ARTICLES RELATING TO DEBT

How does debt counselling really help

2016-05-23 18:06

SPONSORED: We see a daily increase in the number of consumers that apply for debt counselling, says CEO and pioneer of Debt Rescue, Neil Roets.

A digital platform to compare financial products

2016-05-16 12:13

Using a single platform, South Africans can now compare products from different financial institutions in order to decide which one will best meet their financial needs.

How to get out of debt

2016-05-13 07:00

Worsening macroeconomic conditions may contribute to poor credit behaviour by consumers. How do you get rid of debt?

Get clued up on debt

2016-05-09 14:42

SPONSORED: A large percentage of the South African population is currently in debt and what is not always fully understood is that there are different types of debt.

Good debt vs bad debt: Get clued up!

2016-05-04 13:52

A large percentage of the South African population is currently in debt and what is not always fully understood is that debt is not just debt; there are in fact different types of debt.

Household credit growth reflects subdued economy

2016-04-29 17:18

Consumers are expected to experience increased financial pressure this year, which will impact their credit-risk profiles and vulnerability, caution experts.

Am I still liable for my old African Bank debt?

2016-04-26 19:18

A Fin24 user who has loan accounts with African Bank wants to know if she's still liable for the debt after five years.

African Bank’s revival – the hard lessons learnt

2016-04-22 13:30

An asset manager talks about the reincarnated African Bank and looks at the hard lessons retail investors and the asset management community learnt from Abil’s demise.

Threatened with garnishing my salary

2016-04-15 02:08

A Fin24 user who says he has been threatened with a garnishee order seeks advice.

Do you have the right budget for your lifestyle?

2016-03-30 15:30

Where should your hard-earned money go? Paul Nixon, Head of Investment Product Enablement at Barclays Africa shares how a budget can help you allocate your money wisely.

 

SA on track to meet revenue and fiscal targets - Treasury

2016-05-17 15:46

South Africa will achieve the strict consolidation targets set out in the budget despite recent signs of prolonged slow growth, says the Treasury.

Break down your debt into small portions

2016-05-16 09:19

A Fin24 user shares how he allocates his budget to manage debt as well as making provision for rainy days.

SA plans to end funeral cover sales to the poorest

2016-05-05 21:30

The government is planning to protect the country’s poorest people by stopping insurers from selling funeral cover to welfare recipients.

How to face the harsh reality of small business liquidation

2016-05-04 08:00

Some small business owners are struggling to make ends meet and the decision to become insolvent may be difficult. Thomas van Zyl, Insolvency Practitioner at Mazars, shares advice on the route to take when your business is not going to make it.

Saving not all about tax breaks - expert

2016-04-27 15:47

While calling on SA policy makers to provide more tax breaks, South Africans should address their own behaviour as well, cautions an expert.

3 steps to get out of debt

2016-04-26 17:24

The latest quarterly reports released by the National Credit Regulator (NCR) show South African’s are still over-burdened by personal debt issues.

4 ways to stay afloat during tough financial times

2016-04-20 06:35

As the cost of living continues to soar, the biggest financial mistake you can make is failing to acknowledge that you might be at risk of becoming over-indebted.

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22 million South Africans have a credit facility - debt expert

We spoke to debt expert Neil Roets on Friday when the Department of Energy announced massive fuel price hikes for the coming week. In this video we find our more about indebted South African consumers and what some of their options are. Watch.

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Will debts for unemployed be written off?

2016-03-20 21:47

A Fin24 user who has been unemployed for more than six months wants to know if creditors can write off her debts since she's unable to pay them.

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