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Budget 2017

Everyone knows how Gordhan feels

Mar 07 2017 14:40

In his budget speech the finance minister was wrestling with a national debt challenge. The vast majority of South Africans are in the same space, says an expert.


How to benefit from stable interest rate

Jan 25 2017 16:12

The SA Reserve Bank's decision to keep interest rates unchanged gives consumers a timely reprieve as many are likely recovering from festive season spending.


Debt set-off: How to curb banks taking your cash

Jan 19 2017 14:30

An expert explains how consumers seeking loans can ensure their money is not taken without their permission, after the NCR filed papers against a bank over the practice.


Bank to fight court bid after consumers complain of debt set-off

Jan 18 2017 07:39

Standard Bank will oppose a court bid by the National Credit Regulator, which wants a court to order that the common law set-off has been superseded by the National Credit Act.


Credit battle begins: NCR takes bank to court over common law set-off

Jan 17 2017 13:12

The National Credit Regulatorr has gone to court to get legal clarity on the effect of section 124 of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 on the common law set-off.


5 tips to avoid starting the New Year in a debt trap

Dec 30 2016 15:27

There are five things to consider in avoiding the real possibility of returning from the holidays with empty pockets, says an expert.


How to get through January after overspending

Dec 29 2016 12:49

The first month of the year is always a tough one financially as the festive season overspending hits consumers' wallets as well as looming expenses.


Handy financial tips for the New Year

Dec 22 2016 18:29

There is no better way to kick off the New Year than with the best financial resolution in mind, namely lowering your debt pile, says a debt expert.


Survival Kit: Find the hidden cash in your home

Dec 21 2016 12:23

A recent experiment highlights that many South African households have more money than they realise tied up in unwanted goods.


Debt forgiveness will encourage irresponsible borrowing - expert

Nov 25 2016 15:29

Debt forgiveness would accelerate irresponsible borrowing and could be seen as discriminatory to people who consistently repay their debt, says a debt expert.


User can barely survive, considers giving car back

Nov 14 2016 22:03

A Fin24 user, who can barely survive as she struggles to manage her finances, seeks advice on how to ease the debt burden.


Credit act changes target loan sharks

Nov 14 2016 05:39

Amendments to the act have been introduced to force informal and unscrupulous lenders to register as credit providers, writes Maya Fisher-French

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