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How to avoid boxing day madness

With everyone capitalising on the extra holiday after Christmas, it’s the ideal time for family outings. But what if you were hoping for calm, ocean waves and the occasional singing bird? Where should you go if you want to avoid the “outdoors-city”? Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, suggests the following do’s and don’ts for boxing day madness.
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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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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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Don’t fall victim to cash robberies

Cash robberies in shopping malls are becoming the norm in South Africa. But what can you do to protect yourself if this happens while you are out and about. Angelique Ruzicka asks how you can protect yourself while out and about conducting your banking business.
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South Africa’s changing fashion landscape

Moneybags journalist Jessica Anne Wood looks at the changing fashion landscape in South Africa. In light of so many international brands pulling out of the country, we speak to Pär Darj, H&M’s country manager for South Africa about the company’s plans for expansion.
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10 Father’s Day deals to take advantage of in 2017

Father’s Day is on Sunday. For those of you who haven’t already bought a gift for the No. 1 man in your life, Moneybags has found ten deals that you can take advantage of.
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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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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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Top 10 Mother's Day deals

We take a look at 10 awesome Mother's day deals for you to take advantage of.
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Easter specials 2017

With the chocolate filled Easter festivities around the corner, Moneybags writer, Alina Hardcastle, rounds up a few Easter specials to accommodate those celebrating on a budget.
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Dealing with noisy neighbours can be infuriating. This week Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, had a look at the health and legal implications thereof.

star Get a a free cappuccino every Monday morning when you buy a Brekkie crunch wrap at KFC. For just R26.90 you can treat yourself to a scrumptious breakfast.

If building your own burger in all it's saucy juicy glory is your thing then head down to the build a burger capital, Rocco Mamas and enjoy their 3 limited edition burgers and pay between R75 - R85. Think 2x 100g beef smash, rocco mayo, bacon etc.

Recently Capetonians joined doomsday preppers in hoarding water supplies. Moneybags journalist, Isabelle Coetzee, spoke to a survival instructor to find out how much should really be spent on preparing for disaster.

Drop by Folk Cafe for some thirst quenching special. Buy one and get one Cluver and Jack cider everyday between 2pm and 7pm.

Breastfeeding is both beautiful and natural -  or so they say. However, it could also mean rock-hard painful breasts, leaking through breast pads and spraying milk as you’re trying to get your baby to latch. Especially if you’re one of those women who have a surplus of breast milk.

The average cost of a wedding these days can rack up anywhere between R200 000 and R400 000. This is more than some students’ tuition fees for the entire four-year span – just for one day!

star Get six munchkins when you buy iced coffee at Dunkin' Donuts. You can choose from any of these flavours; caramel, hazelnut and vanilla. Price starts at R22 and the offer is valid for a limited time.  Visit their store in Cape Town for more information. T&Cs apply.