Category Archives: Finance & Business

Is Your Work Environment Toxic?

Challenges at work are inevitable, and sometimes even positive things that help you to build resilience. When we have a bad day or a bad week it’s never fun and we may even resent our jobs a little, but we always push through and end up on the other side of things completely fine. However, […]

What’s the Deal With the Gender Pay Gap?

Hearing the phrase “gender pay gap” or “pay inequality” brings up a lot of different things for a lot of different people. It is a contentious issue that often gets caught up in heated political and ideological debates. Whatever your perspective on the matter, it’s important to bring awareness to this very real and negatively […]

How to ask for a raise during a pandemic

We all claim to be strong, independent and confident women, right? Well then why do we find ourselves completely traumatized when even thinking about asking for a pay raise. Did you know that men are four times more likely to ask for a promotion or pay raise then equally qualified women? Crazy right! Trust me […]

You’ve lost your job, now what?

Jeepers if this pandemic wasn’t stressful enough on its own, now we have to have the additional stress of a potential job loss. Can’t a girl catch a break? We know losing your job can be shocking and devastating. A lot of us tend to link our self-worth to the work we do. How can […]

Finance 101: Be in charge of your future

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected. Many of us have been hit hard personally as well as financially, and amid so much uncertainty, getting a handle on our money has never felt more important. Give yourself a pat on the back for making it through the year, and taking the […]

Getting festive without breaking the bank

The festive season is looming and our bank cards want to go into hiding! For most of us, it’s a really costly time of year. There is so much pressure on making memories with family and friends – we entertain, party, and spoil our loved ones, or even ourselves! You may be one of the […]

Get your side hustle going

A bit of extra cash is always welcome, and many of us are looking for opportunities to supplement our income.  Having an extra income stream has become a way of life for many, and there have even been instances where the side hustle has grown into a full-time business! While you are juggling a job, […]

Payment holiday over – what now?

Payment holiday over – what now?

If you were battling to pay your debts or rent over the past few months, you may have made use of a payment holiday, which was generally granted for around three months. This grace period has ended now, so you need to start paying in full again. Yet recent research shows that many South Africans […]

Entrepreneur of the Year® [Enter Now]

entrepreneur of the year

Mapalo, the author of ‘You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre-Rich’, has partnered with Entrepreneur of the Year® awards and shared the below video on her Instagram page to encourage all entrepreneurs to enter. Of course, we had to share with you and encourage any rubies who are entrepreneurs to enter too. Click here for the entry […]