Blog posts in South African Economy

Fincheck began in 2016 so consumers could compare financial services products, and has taken over the full management and equity in FundingHub. This makes Fincheck the country’s biggest financial comparison site as well as the biggest lead aggregator having signed on 71 banks, lenders and insurers.

The 2019 budget speech has everyone, as always, piping up with tons of opinions. The reality is, it's another year with another speech and the most important news around the speech is that you need to adapt.

How many people do you know that do not use their money wisely? Too many. Unfortunately, the majority of those people are students and even young working adults. Most of the money misuses happen due to the lack of knowledge. What can you do differently for your kids?

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.

In the 2016 People’s Guide to the Budget, it’s noted that expanding access to post-school education and training remains a priority for Government in order to produce the skills necessary to fill jobs, and in turn, boost the economy on its road to recovery. Yet, it is funny to think that South Africa spends a bigger share of its gross domestic product on education than any other country in Africa, yet performance levels are lower than in many other countries on the continent. What will change?

Do you need to heal your credit score in South Africa? Your credit score rating in South Africa influences most of your financial applications. This is how you can improve your credit score in South Africa.

We trust every person has something they can take and use from this budget speech. Let's make it an open conversation for all South Africans, feel free to share, comment and talk to us about what you think!

It's now more important than ever to take control of your finances and build a better financial future with economic turmoil always around the corner.

It's more important than ever to take control of your finances and build a better financial future with economic turmoil always around the corner. This is one of our main reasons for building this tool and the Fincheck platform - to help South Africans be better prepared with their finances.

The aim, according to Minister of Finance, Pravin, Gordhan, is to introduce more people into the taxpaying system by getting them to participate in the economy.

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