How To Buy A New Car and Not Get Screwed

There’s some excellent advice in this 6 minute presentation by Rob Gruhl. Basically its a summary of the best approach to take when on the hunt for a vehicle. I especially like the part about getting your own finance – not relying on the dealer – it just makes sense and should save a bunch […]

TV Chairman Epic Fail [Financial Collapse Dept]

In perhaps the most fitting tribute to the shaky world economy, Chairperson of the Finance Portfolio Committee, Nhlanhla Nene, is brought down to earth.

The Global Financial Crisis for Dummies

If you want the lowdown on what exactly has happened in the global economy to cause the panic and strain we’ve been seeing over the past few weeks in finance markets worldwide, you could do a lot worse than the following links: In The Giant Pool of Money, This American Life producer Alex Blumberg teams […]

Where to get a free credit report

Financial woes abound during this period of worldly financial turmoil. In addition to this, people across South Africa are being forced to hand back their big, expensive vehicles, with tears in their eyes at their inability to make the next payment. Some have even lost huge sums of money on purchases that have simply become […]

Motor Finance Corporation (MFC) Sucks

If you’re looking for MFC’s Contact Details, click here. (And good luck!!) Image via Wikipedia So here’s a letter which I sent on Friday to all the email addresses I could find at MFC (motor finance corporation) following their ghastly service. Email addresses included: epienaar@mfc.co.za (address no longer exists), Jaco Kruger – jkruger@mfc.co.za (read at […]

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