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Read Debtfree Magazine (October 2017)

Read the Latest Issue of Debtfree SA’s Free Debt Counselling and Debt Review Magazine This month we discuss how long it takes to settle different forms of credit and compare that with options for becoming debt free like sequestration, administration … read more

Debtfree Magazine (Oct 2017): Editor’s Note

Debtfree October 2017: Our Editor’s Note “Good things come to those who wait“. “Time heals all wounds”. “Slow and steady wins the race“.   All these sentiments, which you have, at some time, no doubt heard someone say about a … read more

Debtfree Magazine: October 2017 Cover

Debtfree Magazine October Cover Our cover for October probably hits home with anyone who is trying to pay off debt, in one form or another. We all want to be debt free but the question is: How long is it … read more

Read Debtfree Now

Read The Latest Debtfree The National Credit Regulator are asking the public to help them find the right fee structure for debt review. We discuss this as well as the latest debt review related news and reviews from the debt … read more

Debtfree Magazine September – Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note It has been a stormy few weeks for the world. America has been hit by multiple hurricanes including the largest storm ever recorded. Millions of people have been displaced and many have lost homes, businesses and more. Puerto … read more

Debtfree Magazine Latest Cover

Debtfree Magazine September 2017 Cover This month the magazine looks at what consumers are paying for when they pay a monthly after care fee. We also look deeper into the NCR’s initial updated proposal on what they think consumers should … read more

Read Debtfree Magazine Now

Debtfree Magazine August 2017 Debtfree Magazine is out and you can read it now. This month we compare dieting and debt review. They share many things in common (like needing it but not wanting it). We also review the DCASA … read more

Debtfree Magazine August 2017 – Editor’s Note

Debtfree Magazine – Editor’s Note When you hear how much professional fighters get paid you may wonder if you would be prepared to let someone punch you in the face, for half an hour, in order to earn a few … read more

Debtfree Magazine Cover

Debtfree Magazine August Cover This month we ask: Is it time for a debt diet? Maybe a credit cleanse or some bad debt banting. There are many similarities between dieting and debt review. We explore these in this issue. We also … read more

News

DCASA AGM 2017

DCASA AGM Today The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Debt Counsellors Association of South Africa (DCASA) is being held today at the Kempton Park Golf Club. AGMs give associations the chance to attend to some critical business, like updating … read more

Debt Counsellors Reports To The NCR Due

Debt Counsellor Quarterly Reports Due On Wednesday Debt Counsellors are reminded that they have to hand in their quarterly reports to the NCR with recent debt review statistics (from 1st of July till the end of September 2017). The reports are due by the … read more

NCT in KZN Next Week

NCT Motion Court In KZN The National Consumer Tribunal (NCT) is empowered to deal with debt review consent matters in terms of NCA Section 86(7)(b) for debt review. Next week, from the 8th till the 10th the NCT will be … read more

The Mini Budget and Beyond

Mini Budget Promises Little Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s recent mini budget (also known as the medium-term budget policy statement) was sadly not very encouraging. Though there was admittedly little to work with, given the state of the country’s finances, some … read more

DReX Now Live For DCs

Debt Counsellor Access on DReX Now Live As of today (1 November 2017), Debt Counsellors who have already signed up on the Debt Review Exchange (DReX) will be able to pull information about clients directly from Consumer Friend. This means … read more

Attorney Profile: Kim Armfield & Associates

Profile: Kim Armfield & Associates Debtfree took some time to speak to well respected Attorney, Kim Armfield who has been dealing with debt review matters for many years. We asked her a few questions about her practice, her cases and … read more

DCASA (W Cape) Meeting Reminder

DCASA (W Cape) Meeting on the 7th November The Debt Counsellors Association of South Africa will be meeting in the Western Cape at the Parow Golf Club (upstairs) on the 7th November for the last meeting of 2017. There will … read more

NCR Now After VW Financial Services

NCR Issue Volkswagen Financial Services A Compliance Notice Recently the National Credit Regulator (NCR) issued BMW Financial Services with a warning Compliance Notice demanding that they refund consumers with “on the road” fees charged over the last decade. They then … read more

Lewis Buy UFO

Lewis Group recently announced that they have acquired United Furniture Outlets (UFO), which is a cash retailer of luxury household furniture and accessories.     A High-end Furniture Retailer UFO was established over a decade ago, in 2004 and currently … read more

Living on Less

7 Simple Holiday Savings Tips

Holiday Savings Tips Who doesn’t love the holidays? It’s the best time of the year, where family and friends get together and we finally get to just have some fun. But, in the midst of all this fun, laughter, food … read more

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Debt Review School – PDA Banking Details

Someone Telling You The PDA Has Changed Banking Details? read more

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Debt Review School – New Email Address

Did you just change your email address? read more

3 Personal Finance Tips That Will Change The Way You’ve Been Thinking

3  Simple Tips That Will Change The Way You Think About Your Finances Being a finance ninja is a full-time job. Why? Because getting your budget under control can be a rather challenging task. It takes time and effort, grasshopper. … read more

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Debt Review School – Changing You Phone Number

So, you got a new phone number, did you? read more

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Debt Review School: Skipping Payments

Never Skip Payments. It Will Invalidate Your Entire Debt Review To Date If you leave debt review your credit providers may go back to the original agreements they had in place with you before you entered debt review. This may … read more

Free Game (If You Hurry): Sid Meier’s Civilization III

Free Game From Humble Bundle If you enjoy the Sid Meier’s Civilization genre of games then you will be happy to learn that if you act quick you can enjoy the complete Civilization III for free from Humble Bundle. Living … read more

Debt Review and Marriage

Debt Review And Marriage Planning your financial future with your partner is a big part of any relationship. Marriage links two people together and one way or another it also links their finances and debts as well. Dealing with finances … read more

Visit SA National Parks For Free

South African National Parks Week When watching your finances and counting your pennies under debt review, you have to be wise with how you spend money on entertainment. You may hear about other parents or friends who are able to … read more