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Tips from fellow boodlers on saving money over the festive season
Tips from fellow boodlers on saving money over the festive season
January 05, 2016

The great thing about living in a community is that you can benefit from the good ideas and experience of other people. With this in mind, last week we asked our readers to send in tips for saving money over the holidays.…

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Don’t call it a dream, call it a plan
Don’t call it a dream, call it a plan
December 30, 2015

“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming after all is a form of planning.”- Gloria Steinem.…

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Get ahead with a little career planning
Get ahead with a little career planning
December 29, 2015

According to a recent article salaries are increasing at a slower rate than a year ago. At the same time nothing is getting any cheaper with the cost of living constantly increasing.…

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How to keep the kids occupied at home over the holidays
How to keep the kids occupied at home over the holidays
December 23, 2015

“Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” The Grinch.…

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Best last minute shopping tips
Best last minute shopping tips
December 21, 2015

There are just a few days left to Christmas, but instead of putting your feet up and watching Elf you’re trying to ward off the feelings of panic as you picture showing up for Christmas lunch empty-handed?…

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Make a checklist and other tips for carefree travel
Make a checklist and other tips for carefree travel
December 17, 2015

The world is a complex and ever changing place. That’s probably the main reason why most people like to travel - to experience the rich diversity of life in different countries and the interesting things that could happen to you when you are overseas.…

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Great things to do in Johannesburg over the festive season.
Great things to do in Johannesburg over the festive season.
December 15, 2015

If you haven’t already, you should definitely congratulate yourself on getting to the holidays. And I wouldn’t judge you if you wanted to sit around in your pyjamas and watch bad TV all day long.…

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Making next year better starts now
Making next year better starts now
December 09, 2015

Have you ever wondered who Murphy was? You know the guy from Murphy’s Law “Whatever can go wrong will, and at the worst possible time”? We’ve all had those days – when everything goes wrong.…

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Things you wish your parents had taught you about money
Things you wish your parents had taught you about money
December 07, 2015

There are many amazing things my parents taught me - how to value reading, my family, and to try and keep a sense of humour even when it feels like everything is crashing down around me.…

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Christmas gift ideas that make memories
Christmas gift ideas that make memories
December 05, 2015

So this blog is about Christmas gift ideas that make the most out of your life – collecting memories as opposed to things.…

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