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Reading Time: < 1 minute The new issue of Debtfree Magazine is available to read right here. This issue we look into… read more

Our Editor’s Note

Reading Time: 2 minutes If 2020 were a foot race, we would have just passed the half-way mark. We would be feeling very proud of ourselves for making it this far. Cheers, pats on the back and applause all round, well done us!!! read more

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Reading Time: < 1 minute This month’s cover is all about the upcoming Debt Review Awards. Normally held at this time of year, the Debt Review Awards Gala has been converted to an online show on September 11th read more

How Can You Find the Work/Life Balance During The Pandemic?

Reading Time: 3 minutes …lockdown, many people have found themselves working from home…Finding the balance between your work and home life can be difficult…some ways to find balance read more

Editor’s Note (issue#6)

Reading Time: 2 minutes When Poland was invaded at the start of World War 2 the Polish soldiers had bicycles. The German soldiers had tanks. read more

Read Debtfree Magazine

Reading Time: < 1 minute The latest edition of Debtfree Magazine is out and answers common questions about debt review (like how long will it take?) and also has all the latest news (like who stole R39 Billion) and also has tips and advice. read more

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Reading Time: < 1 minute The cover of this months issue relates to a common debt review question. It is surprisingly often one asked by people already in debt review. read more

Are You Ready For The New Normal?

Reading Time: 12 minutes ..The “new” normal may sadly resemble the old normal in many ways except perhaps in a mask but changes are coming. They cannot be avoided. read more

If You Are Retrenched

Reading Time: 4 minutes Retrenchments are sadly about to increase dramatically as the effects of the Pandemic and Lockdown hit hard. In order to keep some staff employed companies are going to have to let some staff go read more

News

Consumer Friend Webinar: NCT or Court?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Consumer Friend Webinar Court Applications and NCT Applications are discussed in this webinar hosted by Justin of Consumer Friend. read more

What We Can Learn From the Carte Blanche Feature on Debt Review

Reading Time: 6 minutes Though it is a pity that the consumers in the feature experienced difficulties and stress, what was good to see was how the Debt Counsellors were able to resolve the matters. If you are experiencing a problem with your debt review then be sure to talk to your Debt Counsellor read more

Debt Review Awards 2020: Criteria Chat (CPs)

Reading Time: < 1 minute This online chat between several well known industry figures ( Debt Counsellors Seb Alexanderson of NDA, Alan Manshon of the Money Clinic and Attorney Quintin Zimmerman of Liddles) covers some of the factors involved when considering credit providers. read more

Repo Rate Reaches Record Low

Reading Time: 2 minutes The repo rate has once again been cut in July, bringing further relief to SA credit users. read more

Debt Review Awards Show: Save The Date

Reading Time: < 1 minute Debt Counsellors, credit bureaus and credit providers will be able to invite all their staff to enjoy the live stream of the event online. The event has also moved to a Friday read more

TERS Extended For 6 More Weeks

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Covid-19 Temporary Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefit has been extended till 15th August 2020 read more

NCR Sets a Date For 2020 Statuary Returns

Reading Time: 2 minutes Registrants Given A New Submission Date By The NCR Earlier this year the NCR extended the date for registrants to submit statistical reports till the lockdown ended. Now they have reviewed that decision and rather ask for reports by August … read more

Repo Rate To Be Cut Again?

Reading Time: < 1 minute many experts are predicting that there will at least be a 25 basis point cut again – bringing the rate to a new all time low of 3.5%. read more

TFG Are Buying The Good Stuff From Edcon

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Foschini Group Limited are buying up parts of Edcon from the Business Rescue Practitioners. Mostly this consists of the Jet brand and stores. read more

Living on Less

Fight Virtual Fatigue

Reading Time: 3 minutes Virtual Fatigue comes from always being online and losing the boundaries between work life and home life. How can it be countered? read more

Thinking of Leaving Debt Review?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Many people who have been in the debt review process may want to leave after some time. This may be because your debts are paid up or perhaps for other reasons. Would leaving the debt review process before all your debts are paid off be a good idea? read more

Consumer Survey Reveals Lockdown Concerns

Reading Time: < 1 minute A recent consumer survey by Debt Counselling brand Debt Safe has shown that the lockdown has most consumers stressed about finances. read more

You Cannot Be Evicted During Lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘One of the government rules about the national Lockdown is that it is illegal to evict people during the lockdown’ read more

Claiming From UIF Now & After Lockdown

Reading Time: 3 minutes 2 main options for workers who are working less hours than normal and for workers who are not working at all during the lockdown. read more

Revenge of the 5th

Reading Time: < 1 minute Revenge of the 5th read more

May the 4th Be With You

Reading Time: < 1 minute Happy StarWars Day..May 4th read more

How Far From Home Can You Exercise?

Reading Time: < 1 minute This handy tool helps you figure out how far you can go while exercising under level 4 or lower Lockdown read more

Why Didn’t I Get My PDA Statement?

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you suddenly stop getting your monthly statement or have never got one yet you may wonder: why? read more