Unexpectedly receiving a lump sum of money is exciting, but you may wonder what the best way to utilise the money is? Should you save the money so that it is available to you in case of an emergency? Or, should you spend it on finally getting that oven fixed or on that chest of […]
As we approach the month of August, it is essential to reflect on the achievements of women, and the imperative role that women of all races and denominations play in South Africa. On the 9 August 1956, over 20 000 women marched to the Union buildings in Pretoria to present a petition against the carrying […]
Winter has indeed taken us by a storm, literally if you happen to live in the Cape Town region of South Africa. Moms and Dads have the constant task of keeping their families warm by ensuring their children wear warm clothing and by preparing hearty winter meals as well. The good news is that you […]
DebtBusters relaunches new ‘Numbers’ TV ad: ‘It is time to do something about your debt problems. Now.’
South Africa’s debt crisis continues to engulf the country at a faster and faster pace. We are now officially in a recession, and are also the most indebted country in the world according to the World Bank Report (2015). As a nation we continue to drown in our debt and the number of consumers experiencing […]
IDM has secured another round of victories at the annual Debt Review Awards gala event, held on Saturday evening in Johannesburg. Celebrating business excellence and recognising those who have made valuable contributions and improvements to the debt counselling industry, awards are given to debt counsellors, credit providers and payment distribution agencies from South Africa who […]
We have all heard the news: South Africa’s economy is shrinking and we have entered into a recession for the first time since 2009. We are all alarmed and perhaps frightened by this news, bought about by weak manufacturing and trade sectors, high unemployment rates, stagnant wages, political uncertainty and credit downgrades. We have also […]
South Africa has been well known for its unstable economic status. Furthermore, the recent political slums such as the reshuffling of the cabinet-which is believed to have been politically motivated– has contributed to the Junk credit status for the country. Economists argue that the consequences thereof of this status affects everyone. For instance, South Africa’s […]
Have you ever thought about why you insured your car? Or, if your car is not insured, you probably think it would be a good idea to get car insurance. With this in mind, have you ever wondered why so many people are so concerned about insuring their car, but not half as concerned about […]
As Mother’s Day approaches, now is a great time to appreciate everything our mother’s do for us. We can apply a lot of what our moms have taught us to our personal finances.
Did you know that when you are under Debt Review, you will not be able to apply for vehicle finance in the event that your vehicle is a total loss due to Theft or Write off? Insurance Busters now have the solution.