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Here's what happens when a tourist drives into your car

Driving in Mzansi is not for the faint-hearted - now can you imagine a driver who is a tourist in South Africa having to adjust to our roads? It's not always an obvious thing, but very often we are sharing our roads with tourists who experience driving very differently to us in their respective country. There are a number of accident cases daily, some of which may involve drivers that are not from South Africa and are merely here on holiday or business trips. Question is, what happens next? H

Balloon payments: don't get carried away

So you've decided that it's time you got your own 4-wheeled baby or upgraded your current one to something better… you know what you want and nobody can stop you, right? Well when it comes to buying a car, there are a number of different factors to consider - one of the biggest being finances. It is very important to think about affordability when buying a car, which includes your monthly repayments and running costs. Dealerships and finance houses have taken into consideration the depth

A 'love note' from the authorities

You're driving along and doing best to 'stay in your lane' until you reach your destination, when suddenly there're blue lights flashing at you and an officer signalling you to pull over - a feeling many of us know all too well. Panic sets in almost immediately, whether you've done something wrong or not. Before you know it, you're handing over your driver's license and getting checked for outstanding fines - or if you're unlucky, you're being handed a pricey "love-note" from the authorities. H

4 things millennials need to know about insurance

The process of growing up is one that cannot really be avoided, even more so the responsibilities that come with it. Adulting*, as most millennials will call it, comes with often overlooked tasks - like getting insurance. You're at the stage where you're getting your own car, place, furniture etc. Nobody really wants to think about the worst case scenario when it comes to their valuables, however getting insurance is more than just that - it's ensuring that you have a recovery plan when things

Insuring your varsity-bound child

With the year well on its way, schools have opened and tertiary institutions are welcoming their students back. If you have a child going off to study, chances are they have some valuables that they are taking with them. How many of us have actually considered what will happen should these items get damaged or lost/stolen? Insurance is there to assist you to get back to the same position you were in before the damage or loss of your valuables. Often, insuring the items your child takes with the

MiHeart - Shaping tomorrow's leaders

"We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future" - Franklin D Roosevelt Very often it is said that the future is in the hands of the youth, the leaders of tomorrow; and for us to shape the future, we need to begin by moulding the very youth carrying it. As part of MiWay's core business values, we have taken the initiative to get involved with communities and extend our support in the development of township schools. We take pride in investing our ti

Culture eats strategy for breakfast

Business lesson # 2: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast" - Peter Drucker The first time I read the above quote, I was slightly baffled. Surely, building and sustaining a competitive advantage in the business world depends on the ability to produce a winning strategy? Surely, a clear, differentiated strategy provides the direction for a team to channel their energy? Surely, without strategy a team won't know where they're going and they won't know when they've arrived? In my experience, str

5 ways to stick to your resolutions this year

The year is already in full swing, and many of us have set resolutions for ourselves.. However, not all of us have been as successful as others at sticking to them. When you set your 2017 resolutions, you were a bubbling ball of positivity. Motivation quickly dies down once the "resolution" hype is over. So how do you keep your good intentions going when this happens? Here a few tips: One at a time! You may be eager to get it all done and dusted, but that's a quick recipe to burnout for most.

11 (legit) ways to earn extra bucks...

The stress that comes from financial strain carries over beyond January - it can be a year-long headache. Whether you're looking to ease the Jan-U-Worry pressure or simply trying to get more bucks in your pocket, there are many ways to eliminate the financial stress by earning an extra income. Here are some ideas you can tap into and work your way into having more money at the end of the month: Freelance with your skills - use the skills you already have to earn you extra cash. Just be sure to

Cheap isn't always (good) enough

With January being the month where there is more month left at the end of our money, many of us are on the hunt for bargains and ways of cutting costs where we can. Often times we make the mistake of cutting corners where we shouldn't - and end up in a pickle when the times comes to get real value for money. We all want affordable things, more so if it's cheap - but is cheap always best? Before you start cutting the wrong costs and chasing after cheaper deals, consider these options on how you

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