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HOW TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN A LEGAL STOKVEL, PYRAMID AND ILLEGAL PONZI SCHEME

Originally Stokvels were referred to under the term “stock fairs”, a practice dating back to the 19th century by English settlers in the Eastern Cape …

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CONSUMER SURVEY

Research is being conducted to obtain feedback about the Money Smart Week South Africa (MSWSA) platform, to obtain information about the efficiency of the digital …

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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SHOPPING!

The ‘feel good’ psychology of buying is linked to the release of dopamine in the human body. Sales with the retail space specifically target these …

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DON’T LET BLACK FRIDAY LEAD TO “BLACKLISTING”!

Black Friday fever is here; Consumers are cautioned against making reckless spending decisions and are encouraged to be responsible spenders this Black Friday. Consumers should …

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STAY VIGILANT THIS FESTIVE SEASON – DON’T BECOME A VICTIM

As we are approaching a time to celebrate and enjoy the festivities, this is also unfortunately an opportune time for criminals to take advantage of …

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Non-life (Short-term) insurance: Managing your insurance during lockdown.

The government has recently eased restrictions and moved the country to level 1. This means that more businesses have re-opened and have started operating. There …

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Low Interest Rates-Taking advantage of lower interest rates

The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have financially constrained many consumers. To stimulate much needed economic growth and help already cash-strapped consumers, the South …

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Surrender of Goods, Repossession and Bank Assisted Sales: What does it all mean?

The impact of COVID-19, and the ensuing financial crisis, will have a lasting impact on society and business as a whole. Those who are unable …

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