Bolt boosts e-hailing safety with passenger SOS button

E-hailing service Bolt, which operates in more than 35 towns and cities across South Africa, has boosted its focus on safety by introducing an emergency response button for passengers. The SOS button, located within the Bolt app's Safety Toolkit, enables passengers to...

Consumers win as tech transforms SA property market

You're getting ready to buy a house. You don't call an estate agent, or start driving around neighbourhoods looking for "for sale" signs. More likely, you sit down at your computer and begin the house hunt online. And, once you've done a couple of virtual tours and...

Be cautious when selling your car privately

Lockdown has had a major effect on the finances of many South African households. To reduce expenses, some households will consider selling their car, particularly if it is a second vehicle and doesn't get much use, or to downgrade. Often, the option of selling a car...

Make your money work for you

It's hard to go a day without hearing an advertisement encouraging you to save, or pointing out that consumers need to make their money work for them. What these advertisements all too often neglect to spell out, is just how someone can save when they are living from...