Tag Archives: moneysmart

Travel on a Budget

Winter, the old hag, is starting to rear her ugly head here in South Africa. This makes us dream of vacation getaways to luxurious, warm places like Thailand, Mauritius or even the fireplace on granny’s farm (no need to dream … Continue reading

Posted in High Five Moment | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

5 Commandments of Shopping

If Moses came down the mountain with the commandments in modern times, I wonder if the tablet he’d be carrying would be an android or an ipad3. Would there be a 10 commandments app we could all download? If Trevor … Continue reading

Posted in Girl Talk | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Take Back the Power…Saving Electricity.

“Do you have neighbours? Do you have extension chords? Tired of paying too much for electricity….?” April is the month of Savings on moneysmart, so my latest column has to do with saving costs on power. Legally. ;-)  The cost … Continue reading

Posted in High Five Moment | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Save Water, Shower with a Friend

My latest column for moneysmart: Gone are the days of old when people bathed once or twice a month, and were sewn into their underwear to survive the cold of winter. I think I can speak for all of our … Continue reading

Posted in High Five Moment | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Surviving the Petrol Price

Being a single girl in these trying financial times, I hear a lot of talk about ‘sugar daddies’- but I can buy my own sugar. What I need is a “petrol daddy”. Petrol is skyrocketing faster than it did when … Continue reading

Posted in Girl Talk | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What Music Style is your Spending?

My latest moneysmart column: What if your financial spending style was like a musical stereotype? Lets delve into the world in my mind of MTV, line dancing, radio hits and dollar bills, yo. Hip Hop and Rap You are all … Continue reading

Posted in High Five Moment | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

moneysmart column: Budgucated

My latest column on moneysmart was all about reflecting on the budget challenge that I took part in. If you didn’t notice the #budgetchallenge hashtag this week, or the multiple moneysmart Facebook posts asking for votes, popping up everywhere, then … Continue reading

Posted in High Five Moment | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Budget Challenge

So, many of you may or may not have noticed the hashtag #BudgetChallenge popping up on twitter the last week. It’s the latest thing by moneysmart. They are running a ‘challenge’ where we have to ‘budget’ for a week (see … Continue reading

Posted in High Five Moment | Tagged , | 1 Comment

22seven vs moneysmart. Smarter..? Smartest..?

So there’s been a bit of an explosion on the social media lately as everyone applauds or laments this new money management platform: 22seven. Its awesomely funded launch has seen a huge buzz rise up from all the who’s who … Continue reading

Posted in Awesomeness | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Money: Stupid to Smart.

Posted in Awesomeness | Tagged , , | Leave a comment