Managing Debt

Small savings pay big debts

We often have the feeling that money is disappearing into a void. It is. And you can put a stop to it.

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Why you need to teach your kids that cash is king

The onus is on parents to empower and educate their children about money, says Fin24 debt expert Moeshfieka Botha.

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Fewer borrowers in court over debt

A drop in civil summonses issued for debt in the past year reveals a positive sign for over-indebted consumers in South Africa.

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Your Voice

Debt 'professionals' were part of my problem

Despite trying debt management and voluntary sequestration, this Fin24 user had to take matters into his own hands to take control of his debt... read more

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Better to step out of the debt closet

Many people struggle with debt, but few would admit that it was their own false perception of wealth that landed them in the debt trap.

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WATCH: What loan sharks do to you

A Fin24 user who in sheer desperation turned to a community loan shark, opens her heart to other South Africans, warning them against following her example. WATCH.

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Nene cautions on growing government debt

SA's net debt as a percentage of GDP has grown from 21.8% at the start of the financial crisis in 2008/09 to 40.8% in 2014/15, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says.

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