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Will you go to jail for not paying your debt? Can your creditors take your car or home? These questions can keep you up at night, adding to the financial stress you already have. We have the answers to...
If you are in debt, you may have heard the term “debt settlement” being proposed as an option to help you clear your debt quicker and avoid the ongoing interest and fee charges. If you are unfamiliar...
Debt counselling is a formal and highly regulated debt management solution offered to those who are over-indebted to assist them with paying off their outstanding debt, while freeing up cash flow and providing...
Being in a position where you are struggling with debt is already stressful. Now add the fear of losing an asset like your vehicle due to non-payment, and it is a recipe for financial disaster. But what...
Being over-indebted has a negative impact on your personal finances. It reduces your credit score, absorbs your disposable income, and prevents you from building your savings. Added to this, it also has...
Whether they are aware of it or not, some consumers face various emotional stages in the process of becoming over-indebted. While consumers may not experience all of these stages, which don’t always...
If you have been struggling to pay off a certain debt, the question of how long before the debt could be written off may have crossed your mind. According to experts, the answer lies in whether this is...
Many people who are not familiar with the debt counselling process do not see how they are able to commit to a debt restructuring programme, pay monthly fees to the debt counselling company for the ongoing...
Now that the South African Government has announced its 2019 budget, the tone has been set for us as the consumer to insure we plan better regarding our personal finances and make better financial decisions....
You have reached the point in your romantic relationship where you are ready to pop the big question and put an engagement ring on your partner’s finger. But rings come in all shapes and sizes – and...
In recent years the number of informal lending schemes in South Africa has grown significantly as people continue to look for new ways to access more money. But is this a reliable and safe way to take...
Let’s face it, life can be expensive. You can go from being on top of your finances to drowning in debt very quickly – whether it be due to unforeseen medical expenses, a terrible car accident,...