If they can do it so can you: how low income earners save thousands

Cant' make ends meet? These South Africans built new lives by learning to pinch pennies

07 July 2019 - 00:00 By ALEX PATRICK

As more middle-class South Africans default on credit repayments and battle to make ends meet, some of SA's lowest-income earners could teach them a hard lesson in turning a little into a lot.

Their secret? Cutting back on certain "luxuries", which has enabled some minimum-wage workers to save enough to realise their dreams...

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