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Even before the coronavirus pandemic, South Africans were struggling with their debt. The time to take action and to consider your debt relief options is right now. Debt review is an affordable and effective debt relief options available if you are:  Over-indebted  Earning an income (salary, pension, property rent, UIF etc.) Recent studies have shown… Continued

You’ve finally decided to get out of debt. That’s great news! To help you get out of debt, and stay out of debt, you’ll need to learn how to budget. Budgeting is a financial lesson that cannot be overemphasized. This is one of the most important personal finance skills you’ll learn. Budgeting correctly will help… Continued

Debt review can change your life. It can help you structure your debt and make handling your total monthly repayments more manageable. Your debt counsellor will consolidate your debt so that you only have to make one reduced, single monthly debt repayment. You will also be provided with a payment plan that will help you… Continued

Talking about death is never pleasant unless you’re the Adams Family. Have you ever thought about what happens to your debt when you die? Debt doesn’t simply disappear once you pass away. In some cases your remaining assets would be sold off to cover your debt, leaving your family or hairs in a compromised position.… Continued

When the National Credit Act (NCA) debt review in 2007, employers who did credit report checks on their employees did not fully understand the process. This ultimately led to a false perception of debt review within the workplace. However, debt review does not affect your employment at all. In fact, employers and creditors often see… Continued

Due to the 2020 economic crisis, many South Africans have relied on credit to help them financially. As a result, consumers are struggling to afford all their debt repayments and are falling behind. Late debt repayments could lead to over-indebtedness as creditors continue to charge interest, ultimately increasing the total debt payable. What does it… Continued

TransUnion has found that South Africans have fallen behind on their debt repayments. A third of clothing account holders have fallen behind with more than 3 or more payments according to a TransUnion report. In December of 2020, the report showed that 12% of credit cards and 22% of personal loans were also overdue by… Continued

If you’re under debt review and you’ve lost your job you have options. You may apply for a 30-day temporary hold on your account or you can claim from your credit life insurance. What should you do if you’ve lost your job while you’re under debt review? Losing your job comes with a lot of… Continued

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