Your end-of-year plan

Your end-of-year plan Details Last Updated on Monday, 17 November 2014 15:56 Retailers have laid their plans to separate you from your hard-earned cash. Do you have [...]

Strategies for wise borrowing

Strategies for wise borrowing Details Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015 16:51 Borrowing money is like meeting a new dog. One is never quite sure whether [...]

Money issues in couple relationships

Did you know that money is the issue that couples argue about the most? Around 90% of all divorces result from money troubles. Money can be a minefield for couples [...]

Top tips to save you time and money

Top tips to save you time and money Increased economic pressure, coupled with our heightened awareness of the importance of a good diet for good health, may [...]

Process of debt counselling

Process of debt counselling Many people are not aware that they have recourse should they fall in arrears with their debt repayment or get blacklisted. Should you [...]

Benefits of a budget

A budget is a money plan that helps you to organise and control your financial resources, set and realise goals, and decide in advance how your money will work for [...]

What is debt counselling?

What is debt counselling? Debt counselling was introduced in South Africa in 2007, when the National Credit Act (NCA) came into effect. The aim of debt counselling [...]

When should you seek debt counselling?

Until 2007 consumers in South Africa were able to easily enter into credit agreements with banks and any other company that offered credit. This resulted in consumers spending more than [...]

Advantages of saving

Advantages of saving By saving, you can make your money work for you as it earns interest in the bank or other financial services provider. If you [...]

Plan for January now

Plan for January now Details Last Updated on Thursday, 26 November 2015 15:14 The cost of the festive season can mount up, eating into your January budget. [...]

Consumer Protection Act

Consumer Protection Act The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) commenced on 1 April 2011 and will fundamentally change the way business is done in South Africa. It requires [...]