Good week, bad week: 6-10 December 2010

By Staff Writer
Good week:

Consumer credit: Of the 18.35 million credit-active consumers, 53.7% (9.86m) were classified as in good standing, this improved from the previous quarter. Good news for those struggling with debt.

Buying a house: Experts reckon that buying a home as soon as you start your first job is a better decision than waiting to buy until you are married or starting a family..

Fair treatment in the work place: As an employee of any company in South Africa, you are protected by some of the most progressive labour laws in the world. Want to know what they are? Find out here.


Bad week:

Ombudsman warns against driving through water: Car engines which are damaged due to driving through pools of water on the road might not be covered by some insurance policies

 

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