In a recent survey, a debt counselling firm asked financially stressed South Africans: “Why have you not done something to alleviate your financial stress?” Nearly 40% of respondents said that they “felt stuck”.
When faced with what appears to be an overwhelming problem, we tend to shut down and stick our heads in the sand. But, this obviously doesn’t solve the problem. What we know is that getting ourselves out of debt requires discipline and action. However, what most people don’t realise is how quickly our circumstances change when we do take action.
In this podcast, Maya Fisher-French speaks to Ntombi Dube, a remarkable woman who paid off R700 000 of debt. If you are feeling stuck and need some inspiration, listen to her story.
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