid-19 has forced us to accept, and embrace, new ways of banking.

Get smart: use your bonus to pay off your credit card

Why it’s better to get rid of your credit card debt than go on a spending spree.

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Get smart: use your bonus to pay off your credit card

Why it’s better to get rid of your credit card debt than go on a spending spree.

9 ways to motivate your kids to save

It’s never too early to teach your kids good money habits.

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9 ways to motivate your kids to save

It’s never too early to teach your kids good money habits.

6 ways to stay productive while distance learning

Keeping your head in the game when moving to online learning isn't easy.

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6 ways to stay productive while distance learning

Keeping your head in the game when moving to online learning isn't easy.

Create a budget to make better money choices

Budgets don’t stop you spending. They help you make better decisions.

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Create a budget to make better money choices

Budgets don’t stop you spending. They help you make better decisions.

5 ways to future-proof your finances

Planning for the unexpected safeguards your lifestyle.

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5 ways to future-proof your finances

Planning for the unexpected safeguards your lifestyle.

4 tips to stick to your budget

Having a budget is 1 thing, sticking to it is another. Take inspiration from these spending habits.

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4 tips to stick to your budget

Having a budget is 1 thing, sticking to it is another. Take inspiration from these spending habits.

It IS possible to save while studying

It isn’t easy to save on a shoestring budget. But starting early brings it’s rewards.

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It IS possible to save while studying

It isn’t easy to save on a shoestring budget. But starting early brings it’s rewards.

Multiple loan applications can hurt your credit score

Shopping around for a loan could hurt your credit score, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t compare interest rates.

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Multiple loan applications can hurt your credit score

Shopping around for a loan could hurt your credit score, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t compare interest rates.

What you need to know about credit card security

Your credit card is far more than a piece a plastic that you haul out when you have a financial emergency.

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What you need to know about credit card security

Your credit card is far more than a piece a plastic that you haul out when you have a financial emergency.

Easily calculate the loan amount you can afford

The key to being successful in your loan application is to be realistic. Which doesn't mean you can't dream.

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Easily calculate the loan amount you can afford

The key to being successful in your loan application is to be realistic. Which doesn't mean you can't dream.

A great way to get better credit card rates

Want to cut down on your monthly credit card repayments? Here's a trick that's not widely known, even though it's handy:

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A great way to get better credit card rates

Want to cut down on your monthly credit card repayments? Here's a trick that's not widely known, even though it's handy:

3 steps to a good credit score

A bad credit score isn’t the end of the world. You can rebuild it to get credit in future, and better interest rates.

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3 steps to a good credit score

A bad credit score isn’t the end of the world. You can rebuild it to get credit in future, and better interest rates.

6 tips to smarter debt management

If the monthly stress of paying accounts on time is wearing you down, it’s within your power to change this.

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6 tips to smarter debt management

If the monthly stress of paying accounts on time is wearing you down, it’s within your power to change this.

How the repo rate affects your pocket

The repo rate has a very real impact on our lives. If you have credit, you’re affected. If you’re saving, you’re affected.

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How the repo rate affects your pocket

The repo rate has a very real impact on our lives. If you have credit, you’re affected. If you’re saving, you’re affected.

Calculate the total cost of your loan

A personal loan sounds like a great way to buy today what you can only afford tomorrow. After all, why save until next year for that dishwasher, if you can buy it on special today?

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Calculate the total cost of your loan

A personal loan sounds like a great way to buy today what you can only afford tomorrow. After all, why save until next year for that dishwasher, if you can buy it on special today?

If you must borrow, what’s the right loan for you?

Under normal circumstances, you would turn to a credit provider to finance an asset like a home or a car. But what should you do when circumstances are not normal?

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If you must borrow, what’s the right loan for you?

Under normal circumstances, you would turn to a credit provider to finance an asset like a home or a car. But what should you do when circumstances are not normal?

What to do if you're stressed by debt

Millions of South Africans are out of work, or earning less as a result of Covid-19, and now face some tough choices.

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What to do if you're stressed by debt

Millions of South Africans are out of work, or earning less as a result of Covid-19, and now face some tough choices.

What you need to know about your credit score

You might think you have more urgent problems to worry about than your credit score. But you shouldn’t ignore it.

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What you need to know about your credit score

You might think you have more urgent problems to worry about than your credit score. But you shouldn’t ignore it.

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