South Africa’s Huge Consumer Debt Problem

My name is Simon Ellis and I am a co-founder at SmartWage. Today I want to talk about South Africa’s huge debt problem, and how SmartWage is working with companies to eliminate the payday debt cycle amongst workers during the lockdown.  One Hundred and Forty Billion Rand This is how much the South African workforce […]

SmartWage Quick Thoughts: Budgeting in times of Corona

SmartWage is here to help hard-working people remain financially secure during difficult times, but we recognise that there are many practical and proactive steps anyone can take to ensure they can make ends meet and endure the strains posed by difficult times (like pandemics and lockdowns). One of these steps is budgeting, something not nearly […]

SmartWage Quick Thoughts: The Value of Experience

The SmartWage team has been on a pretty exciting adventure over the past few weeks, doing anything and everything we can to make the most of the many challenges and even more opportunities served up by the continuing lockdown. Since the last Quick Thoughts blog post we shared just over a month ago, a lot […]