Freestate credit provider fined

2013-02-15 15:32

A Winburg credit provider has been fined R900 000 and his agreements declared unlawful by the National Consumer Tribunal.

Credit regulator axes debt counsellors

2013-01-29 17:33

Four debt counsellors have been deregistered after they contravened the National Credit Act, says the National Credit Regulator.

Consumers still mired in debt

2011-03-16 11:42

The number of consumers with bad debts increased slightly in the quarter to December, says the National Credit Regulator.

Banks give indebted a break

2010-12-14 15:24

The big four banks have agreed not to seize the homes and cars of some clients who are currently under debt counselling.

Indebted clients face double trouble

2010-11-25 13:24

A court ruling may scrap the ceiling that stops debts from more than doubling due to interest and other charges.


Breather for blacklisted South Africans

2013-02-13 20:52

Around two million blacklisted consumers will be granted a clean slate, with a proposed new credit amnesty that could give them access to housing and jobs.

Blow to banks as indebted get a break

2011-03-31 11:58

A new ruling places a strict cap on how much you can owe, which must scare the banks, say debt counsellors.

Regulator keeps right to accredit agents

2011-02-15 16:27

The National Credit Regulator has won a court case which confirms it is entitled to accredit agents collecting money from consumers under debt review.

Fewer consumers defaulting on debt

2010-12-01 15:15

The number of consumers with good credit records increased in the third quarter, indicating that fewer of the indebted are defaulting.

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