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So, you’ve reached the end of the debt counselling journey – a fantastic achievement. Like many who have been part of the programme, you are probably wondering what’s next and how your life is going...
You may be familiar with the term “debt counselling”, but perhaps you have questions around the process and specifically how long it takes to complete. While the general time frame is 60 months or...
If you’re struggling with managing your debt, you may be considering debt counselling or a debt consolidation loan as possible solutions to ease the financial strain. It is important to understand the...
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!)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Saving is very challenging for most South Africans. Spending money is what we all prefer to do. Too often, we spend beyond our means by using credit that we often cannot afford to repay. Statistics released...
Saving is very challenging for most South Africans. Spending money is what we all prefer to do. Too often, we spend beyond our means by using credit that we often cannot afford to repay. Statistics released...
The 3rd annual Debt Review Awards Gala was held on Saturday evening, in recognition of outstanding achievements in the Debt Counselling industry for 2015. It came as no surprise as once again, DebtBusters...