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Below we're sharing 3 cornerstone tips on how you can build a healthy budget together as a couple!

Have you ever walked down to Savings avenue and Budget street? We hope so. If you’re not familiar with them, don’t fret. Many South Africans are not too high on proper savings and budgeting skills. This is why have create a simple budget tool and cash flow tool that can help South Africans improve their monthly cash flow situation.

What makes it even worse, is that your actual budget and projected budget barely ever match! We previously shared a super simple monthly budgeting tool with you. If you've used that (or any other budgeting tool), it's time to see how well your budget meets your actual spending amounts.

We see tons of articles talking about good debt versus bad debt. But, not so many on how this is applicable for young people entering the workforce. The reality is, young employees are faced with a lot of choices and temptations! Most have just finished studying and are starting a new work. Usually, this means new-found financial freedom in the form of income!

Whether you’re new to credit scores or already have a “less than squeaky clean” report, these tips will help you learn about and manage your credit record.

In this series, we've tackled the credit health topic, helping you understand all things credit! In this post, we're looking at how the MyFincheck Credit Score Tool will help you build a better financial future!

In this post, we're looking at common misconceptions and questions people have about their credit scores.

By managing your credit profile effectively, you can ensure your image and profile is kept to a high level of quality and is viewed favourably by lenders or other organisations when they decide whether to lend to you.

In this post, we'll dig a bit deeper into your credit report and where all this information comes from!

Simply put, a credit score reflects a score summary of all your financial decisions. It is often used by lenders, such as home loan and personal loan companies, to make accurate decisions on whether they should lend to you or not.