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Debt is a financial burden that millions of South Africans grapple with every day. For many, it can be tempting to avoid facing this problem head-on, but running from your debt can have severe consequences. If you’re over indebted, keep reading to find out what you could be facing if you choose to evade your […]

Understanding the art behind learning to save money and becoming diligent in handling your finances are crucial steps in improving your financial health. The question then becomes, what now? How do you further grow your wealth and how do you move beyond a savings account, an emergency fund, and a healthy financial portfolio?   The Power […]

One of the most significant apprehensions many South Africans face when considering Debt Review is its impact on their credit score. Yet, it’s crucial to perceive Debt Review not as a financial backstep but as a constructive mechanism designed for your financial betterment. Will my credit score improve? Can I confidently apply for credit again? […]

Have you ever heard of mind mapping? It’s a technique that helps you organize your thoughts, ideas, and goals in a visual way. Mind mapping can be used for many purposes, such as brainstorming, planning, problem-solving, and learning. But did you know that mind mapping can also help you improve your finances? In this blog […]

Are you burdened with debt but dream of owning your own home someday? Getting approved for a home loan on its own requires a good credit score. It is unlikely you will get approved when your debt already exceeds what you can afford.  The first step to home ownership is getting rid of unsecured debt. […]

Bargaining is an art that, when mastered, can help you obtain goods and services at a fair or lower price. Consumers often pay more due to a lack of negotiation skills. The inability to effectively communicate and reach a price consensus leaves many paying higher prices than necessary. Equip yourself with the artistry of negotiation […]

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 […]

South Africa is an enchanting country brimming with culture, history, and breathtaking landscapes. What’s even more exciting is that families can indulge in various exhilarating activities without spending a cent. Low Cost Activities for Families in South Africa Local Markets: Engage with the community while exploring local crafts and food at markets like Neighbourgoods and […]

Are you overwhelmed by debt, struggling to make ends meet every month? Perhaps the idea of possibly writing off your debt has flickered through your mind as a glimmer of hope. In South Africa, there isn’t a legal provision that allows for the outright “writing off” of debt in the sense that it can be […]

Whether it’s a sudden medical emergency, car repair, or unplanned job loss, these events can bring stress and financial strain. Unexpected financial emergencies are inevitable, hitting us when we least expect and leaving us in a tight spot. Without a buffer, you’re forced to shoulder the stress of scrambling for funds, possibly accruing debt, or […]

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