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    FNB credit card interest rate

    That's ridiculously low, my CC interest rate is 10.75%, but my home loan rate is 5.75%. It doesn't really matter to me, but I should probably ask for a review.
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    Buying my first house

    Make sure you shop around when applying for your homeloan and play them off against each other, a lower interest rate will save you a staggering amount of money. There will be many unexpected expenses, make sure you have a reasonable amount of money saved/available. Things like moving, replacing...
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    Tips to Boost your eBucks - 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021

    I applied for a bond last year, not through nav->home and was pleasantly surprised to receive eB96k a few months later.
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    MTN Can't Provide ITC Number On New Phone

    Something similar happened to me with Vodacom a few years ago. My phone needed to be repaired, but somehow they had no record of it despite an active contract and the IMEI number being on said contract. The "helpful" consultant didn't even bother to report back on this leaving me to follow up.
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    Surprised @ suppliers

    It only makes sense if you're reselling and even then you need volume. We often ordered batches of servers from one supplier and got decent discounts, but because that's all we really bought it often made little sense to buy things from other suppliers where we got almost no discounts.
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    FNB Ebucks, or the new Disovery Bank Vitality Money

    So it's not viable unless you also have medical aid through Discovery?
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    A little information needed about credit.

    Credit is a powerful tool if you use it correctly. A simple example is dumping your salary into your bond and using whatever credit facility for your monthly expenses. As long as you're disciplined and settle in full each month it doesn't cost you anything and saves interest on your bond. Credit...
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    Fibre router suggestion

    Pretty pointless when the WAN port is only 100Mb/s.
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    Fibre router suggestion

    It might not apply in this case, but what if your Internet connection speed is more than 100Mb/s?
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    Fibre router suggestion

    Interface 4 10/100Mbps LAN ports 1 10/100Mbps WAN port No Gigabit ethernet?
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    SAA business rescue plan in deep trouble

    They were delivering medical supplies.
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    New rules for jogging and cycling outside under level 4 lockdown

    Any mention of masks being required while running or cycling?
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    Tips to Boost your eBucks - 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020

    Ignore what I said, I was definitely wrong. I should probably pay closer attention to my banking fees :ROFL:
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    Tips to Boost your eBucks - 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020

    To clarify, if you have a Cheque/CC bundle and you switch to Fusion you will then have to pay for the Fusion account and CC separately. The Fusion account by itself is only slightly cheaper than the bundle price.
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    Tips to Boost your eBucks - 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020

    Just remember that you'll have to pay for the credit card separately.
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    Ethernet Cables - Cape Town

    I'll hold off on rearranging my "office" for now, hopefully restrictions will be slightly less draconian after next week.
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    Ethernet Cables - Cape Town

    Where can I find premade Ethernet cables in Cape Town, Cat5e, at least 5m long. Takealot seems to be selling networking equipment, but no cables.
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    Tyre Sealent SEAL

    I'd rather know if a tyre's been damaged, rather than have it self destruct completely when the hidden damage gets bad enough.
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    noise on Asus Xonar MKII

    I had the same issue and after a lot of troubleshooting it turned out to be noise on the shared ground. In your case it seems that poorly shielded USB ports are a more likely cause though. Have you tried the sound card and speakers on a different PC or laptop?
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    Internal Hard Drive Casing

    Now would also be a good time to start making backups, it could just as easily have been the HDD that failed.