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Debtfree DIGI August 2016 – The Cover

Debtfree Cover – Aug 2016 We love to share our new covers with our readers. Often they feature places and scenes that help you think what it will be like to be debt free one day. This month we decided … read more

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Debtfree Magazine – July 2016

Debtfree Magazine – The July Edition The July issue of Debtfree Magazine is available to read. This month we walk the red Carpet at the annual Debt Review Awards as well as catch up on all the recent news within … read more

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Debtfree DIGI July 2016 – The Cover

Debtfree DIGI July 2016 The cover of our soon to be released issue of Debtfree Magazine. This month we track all the latest industry news and have an in depth look at the 2016 annual Debt Review Awards. Be sure … read more

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Debtfree DIGI Magazine June 2016

Debtfree DIGI June 2016 The June 2016 issue of Debtfree Magazine is now out. Subscribers and Facebook and Twitter followers get a first read, as always. This month we look at one of the most daring cases of mass fraudulent … read more

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Debtfree DIGI June 2016 – The Cover

Debtfree DIGI June 2016 Cover South Africa’s iconic mother city is captured in what can only be described as a warm glow (even on cold winters days) in this month’s cover image. We thought to give our readers a first … read more

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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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Who Must Register As A Credit Provider?

Who Must Register? Many people have heard that there have been some changes to the National Credit Act and regulations. One big change has to do with the definition of a Credit Provider. In the past you had to lend … read more

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Nedbank Invite (KZN)

Nedbank Invite KZN DCs To Meet Nedbank have been travelling the country with a series of what they describe as “candid conversations”. This they say is in place of the usual workshops and conferences.   The upcoming session is hosted … read more

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Annual DCASA Conference

Debt Counsellors Association of South Africa Conference Each year the Debt Counsellors Association of South Africa (DCASA) host a conference in Kempton Park at Emperors Palace. The 2016 conference happened this week. Over 200 people managed to get seats at … read more

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Debt Counsellors Conference This Week (JHB)

DCASA Annual Conference This Week The annual Debt Counsellors Association of South Africa (DCASA) Conference will happen this week in Johannesburg (at the usual Emperors Palace – Senate Room, in Kempton Park near the Airport). The conference provides an opportunity … read more

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NCR Quarterly Report Due On Monday

NCR Report Due 15th August Debt Counsellors are required to send statistics to the NCR on a quarterly basis. This report is due next week Monday and all Debt Counsellors are reminded to complete the Form 42 and submit it … read more

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New Debt Review Head At African Bank

African Bank Appoint New Head of Alternative Collections African Bank lump both debt review and administration together under one department, namely: Alternative Collections. They have just appointed one of their own to the post of Head of Alternative Collections. The … read more

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Consumers Unable To Use NCR Website

NCR Website Suspended The National Credit Regulator (NCR) run a website which carries a register of Debt Counsellors and credit providers (as well as notices and tenders etc). This allows consumers looking for debt review assistance to try to find … read more

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ABSA Introduce Facebook Banking

Bank Via Facebook Over the years consumers have adopted many new ways to bank. From credit cards and EFTs to Snapscan and cellphone banking. Now ABSA are taking things to another level and have introduced Facebook banking. In what is … read more

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Thinking of Becoming a Debt Counsellor?

Challenging But Rewarding Debt is on the increase. The economy continues to struggle along and this means that many people will take on debt to get by. While many today take on debt to buy things they don’t really need right … read more

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Pokemeon Go – What’s All The Hype?

Pokemon GO If you have not heard about Pokemon GO then it is possible you have not been outdoors for a few weeks and have no internet connection. POGO (as some people refer to it) is what is called an … read more

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Free Computer Games from Ubisoft

Ubisoft Give Away Older Games For Free This year computer gaming company Ubisoft turn 30. To celebrate staying in business and making so much money they are giving away downloads of their older games for free. In total 7 games, … 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