advice

  1. N

    Advice on investing R250K in the current market

    Hi guys, You know how if you could go back in time, how you would do things differently. Well need some wisdom from those that have traveled ahead. Currently in my late 20s, married, don't own a home/apartment atm, no debt except my wife's car and a macbook + iphone monthly. What would you do...
  2. S

    Pro's and Con's: buying a large plot of land in a group and then dividing it to make an estate.

    Hi. What would be the pros and cons of the following: Lets say about 100 investors buy the following plot : https://www.property24.com/for-sale/elands-bay/elands-bay/western-cape/10462/109899649 Then each investor contributes 100k towards the purchase and then shares the costs to convert...
  3. L

    What to study further, advice needed

    Morning all I was just wondering if anyone might have advice on what to study further ? - or next step should be ? I currently work at a Retail hardware store such as Builders warehouse, been doing so since i left school 12 years ago. Obviously worked my way up the ladder and am an assistant...
  4. V

    Fitness devices advice

    Hey I used to have the Samsung Frontier S3 watch that worked just fine for recording runs and gym sessions. Recently its died (well stuck in endless restart loops) so im looking for a replacement. Im quite undecided about the brand so i was hoping some here had some suggestions or comments. I...
  5. R

    What vehicle to buy?

    My specs that I am looking for are as follows: Up to R200 000 all included (cash buyer) Isofix for car seat Less than 7.5l per 100km Not a 4x4 Can tow a trailer GVM 750 (unbreaked) Keen on compact SUV shape, but this is not absolutely necessary Vehicles I have considered: - Nissan Qashqai 1.5...
  6. C

    BMW 116i 2011 3 Door Advice

    I'm looking to buy a new car and I managed to find a 2011 BMW 116i 3 DR Manual for R139k with only 85000km's on the clock. IT's from SMG (An approved BMW dealer) and is really in immaculate condition. However, I'm hesitant to even touch a second hand BMW and rather go for a used Ford Focus or...
  7. T

    Considering Moving and Working in the UK

    Hi All I am a 26 year old who is considering moving to the UK to work and possibly emigrate. (Once Corona and Travel Restrictions calm down) I have done extensive research into this but there are still questions I cannot find answers to. The visa I will attempt to get is a Skilled Worker Visa...
  8. P

    Durban North Doctor Recommendations

    Hey guys, I am looking for recommendations on GP's in the Durban North area (including La Lucia, Umhlanga). I don't hate my current doctor but he comes across as focusing too much on making money and just prescribing anti biotics and sending you on your way. The final straw for me was when I...
  9. T

    Newbie Needs Advice

    Howzit chaps, I recently bought a house and it needs a lot of work. Right now I'm sitting with an outdated ADT alarm which is locked behind an installer code and has too few channels for the number of sensors, and the garage motor which requires an ET receiver for us to add more remotes to it...
  10. R

    Not getting reaction from Discovery Bank regarding complaint

    My credit card has been migrated from FNB to Discovery Bank (Actioned by Discovery Bank). After the migration was done I was contacted by a Discovery Bank representative and instructed to download the Discovery Bank app on my mobile in order to request a new credit card. This step was required...
  11. randomcat

    How do I know if I'm ready

    How do I know if I'm ready to start applying for junior developer jobs. I would like to know what skills are required and what would you say the ideal junior candidate would look like(not physically). If you could also share what your first developer job was and why you think you got it, that...
  12. P

    Best Insurance Company

    I am looking to change my insurer for my car and household items and thought I would get some recommendations. Please let me know who you would / would not recommend. Thanks!
  13. P

    Questions about selling a car that's been in an accident

    Hi guys, I was just involved in my second accident in my car. First one I was rear ended at a stop street and this one a student driver pulled out from a stop street perpendicular to me without looking and we collided. So neither were too bad in terms of damage. My question is how is this...
  14. P

    Durban doctors for lower back pain

    Hi guys, I injured my lower back at a trampoline park over a year ago and after seeing a chrio I was told I had an annular tear. With rehab exercises and some rest it got about 70%. I am still very limited in what I can do without my back flaring up again the next day though. The other day I...
  15. P

    Best time to sell your car?

    Hey guys, Thought I would get some opinions on this, what is the best time to sell your car and get a new one? Some people drive their cars until they are forced to sell, but at that point you get next to nothing for it and have put in a bunch more money on repairs, not to mention the...
  16. P

    Curry Restaurant Durban

    Hi guys, I was in the UK recently and went to a curry restaurant where you ordered your curry, rice and naan separately and there were lots of flavor options for each. I really enjoyed the fact that it was an actual restaurant and that they offered curries like Butter Chicken and Rogan Josh...
  17. Mist4h20

    Car tyre dealers

    Just wondering if anyone can provide some input. Firstly looking for tyres, thinking of going for Goodyears as that's the best price for a brand that I am aware of. Please give me reasons not to if any? Secondly how can some standalone dealers be much cheaper than a dealer that would be on...
  18. Faziki

    Considering Rain

    Hello Guys, After having a bad experience with Telkom Uncapped LTE... I'm considering Rain LTE. I have a few questions. Is the R 250 unlimited off-peak bolt on worth it? How is your experience with the network and service (network service and customer care service) Do they have a cap on the...
  19. Mist4h20

    Ebay order Arrive at destination country post office 6 months ago

    Hi all, just wondering if anyone has had any issues with post orders specifically ebay. My items have all "arrived at destination country post office" 6 months ago yet no delivery note received. Has anyone had this for over 6 months? Are there any suggestions about what I can do, I believe...
  20. J

    Unisa vs Private College

    I have recently registered at Unisa to study my BA however with the recent news about courses being unaccredited etc, I don't know if I want to continue to study with them. My next option is Lyceum. I know private colleges in South Africa aren't usually as highly regarded as Unis (with the...
Top