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When consumers ask for our help, there seems to be one particular element in the process which make them hesitant to sign up for the debt counselling process: Not being able to get more credit during that time… The thousands of client who have successfully completed the process will however all agree – they would...
Debt counselling is a journey which requires dedication and commitment for up to five years of your life, so we know receiving a clearance certificate at the end of the journey is a momentous occasion for both our clients and our staff who walk side by side them during this time. DebtBusters has already issued...
Celebrating our country’s 24th year of democracy is one thing, but if you are caught in a web of debt as an individual, that freedom does not mean much…. Take that first step to really experience financial liberation and let us assist you with the debt counselling process. Debt counselling is a closely regulated solution...
South African consumers were dealt a hard blow in April, with the VAT increase coming into effect at the beginning of the month, as well as the introduction to some new taxes. To add to this, consumers also had to prepare for a substantial petrol and diesel increase on 3 April. 95 ULP and 93...
As we’ve just celebrated our country’s 24th year of democracy, those who have taken control of their finances and embarked on the Debt Counselling journey have even more to be proud of. Just think how great it is going to feel to get to that point of real financial liberation! Now that is true freedom....
It’s the time of year again where the schools break up and we are greeted with yet another long weekend. You may be planning a mini holiday or long weekend away, and this can be a very busy business! Between packing bags, organising travel and accommodation arrangements, and keeping children entertained, it is very easy...
We have all heard that it is important to save money, but what exactly should you be saving for and why? It is important that your savings plan is in line with your mid and long term financial goals, and there are some saving strategies that we all should be employing – such as setting...
DebtBusters are always proud to hand our clients their clearance certificates, signifying an end to their debt review process and the beginning of debt freedom. When we handed a clearance certificate to our 1000th debt free client last December, we invited them to DebtBusters for a special tour around the office. A married couple, they...
The DebtBusters Client On Boarding, Control and Support Teams have accomplished outstanding results over the last two months, saving clients over R350 000. This  specialist Client Services team focuses on various investigative projects into credit agreements and their great results have further empowered clients and contributed to their financial wellbeing. DebtBusters commends this team for going...
Debt can very easily spiral out of control; it’s easy to take out, but can be significantly harder to pay off. When the debt hits the fan, many people tend to stick their heads in the sand by ignoring it. Feeling overwhelmed by debt can be scary, but you will not do yourself any favours...
Do you want to get your finances in order this year but don’t know where to start? We suggest you pull a credit report to determine exactly where you currently stand, it is a lot easier than you think! What is all the fuss with this credit score business? Well to put it simply, your credit...
The DebtBusters Numbers advert has been awarded a bronze in the annual Integrated Marketing Assegai Awards in the Direct response mass media: TV and print category. Founded in 1998, The DMASA Assegai awards are aimed at highlighting the best marketing campaigns in South Africa based on strategy, creativity and outstanding results in all Direct Marketing...