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Reading Time: < 1 minute We look back at some of the make and break moments of the year and consider what we can take away from them. We also discuss… read more

Editor’s Note

Reading Time: 2 minutes I don’t know about you but I feel tired. Like, lie in the lounge in my pyjamas tired. Like, it is sunny outside and the beach is down the road but I just wanna lie inside and watch Netflix read more

Debtfree Magazine: The Cover

Reading Time: < 1 minute This month we take a hard look at 2021 as you can see from our slightly scary looking cover. Hey, it was not an easy year but… you made it.  read more

Our Editor’s Note

Reading Time: 3 minutes Did you survive Black Friday? More importantly, did your wallet survive? Black Friday is the international day of overspending on things you didn’t know you wanted or needed. read more

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Read this month’s issue of Debtfree and see if you have any of the warning signs of debt addiction. We also have articles about surviving December and Januworry… read more

Debtfree Magazine Issue#11 Cover

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this issue …we look at what debt addiction means and how you can tell if you are affected. We also have the usual collection of news and reviews including how two Debt Counsellors have been fined R500 000 each this month. read more

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Reading Time: < 1 minute How can you make the most of your time and how can you find more time to do the things you want each month?..read now read more

Debtfree Issue 10 of 2021 – Our Editor’s Note

Reading Time: 3 minutes James Bond may have ‘no time to die’ but you may simply have no time at all. Time is so valuable that we say time is money. But what if you have no money and no time? That’s how most people feel these days. read more

Debtfree Magazine Cover #10/2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Our latest issue focuses in on time. Do you find you never have enough time?  Tick Tock read more

News

Fuel Prices Drop

Reading Time: < 1 minute In an unusual turn of events, the fuel price is actually going to drop slightly this month (Wed 5th Jan). read more

African Bank Debt Review Holiday Hours

Reading Time: < 1 minute African Bank Holiday Hours Everyone needs a little break and with all the public holidays coming up you may be wondering about some credit providers debt review departments work hours. Here are African Bank‘s plans for the next few days … read more

Fitch Ratings Changes Outlook To Stable

Reading Time: 2 minutes International rating agency Fitch Ratings have changed their rating for SA from a negative outlook to a stable one. read more

Highest Inflation In 5 Years

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is the highest it has been in nearly 5 years as a confluence of bad news hit SA all in one go. From petrol prices, rate hikes, international travel bans and more read more

Don’t Panic If You Received This SMS

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some consumers have recently received a somewhat scary email from ABSA about their debt review. read more

Finish the Year as a Certified Mediator

Reading Time: < 1 minute ADR-Network SA is running their final five-day Mediation training next week. This presents those with the desire to become certified mediators with the chance to complete the training this year and end 2021 as a qualified mediator. read more

Ways To Beat The Loadshedding Blues

Reading Time: 2 minutes Loadshedding is going to come and go and you can let it ruin things for you or open up new ways to get the most out of your work and home life. read more

Acquire The Skills Required To Become a Debt Counsellor

Reading Time: < 1 minute Have you thought about studying the National Credit Act and becoming a registered Debt Counsellor? read more

Banks Threatening To Close 178 000 Bank Accounts

Reading Time: < 1 minute 178 000 Zimbabweans Face Closure of Their Bank Accounts The SA Government recently announced that they do not intend to renew the visas of 178 000 Zimbabweans (the Special Zimbabwean Exemption Permit). This is no doubt stressful for these permit … read more

Living on Less

Debt Review Success Tip #6

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this short series of articles, we are looking at some of the top tips for success while under debt review. Tip #6… read more

Could You Financially Handle An Emergency?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Few South Africans save money. This has been the case for a really long time but has been made even more of a problem during the Pandemic. read more

Debt Review Success Tip #5

Reading Time: 2 minutes the discussion that you had with the Debt Counsellor will begin to fade. Details will become unclear and you will likely forget much that they told you. read more

Debt Review Success Tip #4

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are under debt review then your Debt Counsellor will occasionally call you…To do so they need your current phone number…. read more

Debt Review Success Tip #3

Reading Time: 2 minutes You will now be making progress in paying off your debts. So, it becomes important to get organised. read more

Debt Review Success: Tip #2

Reading Time: 2 minutes in the whirlwind of starting up the debt review process, they do not keep all their emails and paperwork in one place and can even lose important information and details. read more

Debt Review Success: Tip #1

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the next few days, we will look at some tips and tricks which can help you get the most out of your debt review and make a success of the process. read more

The 85% Rule Can Improve Staff Productivity

Reading Time: 2 minutes many famous bosses like Elon Musk are known to inform their workers that they are easing off the usual productivity figures and are only chasing 85% results compared to normal. read more

Dangerous December

Reading Time: 2 minutes your family or your friends may be expecting you to spend lots of money on holiday gifts. This can create undue pressure on those who are in debt review or who are trying to watch their budget. read more