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Down with debt!

2017-09-21 12:02

In her new book, ‘Smartwoman’, financial planner and author Sylvia Walker offers some valuable tips on how to dig yourself out of debt.

Debt survey: Consumers unaware of rights

2016-09-12 19:10

Most debtors do not know that debts fall away after a certain period of time, according to a surevy conducted by Debt Rescue and Fin24.

Outlook for SA consumers dire, debt experts warn

2016-01-05 07:42

This year January, a notoriously long month with everybody’s finances stretched to the max, will hit most consumers particularly hard.

Advice for an over-indebted mom

2015-03-09 14:45

A single mother who is struggling to make ends meet wants to know how to free up money so that she can buy a car to take her son to school.

Fresh out of debt review, needing car finance

2014-10-29 15:45

A Fin24 user who has just come out of debt review was told he needs to get his credit score up before he can get vehicle finance.

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If you are under debt review, but still battling with your repayments then it is time to see your debt counsellor, says DCM group marketing director Anjela da Silva.

If you are under debt review, but still battling with your repayments then it is time to see your debt counsellor, says DCM group marketing director Anjela da Silva.

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Debt free after 3½ years

2014-05-20 07:13

Fin24 user Gavin F tells how debt counselling helped him reclaim his life after the high life landed him in big trouble.

Credit amnesty: Record goes, debt stays

2014-05-12 14:02

The credit amnesty implemented in 2014 is unlike the one implemented in 2007, where consumers needed to follow a certain process to benefit, says an expert.

How to handle an incompetent debt counsellor

2014-04-08 14:59

A Fin24 user wants to know how to deal with an incompetent debt counsellor, who caused her to lose her vehicle.

NCR drops debt counsellors

2013-05-21 17:41

The National Credit Regulator has cancelled the registration of two debt counsellors after probing their activities and compliance levels.

 
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WATCH: How debt counselling works, and what you save

Statistics from the National Credit Regulator show that up to 10 million South Africans are severely in arrears on their debt. DebtBusters CEO Ian Wason explains how debt counselling works, and how customers can benefit from it. Watch.

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Debt counselling vs debt consolidation

2016-06-20 14:43

SPONSORED: Consolidation loans are an option available to consumers and at a glance appears to be a solution to the debt trap many face, says debt expert Neil Roets.

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.

'Dying' due to R1.5m debt

2015-01-28 13:47

A Fin24 user feels as if he is "dying" under the weight of his debt of more than a million rand.

Debt counselling fees shock

2014-10-27 14:24

A Fin24 user who decided to go for debt counselling was surprised by the fees he ended up having to pay.

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The hard work for any debt counsellor really starts when they kick off the process of negotiating with the creditors, says a debt expert.

The hard work for any debt counsellor really starts when they kick off the process of negotiating with the creditors, says a debt expert.

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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.

Not winning the debt battle

2014-04-10 14:10

A Fin24 user is struggling to pay off her debt and is advised on how to apply the important in duplum rule to her benefit.

Debt mediation vesus debt counselling

2013-09-19 12:45

An expert explains the difference between debt mediation and debt counselling to a Fin24 user who is considering going for the mediation option.

Debt Counselling: What you must know

2013-05-14 09:53

There are some vital points to know about Debt Counselling, also how it will affect your credit report.

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