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No one likes to  admit they are struggling with debt. But it is important to know that many South Africans are in the same position. There are over 8 million credit-active consumers are deemed ‘over-indebted’. This means more than half their salary is going towards servicing their debt and many have missed repayments and found […]

As the wedding day draws closer many couples sign a contract that they don’t know much about due to the excitement on the fast-approaching special day. Make sure you understand the impact this contract can make in the future. Divorce isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you are about to take your […]

How many credit cards do you have? How many credit accounts do you have open? Buying on credit aids the human need for instant gratification. Many would say that buying on credit is good for you, but the truth is, whilst under debt review not having access to credit is the best thing for you. […]

5 ways debt can affect your health and ways to combat them Most people today struggle with debt, but do you realize how much debt can affect your health? You’ll be surprised at how debt can affect you physically, mentally and in your everyday life.. Below are just a few ways debt may be affecting […]

Did you know that nearly 25 Million South Africans have some form of debt?  Debt can be a good thing if its managed well. Unfortunately, there are over 8 million consumers that have found themselves to be over-indebted. More than half their salaries are going towards servicing debt each month and they are starting to […]

Here are some simple tips to save money daily! Research the banks to determine which to open an account with        Look around for which bank offers the best interest rates on your cheque and savings accounts. Some banks offer good rates to new customers. Some of the best deals can be found […]

All parents want the best for their children. They want them to do well in school, be well-liked among their peer groups and also develop strong relationships and social circles. As parents, we know that one day, our little child will head out into the big world on their own and we want to give […]

When someone spends a considerable amount on home ownership including bond repayments, maintenance and utilities, they often find they are paying more for their home than they can afford. There is minimal cash flow for life’s other expenses.  This is what is meant by being cash poor. Are you cash poor?  [inbound_button font_size=”20″ color=”#408080″ text_color=”#ffffff” […]

This is one of the most popular searches in Google when it comes to an individual’s financial situation. It is no surprise when over 8 million of credit-active consumers in South Africa are over-indebted.  This means that each month they are struggling to keep up with their debt repayments and balances are spiralling out of […]

Elizabeth Warren, named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world coined the “50/30/20 rule” for savings and expenses with her daughter Amelia Warren Tyagi. Here’s their recommendations on how to split your income. Step 1. – Calculate your after-tax income. This is the money that goes into your […]