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Debt Counselling , Debt Consolidation

Times are tough, but keep your debt under control

By Athenkosi Sawutana

While the whole world is going through a rough patch, you may also be feeling the pinch. With the country in crisis, it may be difficult to keep up with your debt instalments. However, abandoning your debt obligations is not the solution.

Times are tough, but keep your debt under control
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Financial News

Debt Series Part 2: Interest rates - unpacked

By Danielle van Wyk

In the second part of our Debt-ucate series we explore interest rates –from how to get a better rate to what influences it, and how this affects the cost of your debt.

Debt Series Part 2: Interest rates - unpacked
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debt counselling

Debt counselling – the two sides of the coin

By Isabelle Coetzee

Being overindebted doesn’t just put a strain on your personal finances; it also puts a strain on your state of mind. The best solution is to start the process of debt counselling so that you can escape the debt cycle. But what are the ups and downs of joining this debt relief programme?

Debt counselling – the two sides of the coin
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Medical aid

Travel ban – how to claim for the loss incurred

By Athenkosi Sawutana

As with the recent Covid-19 pandemic, governments sometimes issue travel bans to prevent people from travelling to other countries. This becomes even more complicated if you’ve already planned and paid for your trip. Your flights will be cancelled, and you may lose money from cancelled accommodation arrangements. How do you claim for the financial losses incurred due to a travel ban?

Travel ban – how to claim for the loss incurred
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Insurance , Car insurance

How to finance and insure a second-hand vehicle

By Isabelle Coetzee

Buying a second-hand vehicle may suit your budget better than acquiring a new one. But what impact does an older model have on vehicle finance and car insurance? We reached out to specialists in the field to explain what the financial implications are of pursuing a second-hand vehicle.

How to finance and insure a second-hand vehicle
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Persoanal loans , Home Loans , Vehicle Finance

Reading your loan agreement: look out for this

By Athenkosi Sawutana

Many people don’t read their loan agreements. They just sign on the dotted line without realising that they could be signing their lives away. But it’s important to review your loan agreement before and after taking your loan to avoid future setbacks.

 

Reading your loan agreement: look out for this
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Financial News

Debt Series Part 1: The difference between good and bad debt

By Danielle van Wyk

In the first part of our Debt-ucate series we explore the difference between good and bad debt and why debt is, in fact, necessary.

Debt Series Part 1: The difference between good and bad debt
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