Home > Lifestyle > Health and your money > News News All sections in Health and your money » Choosing your Insurance » Disability Insurance » Dread Disease Insurance » FAQs » Gap Insurance » Retirement » Retrenchment » Health and Money News Charitable spending boosts happiness Charitable spending boosts happiness, especially when the donation builds a social connection, according to research. Quiz Are you practical? » Ask CyberShrink » Subscribe General Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » The story of money Does birth order affect how we handle money? High debt may have negative health consequences A new study found that high financial debt is associated with higher blood pressure and poorer general and mental health in young adults. Old money gets spent faster If you want to save money, it might be a good idea to ask for new bills when you make a bank withdrawal, a new study suggests. Heart disease tops list of insurance claims by men and women South African men and women are leading increasingly unhealthy, sedentary lifestyles and our hearts are paying the ultimate price. Elder financial abuse season Older adults need to know the warning signals of financial abuse and exploitation, how to prevent it, and what to do if it does occur. Sama warns of medical complaints An ongoing campaign "touting" for patients to lodge complaints against medical practitioners will bring adverse results, the SA Medical Association (Sama) said. Make your year-end bonus count Deep down you know it’s never a good idea to spend your entire bonus before the year is out. “ Latest comment on Health24 Muriel Jhon says... my neighbor's mother makes $68 every hour on the computer. She has been unemployed for 7 months but last month her pay was $18830 just working on the computer for a few hours.... Electrical brain stimulation may boost perseverance ” The psychology of the recession Despite the pressures, financial and otherwise, that many companies had to endure during the recession, it also had the effect of catalysing a number of good behavioural spin-offs. If a fat tax is coming, here's how to make it efficient A 'sin tax' applied to sweetened goods on store shelves is not the most efficient, effective method of lowering kilojoule-intake from sweet food, according to new research. WCape allocates health budget Western Cape health services will receive R14.6 billion for the new financial year, provincial MEC Theuns Botha announced. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Child nutrition » Your child's nutrition Nutrition for schoolkids Diets for toddlers The parent's guide to food labels Making sense of food labels and matching them to the needs of family members can be a challenge. Here are some tips from dietician Megan Pentz-Kluyts. Financial wellness » Money disappointments Investment tips Financially freaked out? High debt may have negative health consequences A new study found that high financial debt is associated with higher blood pressure and poorer general and mental health in young adults.