5 Ways to Recognise Emotional Spending

Emotional spending, also known as retail therapy, is a common behavior that many people engage in without even realizing it. It’s the act of using shopping to cope with emotions, whether it be stress, sadness, loneliness, or even happiness. While it may provide a temporary boost, emotional spending can have serious consequences for your financial well-being. In this article, we will explore ways in which you can notice if you’re spending emotionally and offer practical tips to curb this habit.

Black Friday Deals

With a few weeks to go before Black Friday 2022, retailers in South Africa are gearing up for a big weekend, kicking off the annual festive shopping season. Black Friday traditionally runs from 25 November, but major retailers like Game, Shoprite and Woolworths are already letting slip what shoppers can expect on the day.