Opinion

OPINION | Know your rights when returning goods

If you buy something from a shop and later change your mind, do you have a legal right to return it for a refund?In ...

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OPINION | Actually‚ it's perfectly legal to sell most food after it has 'expired'

Last week‚ while police and health inspectors were confiscating “expired” cooldrinks‚ maize meal‚ mayonnaise and other ...

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OPINION | Avoid being dumped by your insurer

“We hereby advise that we give you 30 days’ notice to cancel this policy with effect from September 7, due to an ...

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OPINION | Beware balloon contract conundrum

That’s invariably what somebody in a smart, air-conditioned corporate office with the benefit of a fine education and ...

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OPINION | Beware: cars don’t come with crash records

One of the most-asked questions by would-be buyers of a second-hand car is: “Has it been in an accident?” It’s fair to ...

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OPINION | Bad service has become an acceptable norm

The motor industry charging a hefty “on-the-road” fee as an add-on, instead of building the costs into the vehicle ...

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OPINION | Always be alert to prices charged at the till

If there’s one line consumers have really latched on to, it is “The price you see is the price you pay”, taking it to ...

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OPINION | Check spec sheet - you could be losing out

If you are among the 138 South Africans who bought a VW Amarok Extreme bakkie between May 2017 and May 2018, you may or ...

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Opinion | Keep double-checking cellphone insurance

Is your cellphone insured? Are you absolutely sure that the handset you are currently using is the one that’s listed on ...

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OPINION | Be on your guard when buying that car by checking price of parts

Savvy car buyers know to check the price of parts before buying a car, especially the crash parts – fenders, lights and ...

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