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December
15

DebtBusters Numbers advert wins a bronze award in the annual Integrated Assegai Awards

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 […]

November
29

Stay on top of your finances this holiday season

The holiday season does naturally expect us to spend a little more than usual, and it’s best to not let this get too out of hand. If one goes into the holiday season with a financially savvy plan, it is possible to stick to a budget, spend wisely and find creative loop holes to save […]

November
23

Repo rate remains unchanged – November

The repo rate remains steady and unchanged at 6.75%. After seeing a 0.25% drop in July 2017, economists predicted that this repo rate cut would be the first of many. However, the rate remained unchanged in September and again unchanged in November. There is still a possibility that the South African Reserve Bank will make […]

November
22

Don’t get carried away this Black Friday as the festive season is still to come

This week many of South Africa’s excited shoppers prepare themselves for Black Friday where they will enjoy some of the year’s best bargains and sales offered by many retailers. With Black Friday comes both temptation and responsibility. It is important that consumers do proper research and preparation beforehand so that they are less likely to […]

October
24

Don’t be spooked this Halloween

When we were children, we were scared of monsters and zombies. As we grew up, our fears began to change, and as adults, our personal finances can be one of the things that scares us most! That’s why, when it comes to managing your finances, it pays off (and out) to be prepared. This Halloween […]

October
23

Take control of your finances with an annual check in

As the year starts coming to a close, it is a good time to reflect on the current state of your finances, as well as the financial decisions you have made this year. Setting some time aside to sit down and give yourself a financial check in will benefit you by helping you decipher if […]

September
21

Heritage Day

Heritage Day is a very special day in South Africa, however it is easy to forget the true meaning behind Heritage Day. Many people see it as a day to stay at home and relax by the braai with family and friends. Let’s have a look at the history of Heritage day in South Africa […]

September
21

The Repo Rate stays unchanged

Repo rate remains unchanged at 6.75%.  The weak economic growth and conciliated inflation, as well as the worldwide economic backdrop has led many economists to the opinion that the repo rate would drop yet again this month. Furthermore, the South African Reserve Bank is expected to make interest rate cuts in the near future. Needless […]

August
29

Spring cleaning your finances

Spring is upon us.  A lot of people consider this time of the year vital for removing any surplus, clearing and getting rid of any utilities that are no longer necessary. It is beneficial for individuals to not only spring clean their homes but their finances as well. Below are a few ways in which […]

August
20

Reviewing your credit report in three easy steps

Reviewing your credit report can seem like a daunting and complicated task. Luckily, there are credit monitoring services such as Kudough that can simplify this task for you by providing insights into how to understand and analyse a credit report, as well as how to improve credit scores and build a credit history. It is […]

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