What motivated Michael Jordaan to leave FNB, wonders Paddy Hartdegen.
Thanks to a garnishee order, a user will pay R17 000 for a debt of under R3 000.
European stock markets have rebounded modestly at the start of trading following sharp losses suffered the previous day.
Asian markets recovered after heavy falls a day earlier, with Tokyo surging back from its worst one-day drop since the March 2011 quake-tsunami disaster.
US stocks slipped but finished sharply off their session lows as a rally in Hewlett-Packard's shares offset worries about weak Chinese manufacturing data.
Hawkish comments by US Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke and weakness in China's factory activity rattled Asian markets, sending stock prices down.
US stocks fell with the S&P 500 posting its biggest decline in three weeks, after minutes from the latest US Federal Reserve meeting.
With US treasuries now paying so little, investors are putting their money in Africa with several stock markets on the continent seeing huge returns this year.
Definitely, it is a very embarrassing admission to make.
Not at all, it shows you are tackling your debt problem.
I have no debt worries so it doesn't affect me.
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