DebtBusters in the media

DebtBusters’ staff are often quoted as subject experts. Here you’ll find the latest media coverage.

Benay Sager, DebtBusters Head, speaks to Simon Brown of MoneyWeb. He explains how SA’s high debt levels restrict saving. Listen to the full clip from MoneyWeb’s podcast, live-streamed on 12/07/2021,...
With South Africans once again feeling the pressure from a harsher lockdown, many now have their backs against the wall facing high debt levels. Read the full article on 702.co.za; we include an extract...
DebtBusters found that people applying for counselling with a take-home pay of over R20,000 per month are spending 60% percent of their monthly net income servicing debt. Read the full article on EWN;...
With July being National Savings Month. South Africans are now encouraged to try and save money. Debt counselling company DebtBusters says high debt levels are the number one reason why people are unable...
As National Savings Month gets underway this month the reality of many South Africans long considered as being amongst the world’s worse saving for retirement is once they bit essentials most of...
Read the full article on Women On Top; we include an extract below. South Africans have long been considered as being amongst the world’s worst savers for retirement, but the reasons may have more to...
South Africans have long been considered as being amongst the world’s worst savers for retirement, but the reasons may have more to do with high levels of indebtedness rather than a poor savings culture....
Over the past 12 to 15 months as the economy has ground to a halt and was struggling even before the pandemic hit, many more people have found themselves faced with income insecurity. Listen to the clip...
South Africans have long been considered as being amongst the world’s worst savers for retirement, but the reasons may have more to do with high levels of indebtedness rather than a poor savings culture....
Most South Africans want to save for their retirement, but the reality for many middle-income earners is that once they’ve paid for essentials most of what’s left is spent on repaying debt, says Benay...
As financial institutions prepare their savings month messages about the need to put money aside, debt counselling firms say this is an impossible ask for many South Africans. Read the full article on...