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From Russia With Love, And Through Diligent Saving


by Soccer Laduma

Nov 12, 2018 04:20 PM

Tags: capitec
Congratulations to Julian Mixon whose emailed submission on 'most valuable financial tip' was selected by Capitec as the best story to come in from a Soccer Laduma reader. 
Have a look at Julian's winning submission below. 

"Be diligent and consistent in your savings by setting yourself a financial goal – excuse the pun, football fanatics.

"Getting into the habit of saving should become a way of life from as young as possible, because in that way, you learn, see and experience the benefits of it early on in your life and never stray from it. In the course of our lives, we will have many financial goals, like buying a house, going on holiday, paying for kids’ education, and we should work towards achieving them all. For example, I set myself the goal of attending the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia, and through diligent and consistent saving, I was able to attend without impacting my financial commitments at all.

"By cutting unnecessary expenses and living within your means, you will be amazed at how much you can save. If you save R1 000 a month for four years, that amounts to R48 000, and if that money was invested and/or earning interest, it would have appreciated further.

"My wife and I have already started saving for Qatar 2022! For the love of the beautiful game…"

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