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August
30

Three Common Myths about Debt Counselling – Busted!

To many South Africans the term “debt counselling” is seen as some sort of financial curse word. That if spoken, it swallows any hope you have of a healthy credit record. (Which is a complete myth!) But how did one of the best debt solutions inherit this stigma?  And what are the other common myths […]

August
30

Why you should utilise our Debt Settlement Service

On occasion, you may find that you come into a lump sum of money and are not sure what to do with it… There may be a few good and sensible places to put a lump sum of money, such as putting it towards a savings account or investing it, but when you have a […]

August
14

Withdrawing from Debt Counselling

Prior to 2015, if a consumer wanted to exit the debt counselling process , they would have to contact the respective Debt Counsellor and request cancellation, in which case a Form 17.4 (voluntary withdrawal from debt counselling ) would be issued to all parties involved and the consumer would be able to successfully withdraw from […]

June
4

IDM Group tops the 2018 Debt Review Awards again with highest honours

The Intelligent Debt Management (IDM) Group has once again received the highest industry accolade at the annual Debt Review Awards for two of its subsidiaries – DebtBusters and Consumer Debt Help. The gala event held on Saturday, 2 June 2018 at The River Club in Cape Town, celebrated business excellence in the debt counselling industry, […]

June
3

Why going on a credit diet could be the best thing for you

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 […]

June
1

The Clearance Certificate: The ultimate goal in your Debt Counselling journey

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 […]

April
25

Start your journey to financial freedom…today!

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 […]

April
25

Fuel saving measures are vitally important for South African consumers

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 […]

April
25

Financial freedom is within your reach!

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. […]

March
28

Make sure you are adequately covered before you travel

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 […]

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