BFS Konsult

Build Your Emergency Safety Net Fund Today

Ask any trapeze artist, and they’ll tell you that a safety net is a non-negotiable part of flying high. While few of us are circus performers, an emergency savings fund is still one of the most important requirements for our peace of mind and financial stability. Life has a way of throwing curveballs.  Whether it’s […]

Essential Financial Lessons Every Parent Should Pass Down

It’s true; financial literacy is as crucial as academic education, and many of us find ourselves reflecting on the lessons we wish were imparted by our parents. Growing up in South Africa, where economic challenges and opportunities coexist, understanding money management from an early age could have set a solid foundation for personal financial success. […]

What is the Difference Between a Business Consultant and an Advisor?

In South Africa, where businesses often face unique challenges and opportunities, the roles of business consultants and advisors are often crucial. Both consultants and advisors provide strategic advice, but their approaches, areas of expertise, and the nature of their engagement with clients can differ significantly. Business consultant: Strategic expertise and specialised solutions Business consultants in […]

Tempted to use AI as a personal finance assistant? Limitations and risk factors to consider

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionised numerous industries, including personal finance. With AI chatbots providing real-time, human-like responses to queries, one might be tempted to fully entrust their financial management to these digital assistants. However, while AI offers undeniable benefits, it’s essential to understand its limitations, particularly when dealing with sensitive areas such as personal finance. […]

Ways to navigate an interest rate hike in South Africa: The power of expert advice

When the sun is shining, it is the opportune time to fix the roof. This adage is especially true in the context of economic situations, where preparation is key to weathering financial storms. In South Africa, as in many parts of the world, interest rates have seen an upward trend, posing significant implications for personal […]

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