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Our Editor’s Note

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. Are you just trying to make it through the week to enjoy a few moments of respite on the weekend?

So in this issue, we look at top tips and advice from time management experts on how you can make the best use of your time. You may find some tips that can help you get more done, tips that might take some of the stress out of your day, and maybe even tips to help you get around to doing some of the things you have been meaning to do, but never get around to.

‘the world’s biggest tax fraud case ever’

We also catch up on local and international news, like the breaking story about the world’s biggest tax fraud case ever. Now there have been some spectacular cases of fraud in the recent past, so for this one to take the highest slot ever, it is a pretty big deal. They suspect that nearly 1 Trillion Rand has been defrauded from the European version of SARS. That’s a number so big it nearly breaks your brain. It’s like watching a video on the increasing size of different suns in the universe or how tall Shaquille O’Neal is, compared to various other people.

Do you need that massive new smart TV? Every year retails try to convince us that Black Friday is our one and only chance to get a great deal. Will you fall for the advertising campaigns this year? Be sure to check out our Black Friday article, which will force you to ask yourself some hard questions.

‘Will you fall for the advertising campaigns this year?’

We also tackle some debt review specific topics, like a look at the form that is used when a consumer has a big change of circumstances. If you work in the industry, you may even want to check out the Jobs section in this issue. If you are looking to get in touch with a credit provider, Debt Counsellor or attorney then head over to the Service Directory Section for their latest contact details.

We hope that you are able to find the time to read this issue, and find the tips that work for you. By staying in touch with what is happening locally, internationally and with debt review specifically, you are arming yourself with a tool more useful than James Bond’s tiny Walther PPK pistol: knowledge!

Well done on making it this far into the year. It may be one of the hardest years of your life, but it is almost over, you are almost there, it’s really not long to go. Summer is already here, so, keep up your hard work, make those payments, get debt free.  



This article first appeared in Debtfree Magazine issue 10 of 2021