You know the saying: "people don't leave a company, people leave a manager"? Well it's sadly too often very true.
Ok, so you need a job...???
Where does one even begin? It's a daunting prospect for even the most experienced employee.
You are finally done with your degree or diploma, and you are fortunate enough to land yourself a good job. The excitement of that first pay check can be really mind blowing, however, they are a few important things to note with regards to money management. A few will get lucky enough to get a crash course on how to spend money, or create money wisely while still in college or even before, the rest will sadly have to find out the hard way on it all. From different terminologies about money, to simple actions that one should be taken regarding money. Without wasting anymore time compile an introduction to the article, here are some ways that you as a future or current college/university graduate should be aware of with regards to money once you.
Young professionals starting out in the work place have a lot of important things to consider over and above the new job they just started. There are important life choices that need to be addressed such as: purchasing or renting a home, buying or leasing a car, planning for higher education, and the contributions they can make.
If you're looking to stand out from the crowd, there are a few niche cars (or boutique cars, as I like to call them) available on the market to let the world know that you do things differently. Take a look at any MINI, the Audi A1 or the Alfa Romeo MiTo, as examples. One of the quirkiest cars money can buy in the B-segment though, is Citroën's DS3 - and after spending time behind the wheels of three different versions of the compact hatch, I'm always left with a big smile on my face after having had some fun in French class. Why? Because the French know exactly how to do quirky, and none more so than Citroën.
Removing yourself from books and study material and moving into the professional world is no easy task. Trying to figure out which car to buy once you start making decent money is probably more difficult however, and the B-segment hatchbacks on offer in South Africa sure don't make your decision any easier. I'm talking about cars like the VW Polo, Honda's Jazz, the Ford Fiesta and Chevrolet's new Sonic - there are plenty of funky, serious, reliable and economical options to choose from.
For purveyors of diesel cars in the entry-level market segment in South Africa, choice has always been limited. Fiat’s Punto 1.3 MultiJet was a good choice a few years ago, but the recent introduction of a facelifted range sees only petrol derivatives available. Ford’s Figo 1.4 TDCi Ambiente is one of the only two options right now, along with Nissan’s Micra 1.5 dCi.
After much anticipation the Apple brand has finally announced the arrival of their new baby in the market and she goes by the name of iPhone 5, that has come just after the iPhone 4S, however bringing in a much more refreshing look and features. It's been the talk on everyone's lips, and has created a buzz for all iPhone fanatics, we tell you why.
So should you really be excited to be awaiting the much awaited Google Nexus 7, that's been the talk of the techno world for the past year? Well perhaps after reading this you can decide for yourself. While many who have already taken to owning the software and experimenting with its features and argue that it's a tacky tablet that presents itself as a cheap hardware not to mention has the use of the wrong software, the rest seem to believe that the Nexus 7 by Asus and is just the right software, beautifully integrated into fantastic hardware that will raise some serious competition, not just against the cheap models but also premium tablets out there too. This sets it as the total game changer, and sure to bring a different look to the world of gadgets. Why you may ask:
For all you all gadget maniacs they is a new tablet you will very soon find in stores with a perfect design and surface, it's the new Microsoft Surface tablet computer. Usually Microsoft allows other manufacturers to make a device, but this time Microsoft created their own unique tablet, fit for its software.