1 December 2021
Written by: Nonjabulo Sikhakhane, MBA alumni
What comes to mind when you think of the festive season? A lot of people may say family, friends, food, gifts, holidays and lots of spending. The festive season has become the one period in the calendar year where people are allowed to make bad financial decisions all in the name of being festive. Instead of joining in on the festive season spending why don’t you work towards a festive saving?
The increasing fuel prices, job losses and inflation have been some of the challenges people had to deal with amidst the pandemic which is another reason why managing your spending during this season is important.
Three things to remember when drawing up your festive season shopping list;
As the year draws to a close let us approach the silly season with caution and prioritize saving over spending so we can unwrap the gift of saving in the New Year.