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Reading Time: < 1 minute This issue we look at what could be the biggest Crypto scam SA has ever seen. We also have tips, advice, news, interviews, downloads and more. read more

Editor’s Note – Debtfree Magazine Issue #6 of 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Worrying about work and money can be really stressful and bad for your emotional health. This is something we take a look at this issue. read more

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Most people seem to be in shock that two youngsters from South Africa have managed to pull off one of the largest thefts this country has ever seen read more

Read Debtfree Magazine (Issue #5 of 2021)

Reading Time: < 1 minute The latest Debtfree Magazine is now available to read right here on the site (below). This month Debtfree Magazine has articles such as: The Debt Rearrangement Bill read more

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Reading Time: < 1 minute This month we take a deep look at the very beginning of a new law that will possibly (probably) impact on debt review in the future. read more

Editor’s Note (Issue #5 of 2021)

Reading Time: 3 minutes This month we made the decision to adopt a pet from the Animal Anti Cruelty Society… it is a time of both excitement and stress. read more

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Debtfree Magazine issue #4 of 2020 is now available to read (below). This issue we look at a massive challenge facing those who enter the debt review process and who later change their mind. read more

Editor’s Note

Reading Time: 3 minutes It takes most people a lifetime to realize that having lots of shiny things is not the path to happiness. Life is a little more complex than that. But the chance to reach out and perhaps grasp happiness in any form is so enticing. read more

Debtfree Magazine Cover (#4 of 2021)

Reading Time: < 1 minute This month we are having a look at leaving the debt review process early. Should you do it? how can you do it? What do you need to watch out for? read more

News

Debt Counsellors Struggling With Debt Help System

Reading Time: < 1 minute Recently, Debt Counsellors have been complaining that they are having some difficulty listing new clients on the system. read more

Post Looting Petrol Price Hike

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a result of the recent criminal looting spree in areas in KZN and Gauteng, the international markets dumped Rands and the value dropped verse currencies like the US Dollar. read more

Civil Unrest Survival Guide

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is a helpful (and very unofficial) tongue in cheek guide to Surviving the Civil Unrest from Debtfree Magazine contributor Steve Rosenberg’s home office. read more

Criminal Looting Hammers SA Business

Reading Time: 3 minutes In parts of KZN and Gauteng criminals have been storming malls and stealing goods as well as vandalising vehicles and buildings. read more

Credit Ombud Rules In Consumers Favor 60% of the Time

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Ombud is an independent 3rd party who is able to investigate and rule over a matter that is in dispute…Credit Ombud read more

Another NCR Webinar Regarding Leaving Debt Review

Reading Time: < 1 minute The upcoming webinars will be held on the 9th of July at 10am and 12 noon. read more

Debt Review Awards 10 September 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute The annual Debt Review Awards Gala will be held on 10 September 2021. It will be live streamed on YouTube… read more

Rates Increases Coming In July

Reading Time: < 1 minute Around the country, new higher rates and charges will be coming into effect placing already strained consumers under added pressure. read more

Prices Are Skyrocketing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Inflation has shot up to 5.2%* and some of the biggest drivers of this high rate of inflation are the increasing fuel costs and food prices. read more

Living on Less

What is a Form 17.2?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Form 17.2 is a document used to let a consumer’s various credit providers know that they have now been accepted for debt restructuring …debt review read more

Free Booklet About Leaving Debt Review

Reading Time: 2 minutes … help them avoid being scammed or making poor decisions about how & when to leave the process.You can read and then download the (1Mb) booklet in PDF format read more

FNB Scam Warning: A OTP Cannot Be Used To Reverse A Transaction

Reading Time: 2 minutes A One Time Pin cannot be used to reverse a fraudulent transaction no matter what anyone tells you. read more

Debt Counsellors To Pay NCR Their Renewal Fees

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since it is a requirement to practice (according to Debt Counsellors’ terms and conditions) it is vital that all Debt Counsellors pay these fees by the end of the month. read more

Your Debt Review Questions Answered

Reading Time: 2 minutes To make your life easier we have a page with links to dozens of common debt review and debt counselling related topics and questions. read more

What Is A PDA?

Reading Time: 5 minutes a specialised type of service provider to the debt review industry. These Payment Distribution Agents are registered with the National Credit Regulator (NCR) and assist consumers with distributing their monthly debt repayments read more

What is a Form 17.1?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The National Credit Act (NCA) has a large number of official forms that get used during debt review. One of these forms is called Form 17.1. read more

Which Shop Is Cheaper?

Reading Time: 2 minutes sent their team to do some shopping at the 3 biggest grocery shops in their area, namely PnP, Woolies and Checkers. They went to buy the same 12 items from each shop to compare the pricing. read more

Coping With Stress

Reading Time: 3 minutes One key in learning to cope with your stress is to learn to identify what it is that is stressing you. read more