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Reading Time: < 1 minute we look at reasons why some consumers struggle to stay positive about their debt review journey. There are many things that can rob you of your joy and enthusiasm for getting out of debt. read more

Debtfree Magazine: Our Editor’s Note

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you have been to the shops to buy oil or recently filled up your petrol tank, then you know how rough it is at the moment. read more

Debtfree Magazine: Our Cover

Reading Time: < 1 minute Many people struggle to stay in debt review and find it hard to remain focused on getting out of debt. .. many things can rob you of your joy while in the process. read more

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Reading Time: < 1 minute If it feels like all you have been getting recently is bad news well, then we have some good news for you: Debtfree Magazine is out and you can read it now (for free). read more

Debtfree Magazine: Our Editor’s Note

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you become overloaded, you cant just carry on as normal, something has to change. So you shed some of the things weighing you down, read more

Debtfree Magazine: Our Cover

Reading Time: < 1 minute This month our cover highlights the danger of too much bad news. It seems bad news is around every corner these days from….to read more

Read Debtfree Magazine Now

Reading Time: < 1 minute You can read the latest issue of Debtfree Magazine now. Each month the magazine focuses on issues that those who are dealing with debt face and tips on how to cope with them. read more

Editor’s Note (Debtfree Magazine Issue 3 of 2022)

Reading Time: 3 minutes As Covid-19 related restrictions continue to be lifted and the National State of Disaster looks to be coming to an end…relatively soon, people are thinking about a return to a more normal life. read more

Debtfree Magazine Issue 3 of 2022 – The Cover

Reading Time: < 1 minute Adjusting to being in debt review is hard. It calls on consumers to make big changes in a short time period. This month we dive into a common feeling that many people who start to pay off their debts have. read more

News

Cash Converters Debt Review Now Handled By Consumer Friend

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cash Converters have decided to make use of award winning credit provider debt review service provider Consumer Friend for their debt review cases. read more

Have You Signed Up?

Reading Time: 2 minutes If … you would like to be eligible to officially ‘win’ a Golden Piggybank Award …the organisers ask that you formally sign up and register read more

A Little Healthy Competition

Reading Time: < 1 minute Two of the country’s largest debt counselling practices are heading to the sports fields for a little healthy competition. read more

NCR Webinar About Debt Help

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Tuesday 21st June 2022 the National Credit Regulator will be holding a webinar all about updating statuses on the Debt Help System. read more

Debt Collector Fined 1.2 Million For Bad Behaviour

Reading Time: 2 minutes After receiving many complaints, the Council of Debt Collectors investigated and charged Laflar Collections (PTY) Ltd with 323 violations regarding their collections processes. read more

When Hawks Hunt Sharks

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Hawks have once again swooped down on another illegal loan shark. read more

African Bank Buy Grindrod Bank

Reading Time: 2 minutes African Bank Buy Grindrod For Instant Access To Business Market African Bank just spent R1.5 Billion to acquire Grindrod Bank. Grindrod Bank (Grindrod Financial Holdings Limited) was set up as a boutique merchant bank back in 1994 and has shown … read more

You Will Pay More For Petrol From Today

Reading Time: < 1 minute The much feared petrol price increase is finally here. read more

SABC News Feature About Debt Counselling

Reading Time: < 1 minute The SABC recently ran a story about how the NCR is urging consumers to only sign up with registered and reputable Debt Counsellors read more

Living on Less

Prescribed Debt – When You No Longer Have To Pay

Reading Time: < 1 minute Some debts prescribe or lapse and no longer even need to be repaid if the creditor does not try to collect them for a certain time period (eg. 3 years) read more

Debt Review School (Legal Tip)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Debt review is not a casual agreement on the telephone between you and the bank which can quickly be broken by either party. No, it is a legal process done via the courts. read more

Consumer Cash Crunch Interview (eNCA)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Watch this short video interview with consumer expert Moeshfieka Botha as she talks about how we find it hard not to treat ourselves even when money is tight. read more

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Debt Review School – Don’t Forget About This Small Expense

Reading Time: < 1 minute While under debt review it is important to learn (and practice skills that will help you both during and after your debt review. One such skill is budgeting. read more

Debt Review Success Tip #10

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are always on Insta looking at the people’s holidays and fancy lifestyle (or at least the one they want to show you) then you will soon start to crave what they have even if you cannot really afford it. read more

Students & Pensioners Discounts At Game

Reading Time: 2 minutes Game say they want to help as these customers are facing growing pressure from inflation etc. This way all these clients can get access to the deal even if their schedule formerly did not allow read more

Debt Review Success Tip #9

Reading Time: 4 minutes So, beware of where you go online looking for advice. Before joining some random chatroom or group somewhere online.. read more

Debt Review Success Tip #8

Reading Time: 4 minutes Many consumers who start the process and leave everything in the hands of the Debt Counsellor, later find they are unsatisfed with their progress. read more

Debt Review Success Tip #7

Reading Time: 4 minutes Debt Review Takes Time: One of the biggest enemies to debt review success is impatience.  read more