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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 with the debt settlement process, you may be unsure as to how this works and how it can...
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 to change after the programme. Here is what you should expect: Once all the necessary paid up letters from your...
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...
Spring represents a new beginning and the start of all things warm. It is also that time of year when everyone starts gearing up for a new summer wardrobe and the December holidays that are fast approaching. It’s out with the old and in with the new, but have you considered the impact on your financial situation?
As most companies pay-out bonuses to their employees at the end of February, which marks the end of the financial year, if you find yourself falling behind with your debt repayments it would be wise to use your bonus to settle some of your debt.
The first ever Debt Review Awards was held on 19 July 2014 in Cape Town, to celebrate business excellence in debt review and to make heroes out of those who are responsible for leading the industry. Credit providers, debt counsellors and payment distribution agencies from South Africa were nominated in order to ensure that all parties in the industry were acknowledged for their efforts.
Always looking for new ways to help assist South African consumers facing financial difficulty and tor educe the levels of over-indebtedness in South Africa, Ian Wason later founded DebtBusters in 2008.
The credit information amnesty implemented on 1 April 2014, has left many South African consumers confused about what the credit amnesty means for them.
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