Your money: 5 ways of cutting the cost of living during a pandemic

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Many South Africans are being forced to tighten their belts as the impact of the pandemic hits home. If you’re looking for ways to cut costs, here are five good places to start. 

If you have short-term insurance, it’s worth shopping around to see what other insurers charge for the same cover. You can get a quote online or over the phone.

Be sure to compare not just the premiums but also the benefits, terms and exclusions of the different products. You might be better off staying where you are if another insurer has too many exclusions.

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