DebtBusters in the media

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

Feeling like your finances are out of control? Here are seven warning signs to look out for and tips to help you manage your debt. Did you know that last year more than 10 million South Africans either...
It seems that the world is returning to normal, but it is not yet the time to become over confident. This is according to the head of DebtBusters, Benay Sager. Listen to the full snippet on Groot FM from...
A lack of disclosure from Sanlam saw a Verulam lady agree to a sixth-month payment holiday which cost her R61,600. For many of those whose incomes were dramatically reduced or obliterated as a result of...
For many of those whose incomes were dramatically reduced or totally decimated as a result of last year’s Covid-19 lockdowns and restrictions, their credit providers’ offer of a payment break was grabbed...
A Fin24 reader who is under debt review and about to resign wants to know what they should do with their pension payout. They write: I’m planning on resigning as a government employee after 20 years...
For many of those whose incomes were dramatically reduced or totally decimated as a result of last year’s COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, their credit providers’ offer of a payment break...
With lockdown restrictions eased, the vaccination programme rolling out and the country now off restrictive travel ‘red lists’, a glimmer of normality may be returning after a tumultuous year-and-a-half....
Data that came out from debt councillor DebtBusters showing that salaries have effectively shrunk over the last five years which has led to South Africans having less disposable income and increasingly...
New data from debt counsellor, DebtBusters, shows that earners in all income brackets in South Africa are worse off when comparing total debt exposure to annual net income. “It is clear that the debt...