Archive for March, 2010

Do Not “Pawn” Your Rights!

By Trishika Veeragudu (Attorney) @ Lucid Living “With the economic downturn weighing heavily on consumers, most unregistered pawnbrokers were making a killing out of vulnerable consumers because most of them were not registered or regulated” according to Thami Bolani, chairman of the National Credit Forum. Related Posts:Big Banks Engage In Reckless CreditConstitutional Court Ruling May […]

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Home Loans: Are Banks Helping You or Themselves?

Is this new offer a response to assist financially distressed consumers? ABSA’s slick public relations would certainly have you believe it is. However, scratch the glossy paint work and the rust is revealed or in this case, the real motivation for the new home loan offer.

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Get Parenting: Entertaining the Kids

Neal McKenna (Guest Writer) @ Lucid Living It’s official! The South African Education Department has officially announced that the 2010 winter school vacation will be extended until after the FIFA World Cup. Wisely, they have opted to nip pupil and teacher truancy in the bud by allowing everyone to be absent. Good news on some […]

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Financial Football

Av Randolph Samuel @ Lucid Living™ Ever wondered about what happens off the soccer pitch? By that I mean the preparation that the team goes through before any match. A team’s performance (win or lose) on the field is a direct result of their preparation. Sir Alex Ferguson (Manager of Manchester United) was quoted saying “winning […]

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