Debt review a lifeline for borrowers, committee hears

2018-02-15 19:45

Debt review is a “lifeline” for borrowers and its shortcomings need to be addressed if it is to work effectively, according to a Treasury official.

Consumer Goods Council calls for proper impact assessment of credit bill

2018-02-01 19:32

A proper impact assessment study is needed on the proposed National Credit Amendment Bill, the Consumer Goods Council of SA tells Parliament.


Sassa to explain loans which trap grant recipients in 'vicious cycle'

2018-02-15 12:29

The portfolio committee on trade and industry intends to ask the SA Social Services Agency to explain how grant recipients receive loans without any affordability tests being conducted.

Reckless lending: control the 'dealer', not the 'addict' - expert

2018-01-31 12:45

Credit laws must be easier to enforce and simpler to understand, and the new draft bill should state clearly what unsecured credit is, says debt expert Clark Gardner.

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