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Read Debtfree Magazine

Read Debtfree Magazine Now This issue of Debtfree Magazine we discuss what being under debt review does to your credit score (we also talk about what that is and if it is important). We have a look back at 2016 … read more

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Debtfree Magazine – Editor’s Note (Dec)

Debtfree Magazine – Our Editor’s Note When the end of the year rolls around, you ask yourself: Where did the time go? Funny how throughout the rest of the year, things seemed to drag by and then suddenly December is … read more

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Debtfree Magazine December – The Cover

Debtfree Magazine December We love to give our readers a look at the upcoming issue. This month we not only review the year (2016 was an interesting one) but we also look at recent news and discuss what some consider … read more

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Who is your favourite PDA?

Vote For Your Favourite PDA Over the next 8 weeks, people will have the chance to vote for some of their favourite service providers in the debt review industry. Each year the industry itself gets to participate in a peer … read more

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Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note So, Americans have voted and chosen their next President. The results were close, as always, even though the vast majority of Americans didn’t bother to vote. Though Mr. Trump took the vote at the end of the day … read more

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Read Debtfree Magazine Now

Debtfree Magzine November 2016 This issue we look at the secret ingredient which will make or break a consumer’s debt review. We have a series of articles looking at how this secret ingredient will help in various situations, from when … read more

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Debtfree Magazine November 2016 – The Cover

Debtfree Magazine November 2016 Is Coming Soon We like to give our readers a look at our cover for the upcoming issue of Debtfree. This issue we look at the secret ingredients that make a debt review work. The magazine … read more

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Debtfree DIGI – Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note To pay…or not to pay? That is the question that we have a detailed look at this issue. Many consumers face this choice at the end of the year when the holidays roll around. We consider the dangers … read more

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Read Debtfree Magazine October 2016

Read the October 2016 Issue This month we look at the challenges that come with paying the right amount on time every month while under debt review. What happens if circumstances change? What happens if one can’t pay? We also … read more

News

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The Rich & The Poor

These Few People Have The Combined Wealth of 3.5 Billion People A new statistic released by charity organisation, Oxfam has everyone abuzz. Apparently, the world’s 8 richest Billionaires have the same amount of money as half of the world’s population. … read more

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Coming Changes to the Courts Act

Courts of Law Amendments There have been a number of important court cases which have changed the way we understand things about the law and the way the courts work. This and other challenges has prompted a relook at the … read more

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Debt Counsellor’s Advice For Parents

Debt Counsellor Interview – Advice for Parents Listen to OFM as they discuss the costs of getting children back to school. Debt Counsellor Zune’ Coetzee (of the Alliance of Professional Debt Counsellors) offers parents some advice on how to save … read more

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Back To School Hampers For Your Clients

DCCS Back To School Hampers Debt Counselling Commuinity Support (DCCS) is a charity-like organisation run by members of the debt counselling community. They organise help for consumers who are under debt review and trying to pay off their debt responsibly. … read more

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Who Is Your Favourite Debt Counsellor?

SA’s Favourite Debt Counsellor It is time for consumers to tell us who their favourite Debt Counselling firms are. Over the next 4 weeks Debt Counsellors will be able to invite others to vote for them online. It is a … read more

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Reduce Your Debt Obligations (radio interview)

How to Reduce Your Debt Obligations (without debt review)   Financial Planner, Kirsty Scully talks to Primedia about how to avoid debt and how to reduce your debt while trying to maintain your lifestyle. She discusses paying off higher interest … read more

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Debt Counsellor’s January Tips

Savings Tips From A Debt Counsellor A short 3 minute radio interview with Bloemfontein Debt Counsellor Zune Coetzee of the Alliance of Professional Debt Counsellors. Zune’ offers some tips for consumers on how to save, cut costs and deal with … read more

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January Petrol Price Increase

Petrol Price Hike Hits Home In Jan The Department of Energy has announced that petrol will soon cost half a Rand more and Diesel and Paraffin are also going up. It has been announced that a price hike of 50 … read more

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DC Partner Holiday

DC Partner End of Year Holiday Payment Distribution Agency DC Partner will, like many businesses be shutting it’s doors for a few days as staff take some, well deserved, time off to refresh. The brief closure will run from 2:30 pm … read more

Living on Less

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Did You Know You Can Get Free Playstation Games?

Free Games We love it when you can get something for nothing. And we all know that Playstation games are so very expensive. Well maybe there was a time you could afford the latest titles but if you are living … read more

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Do You Have A Money Plan?

Money Plan – What’s That? Here is an infographic from one of SA’s big banks suggesting how a consumer’s monthly spend should look. They call it a ‘money plan‘ many people would call it a quick budget (but that’s not the … read more

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Retirement Plans (John Oliver)

John Oliver Talks Retirement Plans This video takes a look at all the promises that retirement plans make. It takes a poke at the middle men and discusses the American set up of such policies. It also has some funny visuals … read more

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Are Garnishee Orders Dead? (Video)

Are Garnishee Orders Dead? Our Editor Zak King interviews Seb Alexanderson of National Debt Advisors about garnishee orders (EAOs). What are they? Can they be avoided? Can they be included in a debt review? Can debt review help consumers with garnishee … read more

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The Funny But Sad State of the American Debt Industry

America’s Debt Buying Industry Is No Joke This episode of John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight looks at debt buying in the USA. The show is around 20 min and reveals the low levels of protection and regulation in this industry … read more

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Needs Vs Wants

Need Vs Wants- Learning the Difference Can Save You A World Of Pain It is said that many people buy things they don’t need, to impress people they don’t like, with money they don’t have. Keeping up with thee Jones’s … read more

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Understanding Your Credit Report

Understanding Your Credit Report It is one thing to obtain a credit report but another to understand what it is you are seeing. Below you will find a helpful infographic which shows you the main aspects of all credit bureau … read more

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Getting Your Credit Report

How to Get Your Credit Report You have a right to know what information is being stored about you and your credit usage. Here is a helpful infographic all about how to gain access to that information.  Download the Infographic … read more

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SHOP, SHOP, SHOP

Why We Shop Just as sports people get a high from running and exercise our brains also reward us with happy chemicals when we shop. We buy stuff and we feel happy. This can lead to buying things for that … read more