What you'll learn
As people move through different stages of their lives, they are faced with different financial challenges and choices, and will need different kinds of financial education support.
This section of the website aims to create awareness of the issues that consumers may face and provide information on the type of financial information they should seek.
Once you have completed your schooling, college or university studies, you need to make some important financial and life decisions. You need to think about what you want in life. Having goals and a plan will help you create the life you want for yourself – right from day one.
Changing careers or even being retrenched or losing your employment are possibilities that should always be considered when planning your finances.
Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life. While nothing can quite prepare you for the changes about to happen, one area that you can get a handle on is your finances.
Whether living with your partners or getting married comes with financial challenges and risks. By planning your finances together, you can make sure that both your needs are met and avoid problems later on. The key is sharing the decision making. Divorce is also very difficult on people and their finances. Read more here
If you are fortunate enough to be in a position to purchase a care, it is important to do some research so that you don’t financially over-extend yourself.
Similarly, buying your first home is a major decision that takes planning, research and careful budgeting.
Starting a business
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Funerals form an important part in our cultural life. In many cases, families spend far more than they can actually afford to bury their loved ones, resulting in debt situations that they can ill afford. Often, over-spending and falling into a debt trap is done to keep up social appearances. Planning for funerals requires objectivity and knowledge and should not be emotion driven.