The Truth about Debt Review

Thanks to the recent economic crisis, people are more familiar with debt than they would like to be. Unfortunately, they are also applying for debt review for all the wrong reasons – thinking they can avoid their debts when they really need to confront them with lifestyle changes.

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The implications of your marriage agreement on your finances

The nature of your permanent relationship or marriage agreement has financial and tax consequences which you may or may not be aware of. You should definitely take into consideration these consequences when developing your financial plan with your partner. 

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A guide to the credit bureaus in South Africa

If you are wanting to take a bond out on a house or finance a car, you need to have a good credit score, lenders will ask one or more of these bureaus for information about you before accepting your credit application To make sure your credit score is healthy you need to check with South Africa’s 4 main credit bureaus. These include:

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Green Burials and Eco Funerals are becoming popular!

The landscape of funerals in South Africa has shifted immensely since the beginning of the pandemic. Not only has there been a reduction in how many people can attend funerals and memorial services (a restriction prominent due to the pandemic), but now more often people are considering ‘green burials’ otherwise known as ‘eco funerals’ to best fit their farewells. 

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10 Sign’s That you might be living beyond your means! 

Often, living a certain lifestyle is something that becomes habitual and something that can go unchanged or unnoticed for quite some time. By that we mean, should your financial situation not really align with the lifestyle you’re living, you could be living beyond your means for a long time, and that could land you in a sticky situation!

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Key things you may not know about funeral cover

With a broad market in funeral policies in South Africa, it is often difficult to gauge what you are banking for your buck. What is the policy really giving you compared to the next? Where does the added value come into play? It’s truly not easy to compare policies to make sure that you’re getting the fair deal that you deserve!

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Credit Stress Report 2021 Q1 

Recently the Credit Stress Report for Q1 for 2021 was released. Some really interesting findings came from the report and in this blog, we’ll do a small summary of them! This report mainly highlights the impact of economic forces on a typical South African consumer, with a particular focus on mortgages in this first quarter. 

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Dealing with loss, some insights into the journey.

It’s arguably one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to deal with in your life, the loss of a loved one. But it is a completely natural experience and many people have gone through loss and determined ways to make it that little bit easier.

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A Hard week for South Africa: How to help 

It’s been just over a week since the beginning of the devastating looting in our country where some major infrastructure in KwaZulu Natal and Johannesburg regions were destroyed.

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What Does Debt Rescue Mean?

Do you have sleepless nights thinking about how much debt you are in? Wondering “how on earth am I going to pay off all of my debt?” There is an option that can help you to sleep easier at night while you become debt free! Debt rescue may be the right choice for you.

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