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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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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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AllProDC Boycott C.I.F.

Alliance of Professional Debt Counsellors calls for CIF to be Shut The Alliance of Professional Debt Counsellors (AllProDC) have taken a firm stance against the Credit Industry Forum (CIF) after being snubbed by several CIF sub committees. Who are AllProDC? … read more

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DCASA W Cape (next week) Last Chance to RSVP

DCASA Meeting Next Week- Book Your Spot Those wishing to attend the Debt Counsellors of South Africa Meeting in Parow, Cape Town next week Tuesday need to make a booking by today. RSVP to : admin@dcasa.co.za   read more

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Repo Rate Unchanged

Repo Rate Stays The Same It was good news for consumers as the Reserve bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago today announced that the Repo Rate (the rate that banks borrow money at) will remain the same for now. This is good … read more

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SA Taxi Don’t Want Service Via Email

SA Taxi Want the Sheriff to Come Calling Credit Provider SA Taxi have something of a non cooperative reputation when it comes to debt review. When debt review first began they were hit by a number of claims in regard … read more

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SBSA Final Acceptances (DCRS)

Standard Bank Procedure for DCRS Acceptances DCRS is a computer system designed by the various big banks to help make proposals about debt which they will automatically accept if Debt Counsellors use it. The idea is that after capturing all … read more

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FNB Open Offices to DCs In August

FNB Invite Debt Counsellors Around The FNB debt review department have kindly extended a warm welcome to all Debt Counsellors to come and visit them on the 24th of August at their offices.   Clearing Up Older Issues FNB have … read more

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NCR Have 4 Credit Providers Arrested

NCR Raid CPs in Northern Cape The National Credit Regulator (NCR) have conducted raids on credit providers in the Northern Cape along with the SA Police Service resulting in 4 arrests. The NCR investigated 10 credit providers in the area … read more

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Capfin Loans Are Now Century Capital Loans

Capfin Loans Now Belong To CenCap Consumer Friend handle debt review related matters for (among other firms) popular credit provider Capfin. Capfin offer loans to consumers and their product was bought in 2013 by Southern View Finance UK. Now Southern View … 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