Woman Shares Budgeting Tips on a R25K Monthly Salary in TikTok Video, SA Says It's Unrealistic

Woman Shares Budgeting Tips on a R25K Monthly Salary in TikTok Video, SA Says It's Unrealistic

  • A young Mzansi lady shared with viewers how to budget on a R25 000 salary and peeps were startled
  • The stunner can be seen drawing up a budget plan in a clip and unveiling the amount one should spend each month on various items, which she listed
  • Many in the online community think the budget is unrealistic, while others simply thanked her for the helpful tips

With the current economy not looking so great, many could use help from people who know a little thing or two about finance. This young lady took the initiative to assist online users with their finances.

A woman took to TikTok to showcase how to spend a budget on a R25000 monthly salary.
A South African lady shared tips on budgeting on a R25K monthly salary in a TikTok video. Image:@fulumashapha
Source: TikTok

Woman shares tips on how to budget

@fulumashapha shared a TikTok video where she drew up a budget plan for a person earning R25 000 monthly in South Africa. The young lady said one could spend R2 500 on food, R6 000 on rent, R2 000 on transport and R1 000 on utilities.

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For subscriptions such as DStv or other streaming platforms, @fulumashapha said to set R1 000 aside. For insurance, she stated that one should pay R1 000. Month on month expenses are set at R3 000, investment account R3 000, tax-free saving account R2 500 and R1 000 for clothing.

At the bottom of her budget sheet, she emphasised that month-on-month expenses are items such as bread, additional groceries and self-grooming costs.

Watch the video below:

SA has mixed emotions

People reacted to the lady's clip, with many not agreeing with her budget, while others thanked the young woman for her helpful tips.

Palesa Perls said:

"Food can never be R2 500. Unless you don't count detergents and toiletries."

Asandageza added:

"Personally, I’m not buying food for R2K."

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To which the woman responded by saying:

"What about groceries plus takeouts: how much do you spend in total?"

Kay asked:

"Medical aid? Car? Petrol? Also, do you buy clothes every month?"

@fulumashapha reacted to the lady's question by adding:

"R25K after medical aid and deductions, this person doesn’t have a car and no to buying clothes every month."

Mothertogirls added:

"Guys groceries for 2500? with kids, where do u shop? it's little."

Woman shares healthy budget-friendly meal plan in a TikTok video

Briefly News previously reported on a young South African woman who shared a wallet-friendly healthy meal plan in a TikTok video, and netizens loved it.

A clip posted by @anabbyaday on the video platform shows the young lady shopping for groceries in a store. In her clip, the lady said she would unveil how to turn a R600 grocery shop into 12 healthy meals to her viewers.

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