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​The current condition of the South African economy is almost like a house of cards with multiple linkages in between – it will either remain standing or it will tumble down. Is there something you can do as a citizen to boost the South Africa economy and see economic recovery?

Social grants are, as you might already know, money given by our Government to an individual or group to pay for something that is needed, or that is helpful to the outcome of a specific situation. Are they sustainable within the current economic state?

In the 2016 Budget speech, the South African Government affirmed its commitment to the SA economy as plans to close the gap between spending and revenue and the implementation of a blueprint for stronger economic growth is underway. Is this a commitment that will take SA higher?

​Among the sin taxes that the South African government places on commodities such as alcohol and tobacco, you can now include a sugar tax. What does this mean for every day South Africans?

Fincheck got some insight from the great minds at Credit Ombud. This interview provides information around consumer credit, protecting yourself and if need be, finding help. All trending topics!

The credit bureaus in South Africa perform an essential role. They are necessary for a fair and reasonable credit market. According to the National Credit Act they are

Duplum means double, or perhaps double the trouble in the case of interest on loans. Literally translated, in duplum means 'double the amount'.

Whether you’re applying for your first loan, or if you’ve had more than a few, it can always be a daunting process. Thus off we go, looking for the best advice and tool

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Have you ever been in a pickle? Perhaps your geyser burst? And to top it off there was more month than money. A Pay Day lo