Money Bootcamp: Tell your money where to go

Jun 28, 04:20 AM

Are you ready to take control of your financial future? The Santam Insure Your Future Money Bootcamp is here to guide you through a transformative journey that will help you understand and master your finances. Hosted by Maya Fisher-French and Mapalo Makhu, this podcast series is designed to help you build a solid financial foundation, no matter where you are on your money journey.
In the second episode of the Santam Insure Your Future Money Bootcamp, Mapalo and Maya dive into the topic of budgeting and how taking control of your day-to-day spending can significantly reduce financial anxiety. With real-life anecdotes and practical advice, this episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to gain financial clarity and peace of mind.
Listeners will hear from Thato, who shares how her anxiety around money diminished once she created a budget, and the story of Pam, who discovered she had more money than she realised once she started tracking her expenses. The episode also features a conversation with Sbongile, a mentee from last year’s cohort, who transformed her financial habits and mindset through budgeting.
Mapalo and Maya discuss different budgeting approaches, including zero-based budgeting and the 50/30/20 rule, emphasising the importance of finding a method that works for your unique lifestyle and financial situation. They also explore the concept of a survival budget and how it can provide a safety net during financial shocks.
Whether you're new to budgeting or looking to refine your financial strategy, this episode offers valuable insights and practical steps to help you take control of your finances. Download the budget template from our resource page and start tracking your expenses today. Share your experiences with us by sending a voice note to 062-174-0145.