Payment Holiday?

Many banks in South Africa are now offering payment holidays. Standard Bank, FNB and Absa to name a few. This has been put in place to allow consumers that are low on cash during these uncertain times to have a break from their debt payments.  

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Meerkat's guide to your finances

It’s always good to learn about finances. Here we provide a guide to your finances. The basics of budgeting, credit, banking, saving and debt are the pillars you need to focus on to not only improve your financial education but you will be able to apply what you learn to make your finances great.  

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Want to consolidate your debt into one single repayment?

There are a few options to choose from when looking to consolidate your debt. Some people look to get a consolidation loan but the interest rates can be high meaning you pay off more for your debt overall. If you are already behind on your repayments you are unlikely to qualify for a loan to consolidate your debts and you may want to explore debt review.

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How can I wipe my credit clean?

Have you ever wondered how you can wipe your credit record completely clean? Now the next question you might probably have would be; how do I actually do it? Is it even possible to have my credit wiped out? Well...here's the good news, YOU CAN and IT IS POSSIBLE through a debt review application. Read on to find out how we can both help you and save you more on what you're currently paying.

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Learning how to manage your finances at a young age may seem hard but it will set the foundation for your future finances. Saving for your retirement may seem daunting t at a young age but to enjoy your retirement, you need to start saving while you are young. Here are some good goals to set to learn how to mange your finances by the age of 30.

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People tend to spend all their money (and money they don’t have) during the festive season. Gifts and food are the main culprits of this spending! Here’s how to protect your finances this festive season

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We’re often asked if debt review is good or bad and it all depends on your circumstances. If you find you are falling into arrears and you can no longer service your debt with the money you get in each month, you could be over—indebted.  If you are, then debt review is the solution for you. Since debt review was introduced by the NCR National Credit Regulator in 2007 it has provided much need relief for many consumers. Debt review can help relieve stress and anxiety from not being able to pay your debt. Your assets are protected from repossession and at the end of the process your credit record is restored.

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Are you in debt and struggling to pay it off? Are your assets in danger of repossession? Debt counselling may be the right path for you to take. Debt counselling can reduce your debt repayments to an affordable rate so that you can pay off your debt and have money left over to pay for everyday expenses.

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It’s coming to the end of the year and you may be thinking how you can get your finances in order in the new year. The first step you should take is to access your credit report and really look at it. This will show you the current state of your finances. It’s a great starting point and you need to understand your credit score.

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You have probably heard about debt counselling and may be thinking it is a process that can benefit you.  We’re often asked how long the process can take.

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