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Car insurance

Steps to qualify for car insurance

By Isabelle Coetzee

By taking out car insurance, you will protect your vehicle. But before you can take out car insurance, you need to jump through a couple of hoops.

Steps to qualify for car insurance
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Home Loans

This is what you need to know about home loans

By Isabelle Coetzee

In order to afford a home in South Africa, many people take out home loans. But what exactly is a home loan, and how should you go about getting one?

This is what you need to know about home loans
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Debt

How is debt consolidation different from debt counselling?

By Isabelle Coetzee

If you’re struggling to manage your debt and you decide to seek help, you will likely come across the terms “debt counselling” and “debt consolidation”. Although they sound like synonyms, these are two separate debt solutions.

How is debt consolidation different from debt counselling?
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Credit

What factors colour your credit application?

By Isabelle Coetzee

When you apply for a loan, your prospective creditor will assess whether you can afford the monthly repayments. But what do creditors actually consider on your credit report, and what most interests them?

What factors colour your credit application?
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Personal Loans

Is good debt a good reason to take out a personal loan?

By Isabelle Coetzee

When you’re in a pinch and you need to borrow money, you may reach out to a creditor for a personal loan. The upside of this kind of loan is that you can spend the money on anything you choose. However, just because you can use it for anything, does not mean you should.

Is good debt a good reason to take out a personal loan?
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Personal Loans , Debt Consolidation

Checklist for a good consolidation loan

By Athenkosi Sawutana

Debt can get out of hand if it’s not managed properly. That is why it’s important to be realistic about your budget and consider affordability before you take a loan. However, if your debt still gets out of hand, there are ways you can rein it in again.

 

Checklist for a good consolidation loan
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Home Loans

What is a mortgage, and should you get one?

By Isabelle Coetzee

It’s a fairly common occurrence, especially in slow economies, for a family overwhelmed with bills to take out a second mortgage on their home. But how good an idea is this?

What is a mortgage, and should you get one?
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