Good to Know with Wendy Knowler
Good to Know with Wendy Knowler is a monthly consumer podcast series that gives subscribers insights into the most common mistakes made by consumers in South Africa.
How to buy a new car even if you don’t really have enough money for it
South Africans are increasingly buying cars they can’t afford using balloon payments, says consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.
Paying off your credit card every month to avoid interest? The banks are sneaky…
Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler warns prudent credit card holders to keep tabs on their banks. In this case, it’s FNB.
Beware the 'email invoice hacking scam'! – Wendy Knowler (consumer journalist)
If you ever send an invoice (or pay after receiving one); you may want to check this out. Especially property buyers and sellers.
Airport baggage theft and more: A guide to surviving airline travel in SA
If you've ever fallen victim to airline baggage theft, this guide for surviving airline travel in South Africa is a must-read.
Datsun Go is the cheapest car to maintain in South Africa
The Toyota Etios has the cheapest "crash parts". The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.
Even upmarket boutiques offer lay-bys! Here’s what you need to know…
Lay-by has taken off as a payment option in the last year or two, says consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.
Renting out or booking accommodation this coming high season? A cautionary tale…
Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler warns people planning to rent out or book accommodation this upcoming high season.
[EXPOSED] Tips made with cards often don't end up in waiters' pockets
You may want to start tipping your waiter in cash. Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler on how restaurants abuse their employees.
SA’s many badly-behaved insurance companies facing the wrath of the ombudsman
Consumer Journalist Wendy Knowler discusses the angry-sounding ombudsman for long-term insurance’s 2018 annual report.
The truth about best-before dates: You're throwing away perfectly good food
Do you throw away food as soon as it's reached its best before date? You're probably wasting a lot of perfectly edible food.
Here's why it's never a good idea to lose control in a store
Is losing your cool in a store or on social media, a good idea or a bad idea? Wendy Knowler tells you why it is indeed a bad idea.
Can I get a refund? Here's what the CPA says about it
Can I get a refund? Wendy answers the most popular Consumer Protection Act question asked by consumers across South Africa.
Don't get caught out by a smooth-talking call centre agent ever again
Have you ever hung up a telesales call not knowing exactly what you just signed up for? You're not alone.