Want to improve your financial situation? Listen here

The past three years have been hard on our pockets and many of us are broke as is illustrated by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) 2020 Baseline Financial Survey that showed that all indicators of financial literacy in consumers had decreased, including ‘financial control’.
It seems that we have lost financial control of our lives as we sink deeper into the debt trap. What do we do now? The simple answer is to stop digging when you are trapped in a hole, but getting financial control back is not that easy.
Listen to Ina Opperman and Claire Klassen, Consumer Financial Education Specialist at Momentum Metropolitan, chat about what financial control is, how much financial control is really in our hands and how we learn financial control.
13 Feb English South Africa Business · Business

Other recent episodes

Can you return goods you do not like?

Can you return goods you do not like? This is a question consumers often ask when they hear about the section in the Consumer Protection Act that says you can return goods and get your money back. However, it is not that simple. The fact that you do not like…
26 May 9 min

When can you claim your money back?

Did you know that you cannot always claim your money back when you return something you bought? The Consumer Protection Act determines when you can claim a full refund and when you cannot. Listen to Ina Opperman unpack the provisions of the Act to learn when you can insist on…
15 May 7 min

When you buy online, these are your rights

Did you order something online that was not delivered? Or was something delivered that did not remotely look like what you thought you ordered? Listen to the latest Moolah Matters with Ina to find out what your rights are.
8 May 10 min

Everything you should know about guarantees and warranties

Consumers often wonder if guarantees and warranties mean the same thing. Listen to this week’s podcast to find out if they are indeed the same. The words guarantee and warranty are often used interchangeably to mean that a buyer of a product or service will have recourse if there is…
21 Apr 9 min

What are your rights if your car is stolen from the workshop

Do you ever get that sinking feeling when you leave your car for service or repairs at a workshop that you might never see it again? Not really, because the people who work there will look after it for you. However, this is not always the case and sometimes cars…
17 Apr 9 min