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4 Things I learned while shopping!

I learned these 4 things when I didn’t do online shopping. Due to technical issues, I have had to post this blog unedited. Please forgive the grammatical errors. On a Facebook group I belong to, the topic of budgets came up and we started talking about the cost of groceries.  I have already worked out my […]

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How old is it?

What does the expiry date really mean? The food monitoring people require companies to have expiry dates on their products to protect us. It doesn’t always work. So what do those labels mean? Food life SELL BY: This is actually not for the consumers but lets the retailers know how long something could be on […]

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What are you wasting money on?

What did you waste your money on this week? There are so many things that we all do everyday to save money, but there are also things which we do, without realising we are wasting money. This week I looked into the cost of electricity. It was very difficult to find the exact cost of […]

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Envelope Budgeting- money management for everyone

What is envelope budgeting? It is basically dividing your money into different envelopes marked with different categories. When you receive your salary/wages, pay your regular bills online. For example: Rent/bond; Water & Lights; Rates & Taxes; DSTV; Medical aid; Insurance; school fees/ child care if it is over R1000; etc. Then take what is left over and […]

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Do you know where you are going?

Are you going out tonight? On a Wednesday night I teach a jewellery making class.  We started talking about this new blog and how it was about – among other things – saving money.  One of my students mentioned something I have never heard about. It is called The Entertainment Book. This is apparently something […]

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I own my kitchen, do you?

I own it! The importance of simply staying in control of your kitchen cupboard and the freezer, can’t be emphasized enough in helping you stay in control of your budget. Kitchen Inventory I am following a blog called storage solutions 101 and in it the writer, Taylor Spalding Flanery, wrote about decluttering your house and […]

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