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Young People In Debt (Radio)

Youg People Getting Into Debt

In recent times Debt Counsellors are finding that the average age of consumers applying for debt review help is dropping and more and more younger people are approaching them for help with their debts. This radio interview with a Debt Counsellor from a well known national practice highlights the dangers of “bad” debt and how and why young people are getting themselves into trouble.



  • Why are young people getting into debt?

  • Is it only low income earners getting into debt?

  • Can we prevent youth from getting into debt?

  • How can young people deal with their debt?


The 7 minute sound clip (below) is from Early Breakfast with Abongile Nzelenzele.