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Buying a new car

Buying a new car

I’m looking at buying a new car sometime in the next year or two as mine is over 10 years old and not as comfortable as I’d like. In fact, my partner and I have started doing more road trips…

Business bank accounts

Business bank accounts

If you’re read my post on how to run a side hustle you’d probably remember that I speak about opening a separate bank account for your business. This is quite easy and affordable if you’re operating as a sole proprietor…

Universal branch code

Universal branch codes

In the past we used to always have to know our individual bank branch code in order to receive payments from people. These days though all banks use a universal branch code which means that we just provide our account…

FIRE in South Africa

FIRE in South Africa

Last updated on 21 October 2021 If you’re following any personal finance blogs and accounts, you’ve probably heard of the FIRE movement. That is, Financially Independent, Retire Early. You have probably wondered whether it’s really possible to FIRE in South…

What is Bitcoin cash

What is Bitcoin cash?

Up to now I have only ventured out of my comfort zone and invested in the mainstream cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum. I have however noticed that the Luno app also has one called Bitcoin cash, and that got me wondering…

How to buy ethereum

How to buy ethereum

Last updated on 17 September 2021 So here I am as a mid 40-year old searching online for how to buy ethereum. But wait, how do I even spell it? It is “etherium” or “ethereum”. (Apparently it’s the latter, after…