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Many people are trying their best to lead a debt-free life. Even though it has its perks, incurring debt can also be a good thing. You just need to differentiate between good debt and bad debt. In short,...
Spring is a great time to reflect on your finances. You might have taken more debt than you can repay or spent more than you can afford, but there are four steps you can take to bring renewed hope to your...
People move in and out of the country for different reasons. In many cases these people carry more than their luggage with them, they carry their debt, and some of them are under debt counselling. This...
When you have a lot of debt with various providers, it can be difficult to focus on which credit agreements to settle or contribute to first if you come into a lump sum of money. There are two techniques...
Credit life cover is one of the last things that people think about when they are doing their financial planning. In fact, the National Credit Regulator has found that many people do not know it exists...
Women face a number of challenges and transition between the ages of 25 and 69. Some of these challenges can be attributed to the financial transitions they experience. These transitions can range from...
Buying on credit can help fulfil your family’s needs and dreams – schooling, clothes, family holidays etc. These things do not come cheap, but the actual price can be costlier than you think. Being...
Contrary to the stigma that consumers are indebted as a result of reckless spending or borrowing, most consumers who approach DebtBusters for assistance do so as a result of unforeseen circumstances. Many...
Borrowing money can assist you with a difficult, unforeseen emergency, but once you start relying on it for your daily survival, you’re creating a cycle that becomes increasingly harder to escape.  How...
Entering the debt counselling process can be overwhelming. You may have questions about how this will affect your credit score, how long the process is, and how much this will cost you. But if you’re...
Undergoing debt counselling can have you feeling empowered, but what if you are retrenched during the process? What happens next? The National Credit Act (NCA) states that you need to be able to afford...
Keeping your finances private from your employer is fair, but what if you are struggling to meet your debt obligations and you have subsequently signed up for debt counselling? Do they have a right to...