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Debtfree DIGI June 2016 – Editor’s Note

Debtfree DIGI June 2016 Our Editor’s Note Time flies. This is sometimes a scary thing. Before you know it summer is a distant memory, your new years resolutions seem like a faded fools dream and it is the heart of … read more

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Debtfree DIGI May 2016

Read Debtfree Magazine The May issue of Debtfree DIGI magazine is packed full of news, views, review and advice. Did you know that because of your debt review some insurance firms may discriminate against you? They might not even pay … read more

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Debtfree DIGI May 2016 – Editor’s Note

When travelling down life’s highway, they say it is good to stop and take a moment to appreciate all the good around you. This is because one can quickly become lost in the rush of daily life that you don’t … read more

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Debtfree DIGI May 2016 – Cover

Debtfree DIGI May issue coming soon Here is a look at our May 2016 issue cover. This issue we have a look at the impact (or lack of impact as yet) of recent Constitutional Court rulings, We discuss recent industry … read more

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Debt Review Awards Peer Review Underway

Debt Review Awards – Peer Review The annual Debt Review Awards are currently underway with members of the debt review industry using an online peer review system to comment on how their counterparts in the industry are doing. The Debt … read more

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Debt Review Awards Begins

Debt Review Awards 2016 The Process Begins Over the last half a year, the organisers of the annual Debt Review Awards have been consulting with industry role players and progressively refining the Debt Review Awards process. Time flies and before … read more

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Debtfree DIGI – April – Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note It seems that fictional character John Snow’s warning about “winter” has come to pass. Storms in the Cape wiped out around 150 houses this month and elsewhere the weather has turned. Winter has begun to settle in.  No … read more

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Read Debtfree DIGI – April issue

Debtfree DIGI April 2016 – Read It Now The April issue of Debtfree magazine is full of industry news. Who is challenging the DTI and NCR, Who are the NCR taking to the National Consumer Tribunal? Find out in the … read more

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Debt Counsellor Workshop (W Cape) Next Friday

Debt Review Awards Debt Counsellor Workshop The Debt Review Awards weekend approaches and the excitement is growing. In an effort to increase the benefit to the industry the Debt Review Awards are hosting a number of workshops on the weekend … read more

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Consumer Friend Phone Lines Down For A Few Days

Consumer Friend Upgrading Their Phone Lines On the 15th  (from 3:30pm) till the 17th of June 2016, Consumer Friend (who represent many credit providers in regard to debt review) will be improving their phone system. This means though, that you … read more

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ABSA Debt Review Centre Closed 17th (pm)

ABSA Warn of Closure of Call Centre on 17th ABSA debt review department will be closing their phone lines for the afternoon of the 17th of June. ABSA have asked that Debt Counsellors, who need assistance, call early in the day … read more

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Debt Review Awards: Peer Review Ends Today

The Debt Review Awards Peer Review Closes Today For the past 2 months members of the industry have been going online to log their input on how various companies in the debt review industry are doing. Credit providers and PDAs … read more

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NCR Now To Investigate African Bank*

NCR Investigate African Bank When the recent Myberg Report into the collapse of African Bank* came out, so did information about how the NCR had refused to assist the commission in their investigation into the causes of the banks collapse. This … read more

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Fitch Follow Suit

Fitch Keep SA Rating As Stable Ratings Agency Fitch Ratings has followed suit with Moodys and S&P in maintaining  their rating of SA’s Foreign currency rating. At present Fitch has SA’s Foreign Currency Rating at BBB (which is still a…OK … read more

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Moneyweb Questions SARB and NCR over Myberg Report

Moneyweb Question NCR Silence and African Bank Fine Reduction Popular financial website Moneyweb have recently run a series of articles regarding the Myberg Commission report into the collapse of African Bank*. They have called into question the South African Reserve … read more

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African Bank Change Acceptance Policy

African Bank To Restructure Upon Acceptance The good people at African Bank have recently made a number of system improvements which is allowing them to come into line with the procedures followed by most other major banks in regard to … read more

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Can They Take Your Car?

They Want To Take Your Car – Do You Have To Let Them? For many years now, creditors have found some quite ingenious and subtle methods to obtain payment from a defaulting consumer.   These methods have included having an agent … read more

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PDAs Increase The Success of Debt Review

IN A NUTSHELL PDAs Increase The Success of Debt Review It is tempting to do things just because you can. However, unless you are well equipped to deal with the risks of going it alone in the debt review industry, … read more

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Making Your Debt Review Work – The Final Step to a Successful Debt Review

Making Your Debt Review Work If you have already taken the preceding 4 steps to make a success of your debt review then you will avoid a lot of hardship and problems. You will know who to trust and who … read more

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Making Your Debt Review Work – 2 More Steps to a Successful Debt Review

Making Your Debt Review Work Once you have signed up with a Debt Counsellor and have found out who your attorneys will be and who will be handling your money each month it is time to look at making a … read more

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Making Your Debt Review Work – 3 More Steps to a Sucessful Debt Review

Making Your Debt Review Work Once you have an idea who your Debt Counsellor and attorney are there is another important party to a successful debt review. Since debt review is about paying money to your creditors we take a … read more

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Making Your Debt Review Work – 4 More Steps to a Successful Debt Review

Making Your Debt Review Work Knowing who your Debt Counsellor is is just the first of many steps you can take to ensure you make a success of the debt review process. Let’s consider another vital part of the process: … read more

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Making Your Debt Review Work – 5 Steps to a Successful Debt Review

Making Your Debt Review Work The debt review process helps consumers deal with their debt in a responsible but realistic way. It allows consumers to make an arrangement with their creditors for reduced payments over extended periods of time. Getting … read more

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Discounted movies for Vitality Members

Vitality Members can get Cheap movies So, we promised to try find more options for saving on movie tickets (which can be crazy expensive) and here we are. We look into how being a Discovery Vitality member can save you … read more