How to Build Your Brand and Create Wealth – Part 2

If you haven’t read Part I, check it out here. Scared Money, Don’t Make Money One of the mistakes people make is that they don’t want to invest in themselves.  Instead of making an investment to grow, they strive to do everything themselves in order to save a rand.   In fear of spending any money, they …

Building Your own Brand and Creating wealth – Part One

This year I’m learning one of the most important lessons I think one could learn – The importance of building YOUR own brand – for your business and for an abundant life. Here are some of the things I’ve learnt thus far: Understand Your Network Matters I’m sure you have already heard the phrase – …

Create an Ergonomic home office without breaking bank

More of us than ever are working from home because of COVID-19, and that means we need to make our home offices safe, healthy places to work. These tips can help you make inexpensive adjustments to your work space to stay productive and injury-free. When you get into a car to drive it for the …

How to be more charitable without spending money

As English author John Bunyan once said, “You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” The concept of doing something for someone who cannot repay you goes by a variety of different names. Some call it generosity; others say goodwill and some might call it philanthropy. But …

AFFORDABLE SELF CARE IDEAS FOR BUSY BEES

No matter how busy you are, your income level or what stage of life you’re at, there’s ONE thing you absolutely must incorporate into your life. And that is self-care. Without self-care, you can spend your life perpetually stressed, sick, and exhausted. The act of prioritizing yourself, taking care of yourself, showing yourself the same …

8 ways that you can start reducing expenses today

As I entered “the real world”, I knew money management was important, but I convinced myself that there was a time and place for all of that in the future. You know…once I actually had money. It never occurred to me that making good use of the money I had now, would be the key …

The 48-Hour Personal Finance Makeover (FREEBIE Alert!!)

Organizing your personal finances. There are few tasks more daunting, especially if you’re currently juggling personal debt, bonds and loans, and making ends meet while also building savings. (So…most of us?!) Regardless of where you are in your career and life, you’re capable of taking charge of your money. You can set goals. Build savings. …

12 Interview Tips to Impress

So, you’ve got a job interview coming up and you need some tips on how to nail it. It’s normal to feel a bit nervous, but if you put the time in to practice, you’ll stand head and shoulders above the other candidates. Ready to get started? Bring your A game with these 12 interview …

Creating a Financial Plan for Yourself that actually works

Before we discuss creating your own financial plan, you’ll need to know what a financial plan is. What Is a Financial Plan? It’s the process of setting goals and thinking through the steps it will take you to reach them. Remember: Each person’s financial plan looks different, depending on their short-term and long-term financial goals. …

How long should I keep my Business Financial records?

Since most businesses deal with more than just the owner, there will be more record retention. Also, most business record retention requirements are more stringent. Some records deal with the business, some deal with the customers, some deal with the employees, and some deal with the the South African Revenue Services (SARS). Below are some …