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Whether you’re looking for well researched and reliable saving tips or smart insurance and tax advice, Moneybags’ money hub will have what you’re looking for. This section is a collection of articles written and sourced by our writers to give you the tools to manage your money better.

For some, developing a personalised savings plan can seem like an insurmountable challenge. It is, however, an essential part of managing your money and planning for a rainy day. Moneybags will provide you with a host of articles and advice from professionals that will help you to develop a savings plan which will work for you.

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5 Gift ideas for kids under R500

How do you navigate satisfying your child on Christmas morning without breaking the bank? We look at gift ideas for children under R500.
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How much should you spend on Christmas?

With all the enthusiasm for a merry Christmas, where do you draw the line between spoiling yourself after a difficult year and drowning in debt for the year to come? Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, has a look at how much you should be spending this Christmas.
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Can you get medical aid if you have HIV?

Considering that 7.1 million South Africans were living with HIV in 2016, it’s not surprising that government spends up to R23 billion on programmes to improve the awareness and treatment of this disease. Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, has a look at how South Africans are affected and how medical schemes are involved.
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Black Friday: How you can avoid falling victim to card fraud

With a day away from some of the biggest annual sales in the South African retail landscape, ‘Black Friday’ is the buzz words on every shopper’s lips. But it's not just the rowdy shoppers you need to protect yourself against but cybercriminals who are lurking online and making concentrated attempts to target discount-hungry shoppers.
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Travelling this holiday? This is where you should go…

When choosing a holiday destination, the possibilities are endless. But in order to have a memorable experience, you have to choose a single destination. To help you decide, Isabelle Coetzee had a look at the most popular holiday destinations this year.
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New Zealand: beside the Land Down Under

Living abroad remains popular among South Africans, and some are even willing to renounce their citizenship. Isabelle Coetzee finds out how South Africans can become a resident beside the Land Down Under – New Zealand.
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Stranger investments entice South Africans

The investment menu typically consists of only bonds and stocks, but South Africans are increasingly realising there are alternatives to these traditional favourites – a special menu for those who dare. Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, has a look at these.
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Couple’s rocking the business world

When announcing your intent to go into business with a loved one, it’s wise to anticipate a mix of confusion and hesitation. As it turns out, your relationship will be ruined before you break even – or so rumour has it. But what if you and your significant other can pull it off? What if your business thrives because of your compatible personalities? Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, speaks to couples who have taken the challenge.
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Punishment for pirating content online

Along with the rest of the world, South Africans have discovered the perks of pirating online content. But what are the consequences of committing this crime? Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, finds out.
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Preparing for apartment hunting

During this time of year you need to give your current landlord notice if you’re interested in finding a new apartment. Once this is done, you join thousands of other candidates in the cut-throat race to find the ideal home.
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