In our blog you'll find a wide variety of Personal Finance articles along with updates on the general state of the finance market in South Africa and the UK. Useful reading that's easy for you to dip in and out of.
20th May 2020
If you use a bank to make international money transfers, you already know how expensive it can be. There are smarter and cheaper ways to transfer money and save some cash in the process.
13th May 2020
When R.E.M released a single titled “It’s the end of the world as we know it” in 1987 the world was quite different. The Covid-19 outbreak has severe consequences on the way that we live.
4th May 2020
Recently, Covid-19 scams have increased drastically. Action Fraud reported a 400% increase in coronavirus-related fraud in March. Here are some of the common Covid-19 scams and how to spot them.
4th September 2019
Generation X – or Gen X – are the most influential consumers in the UK. This may seem like a bold claim but this is based on a 2018 study by Experian.
Do you remember a time before smartphones? Updating your Facebook status meant getting to a computer, and the term "I'll Google it" wasn't something you did on the go.
7th February 2016
South Africans are feeling the financial pain after the Reserve Bank decided recently to hike the interest rates by 50 basis points from 6.25% previously, up to 6.75%.
31st January 2016
Holborn Assets believes that the slowdown in the global economy will remain soft and the implication will be felt on South Africa’s ability to recover from an anemic third-quarter growth of only 0.7%
24th January 2016
According to The Guardian, UK Prime Minister David Cameron could ban British expatriates from claiming tax credits for up to four years as part of a compromise agreement with the European Union.
17th January 2016
Currency exchange rate fluctuation can have a big impact on the expat life, especially if we take in consideration that the South African Rand was one of the world’s worst-performing currencies in 2015.