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    Discovery bank Vs FNB

    I've been with FNB for 10+ years. Over that time I've had no real complaints. When I applied for a bond in 2019; they were only willing to offer me 50% - even though I had a good profile with them. Which I know means squat. Then there is the last few updates to their very bloated app - making it...
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    Macron orders France back into COVID-19 lockdown

    https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-10-28-macron-orders-france-back-into-covid-19-lockdown/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=First%20Thing%20Thursday%2029%20October%202020%20Uber&utm_content=First%20Thing%20Thursday%2029%20October%202020%20Uber+CID_ac997825dee519569ed12f1cea0f481b&utm_sourc...
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    My journey to renewable energy - Solar

    Hi all, At the start of this year, I made the decision that it's time to get off the grid as much as possible and reduce my reliance on old un-faithful, Eskom. I wanted a system that I could scale up and add PV panels as and when I needed. With the help of a good friend, we set out doing the...
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    Bridging the gap...

    I'd like to bridge the gap during load shedding. By this I mean the following in my house needs to run for a min of 4.5 hours 1. Plugs, 2. Lights, I don't need the pool pump, AC, geyser or stove to run during these times. I'd want a system that I can build on, over the years. Start...
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    Another investment thread...

    Hypothetically, if you had let’s say 100k in a savings account and were able to contribute 25k a month to it. How would you invest it better than just leaving it in a normal savings account? I hear FNBs money market accounts are decent. But is there anything better than that? The only...
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    Unabridged marriage certificate - where to apply?

    So, the wife (British citizen) and I have been married for a while now. When we were married the DHA issued us an A3 sized, printer certificate of marriage - however it does not say unabridged on it, so I assume it isn't. I'd like to get the unabridged one as quickly as possible and not have...
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    iPhone case - To cover up or go naked?

    Hey all, So, I got my iPhone 4s in August of this year and only two weeks ago, did I put a case on it. I am careful with the phone and have yet to have a mark on it. However, I decided due to it being an expensive phone, I should protect it. So, i bought a cheap case from the flea...
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