Angelique Ruzicka speaks to Michelle Dickens managing director of registered credit bureau, TPN about how consumers can get their finances in order in 2014. Last year there were plenty of calls to consumers asking them to spend wisely during the festive season and to not overdo it. However, we all know that following this advice […]
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In 2000, James O’Haughey Chief Financial Officer of DebtBusters, graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa with honours in accounting. In 2003, James qualified as a Chartered Accountant at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). After completing his articles at Deloitte in Johannesburg in 2003, James went on to do a […]
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