Govt's debt forgiveness plan 'dangerous', warns CEO

2017-06-05 20:35

Government’s intention to implement a debt forgiveness programme for over-indebted households poses a major threat to the financial sector, says a debt review expert.

Why Debt Rescue was voted the best debt counselling firm in SA

SPONSORED: Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets speaks to Fin24 about how assisting thousands of people to become debt free helped the firm scoop prizes at the Debt Review Awards.

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Debt Rescue CAN make debt your friend

2015-05-22 14:05

ADVERTORIAL: Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets explains the concept of debt councelling as a solution for an over-indebted consumer's financial predicament.

Lower fuel prices boon for consumers

2015-01-05 10:05

There seems to be no global consensus on the level at which fuel prices will stabilise, but the current situation is extremely positive for consumers, says the AA.

Petrol price dip not licence to spend

2014-11-03 15:33

The drop in the fuel price may bring temporary relief, but consumer debt remains high, warns an expert.

Eskom tariff increase will hit consumers hard

2014-10-07 15:05

The Eskom tariff increase will have a profoundly negative impact on deeply indebted consumers, warns an expert.

Petrol prices: What consumers can expect

2014-08-30 14:04

Don't expect another big petrol price drop or price hike until the year end, economists predict.

Could be more difficult to get unsecured loans

2014-08-20 09:20

Unsecured loans will probably become more difficult to come by, because African Bank is now under curatorship, says a debt expert.

Petrol price drop means little to jobless

2014-06-03 07:00

The petrol price decrease will lighten the burden for heavily-indebted South Africans, but will impact little on the unemployed, says a debt management firm.

Petrol price drop not elections ploy

2014-05-02 22:23

It is not true that the petrol price decrease is because of the upcoming national poll, says the energy department.

Consumers can't afford the petrol levy amid growing levels of debt and soaring costs of living, according to debt expert Neil Roets.

Consumers can't afford the petrol levy amid growing levels of debt and soaring costs of living, according to debt expert Neil Roets.

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Consumers squeezed to the max this year - debt expert

2016-01-11 12:45

The drought, a likely Eskom price hike and a probable tax increase early this year will lead to consumers being squeezed to the maximum in 2016, warns a debt expert.

Petrol price: No honeymoon for consumers

2015-05-01 19:30

There is no reprieve for consumers about the unchanged fuel price as they are already struggling to make ends meet amid mounting consumer debt.

Petrol price scrapes new lows

2014-11-30 15:45

Petrol is at its cheapest level for the year after the latest drop reversed all gains for 2014 and an economist is seeing a further decline in the new year.

Petrol price drop a relief for consumers

2014-10-31 22:34

The decrease in the prices of petrol and diesel will bring some respite to deeply indebted consumers, according to Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets.

Perfect storm could hit consumers - experts

2014-09-30 16:03

Deeply indebted onsumers are in for hard times with middle and lower income groups expected to suffer the most, warn experts.

Massive petrol price drop

2014-08-29 15:38

Cash-strapped consumers will get a breather at the pumps with the prices of petrol and diesel falling in September.

Interest rate could peak near 11% next year

2014-07-29 14:15

The ever-increasing cost of living means that many South Africans could lose their middle class status or fall into poverty, warns an expert.

More consumers escaping debt collectors

2014-05-13 13:49

Consumers are increasingly looking for a way to escape debt collectors, who threaten to seize their belongings, warns an expert.

Petrol hike to dampen festive cheer

2013-12-24 22:24

Motorists are set to have a bleak start to the New Year with a steep petrol hike expected in January - a month with heavy financial demands.

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