Debt Management


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A judgement is a legal confirmation that you owe money, resulting from a creditor’s lawsuit over unpaid debts. It significantly impacts your credit score, signalling to lenders a previous failure to meet financial obligations.  A poor credit history can restrict your ability to secure future loans, obtain favourable interest rates, and rent properties. It can […]

Debt review, also known as debt counselling, is a process initiated in South Africa with the introduction of the National Credit Act (NCA) in 2007. It’s designed to assist consumers who are struggling with unmanageable debt, offering a structured means of addressing and reducing significant financial distress. Getting Your Clearance Certificate After successfully completing the […]

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s no secret that debt has become a part of our lives. While it can be a useful tool when managed responsibly, excessive debt can lead to financial stress and hinder our ability to achieve our goals. So, what is too much debt and what are actionable solutions for consumers to […]

Debt is unfortunately a reality for many South African consumers. As living costs continue to rise, outpacing many individuals’ salaries, and unemployment rates soar, financial instability is increasingly becoming a looming threat for many middle-class South Africans.  Keep reading to get the facts. Let’s debunk the myths surrounding debt-related arrests and give you clarity and […]

Okay, so let’s get real about credit scores here. They’re kind of a big deal, right? They’re the secret sauce that can make or break your dreams of that perfect home or shiny new car. Heck, some jobs even check your credit score before they even think about bringing you on board! Now, with things […]

Are you considering debt review? Would you like to fully understand the process better? Read Samantha’s* letter and follow her journey through the debt review process with Debt Rescue “I have always been a responsible person when it comes to finances. I had a steady job, I paid my bills on time and saved what […]

Debt Review Clearance Certificate Explained According to the National Credit Regulator “South Africans are some of the most over-indebted consumers in the world.” It is for this reason that debt review was instituted to protect, rehabilitate and assist over-indebted consumers. Under the National Credit Act, debt review is a legal process which assists hundreds of […]

“Change the way you see things and the things you see will change.” ~ Wayne Dyer   Any process that involves a change of lifestyle can make you feel hesitant or nervous. Debt review is one of those processes that you only feel comfortable with once you have gone through it. In this article we […]

There are many misconceptions about debt counselling and debt consolidation loans. Many consumers believe that this is the same process. In fact, the two are very different. And one has the potential to leave you in a worse position than before… When it comes to our finances there are many options to consider when financial […]

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