Read the October 2014 issue of Debtfree Magazine
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In This Issue:
This issue has the usual mountain of industry news (is everyone suing everyone?) and interviews. We have letters from a consumer and information for Debt Counsellors about the various industry associations. Consumers can pick up some simple money saving tips and tricks in our LIVING ON LESS section.
Guess What? Debt Vader is back and he is as mad as ever! He has a mouthful for credit providers this month. Love or hate him he sure is amusing.
We hope you enjoy the issue.
The New Economic Rights Alliance Target the NCR NewERA are well known for stirring up a hornets nest and not being afraid to take on big organisations in the media and courts. The latest organisation in their crosshairs seems to … read more
Securitisation The idea of securitisation has slowly become public knowledge as organisations such as NewERA and the DCU talk to the media about the subject. There have been TV shows and Mainstream magazine and newspaper articles on the subject. So, … read more
NEWERA ACTIVITY REVIEW FOR 2013 NewERA have been busy this year. They have been involved in the Debt Counsellors Union (DCU) and numerous other matters. Here is their round up of 2013 and what they feel they have accomplished: … read more
NewERA and the Debt Counsellors Union have been pushing for more disclosure about who really owns consumers debts. As Debt Counsellors have a duty to try ensure that a creditor gets their … read more
NewERA Workshop NewERA are hosting a self-help workshop in an effort they say “to teach the truth about money and banking“. They say it will also feature practical tips on how to deal with banks and debt collectors. When … read more
New ERA think they have found a securitisation precedent back in 2008. NewERA are a consumer group who want to ensure more clarity and transparency in regard to bonds and credit. They have been discussing the issue of securitisation (where … read more
If you are interested in securitisation then you should watch SABC’s Special Assignement this thursday. You might even spot some Debt Counsellors and familiar faces from the DCU. Special Assignment say that they will … read more
NewERA take another step towards revealing nature of Securitisation Judgement opens a world of trouble for SA banks NewERA say that “Investec Bank may have just made a monumental legal blunder. Criminal action could be coming not just to their bank, … read more