Did you know debt increases your stress levels? I love my financial freedom

Three years ago, Izimangaliso Malatjie was among the first contestants to sign up for City Press’ Money Makeover. She turned her finances around... read more

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Until death do us part suddenly: How a widow picked up the financial pieces

Here’s how a widow with three young children managed to pick up the pieces both financially and emotionally after the sudden death of her spouse... read more

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From security guard to property entrepreneur. How Howard secured his business for the future

By professionalising his room-to-let business, Howard created a base for a successful company – and along the way he saved almost R200 000 in... read more

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Money Makeover - Enter now!

The Absa/City Press Money Makeover Challenge is now open for applications. There are only six places available, so only the most committed... read more

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Samke ditched her debt and changed her life. Here’s how you can do it too

The third Absa/City Press Money Makeover kicks off early next year and the call to enter is out. Here’s how it works. Each year, six readers are invited to sign up for a... read more

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Be financially inspired by this all-woman cast

In this final edition of Money Makeover, we recap our contestants’ journeys and hope that they inspire you to work towards your own financial freedom.

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Shocked Samke wins Money Makeover

This weekend, the five City Press and Absa Money Makeover candidates – Nkosi, Amanda, Samke, Thuli and Tamsin – gathered at the Munro Boutique Hotel in Houghton for the... read more

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Your child's education or your retirement?

If you haven’t planned for your children’s tertiary education or you have cashed in your retirement funds along the way, there are probably insufficient funds to meet... read more

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