Katlehong family evicted over home loan arrears of R1 000

Nov 08 2017 11:20

Nedbank responds to queries after Ernest Mashaba and his family were evicted four times from their home in Katlehong, near Johannesburg.


Credit card myths debunked

Sep 05 2017 21:35

Few consumers really know all there is to be known about how a credit card works and how it can be used effectively, says the head of collections at FNB.


Can you afford to have a baby?

Aug 17 2017 16:22

A financial planner at Alexander Forbes Retail looks at some potential financial implications to consider before you decide to have a baby.


Softening the financial blow of divorce in SA

Jul 19 2017 08:30

Divorce can be financially and emotionally crippling on all involved and it is important to make decisions based on sound financial advice, says an expert.


Tougher stance towards business rescue practitioners

Jun 29 2017 19:27

New legislation will require attorneys, accountants, liquidators and business management professionals, who seek to practise as business rescue professionals, to be registered.


Debt warning: Don’t be fooled by petrol price relief

Jun 29 2017 18:49

While motorists can expect a further 60c drop in the petrol price next month, SA is still in a technical recession and the price could increase in months ahead, warned a debt expert.


Economic headwinds stressing out consumers - index

Jun 26 2017 10:42

Uncertainties in the economy are adding pressure to consumers, who are feeling more financially stressed, an index shows.


Consumers face debt crisis as recession grips SA

Jun 09 2017 16:47

South African consumers face a debt crisis after the country entered a technical recession in 2017, says Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets.


Stay away from debt in recession, cautions credit watchdog

Jun 09 2017 14:13

The National Credit Regulator says consumers should not take on unnecessary debt in a worsening economic climate after South Africa officially entered into a recession.


Govt's debt forgiveness plan 'dangerous', warns CEO

Jun 05 2017 20:35

Government’s intention to implement a debt forgiveness programme for over-indebted households poses a major threat to the financial sector, says a debt review expert.


DTI proposes debt relief for retrenched workers, low income groups

May 17 2017 17:09

The Department of Trade and Industry recommends changes to the National Credit Act that will allow for occasional debt relief measures to over-indebted households.

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