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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.

Filing your tax return every year can be a daunting experience. What’s more, seeking tax advice can often be a costly endeavour in itself. At Moneybags, you’ve got free access to tax advice from personal finance experts who will help you to take the stress out of managing your tax returns and payments.

The aim of Moneybags is to provide you with valuable money saving tips and our advice has assisted countless people in making sizeable savings each month. Moneybags is a collection of tried and tested financial wisdom which allows you to learn from the experience and research of both experts and people just like you. No matter what your fiscal situation you’ll find valuable information which will enable you to plan ahead and make the most of opportunities.

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Why does my medical insurance go up every year?

Every year, your medical aid premiums increase. Moneybags explores this matter, and what can be done to reduce these costs.
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Sick leave and your rights

What you, as an employee, need to know about sick leave and your rights.
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Are you financially secure if you become disabled?

Angelique Ruzicka looks at the likelihood of falling into financial difficulty from being unable to work as a result of a disability and asks what people can do to ensure they are adequately covered in the event of sudden illness or depression.
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Make money off your spare space with Wahi

Do you have a spare space that is just sitting there? In the current tough economy, many people cannot afford to waste money on things like commercial or residential space that is not being used. While Airbnb is a platform allowing people to rent out their spare rooms, or in some cases their whole house, a South African start-up is opening this up to the commercial area too. Taking its meaning from the words ‘get’ in Swahili and ‘space’ in Maori, Wahi focuses on giving South Africans the opportunity to become earners and entrepreneurs.
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Tips to surviving retrenchment

We take a look at some tips for you to survive potential retrenchment.
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10 questions to ask yourself before starting your own business

With the rise of inflation and increase in the cost of living, making ends meet isn’t easy. For this reason, many are leaning towards entrepreneurship.
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How to protect yourself from cold calls and texts

Receiving cold calls (more formally known as direct marketing) is a pet peeve for many people. Pushy and sometimes rude call centre staff who just won’t take ‘No’ for an answer. Moneybags journalist Jessica Anne Wood finds out how you can protect yourself from those pesky cold calls and texts.
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The cost of immigrating to Australia

Angelique Ruzicka interviews Sam Hopwood, managing director of Sable International Australia to find out the cost and other requirements involved in moving to the land down under.
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The best bank savings account rates

Moneybags writer, Alina Hardcastle compares savings account to see which of the four banks offer the highest interest rate with the lowest fees.
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Where to look for jobs online

Gone are the days when you had to go through a recruiter or hunt through the wanted ads of a newspaper. The current work and job environment is much easier to navigate through the use of online career portals. Moneybags journalist Jessica Anne Wood looks at where you can look for jobs online.
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