Sonja Du Toit – Money Piggy

 

What is the name of your business and what is your role?  Money Piggy – Owner

Describe your business in two sentences. Personalized Piggy banks.  Created to inspire people to save in a fun way.

How long have you been in business?  3 Month’s

How did you get into this business? As a Financial Advisor for Sanlam, I started making these Money Piggy’s for my top clients to inspire them to save.  I posted photo’s on Facebook and received requests for orders from the public.

What’s the biggest challenge you’ve faced, and how did you overcome it? Balancing work between Financial Advisor and creating Piggy banks.  I’ve made strict rules to only work after hours and weekends on Money Piggy

What single trait/skill could you not have succeeded without? Imagination

What is the best business advice you’ve received? Dream big and write your goals down and keep track of them.

Your secret to business success is? Perseverance

What is your business goal for 2015? I want to export my Money Piggy’s

Tell us one thing that not many people know about you? I am actually a very shy person