As previously predicted the Automobile Association (AA) have forecasted a sharp jump in fuel prices at the end of November. This is according to the Automobile Association, which says that motorists cannot expect much relief from a weakening domestic picture.Read More
Municipalities can no longer hound you for the debt that the former owner of your property accumulated, thanks to a new ruling made by the Constitutional CourtRead More
Earlier this month ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) highlighted the high household debt of South African households as a potential risk to the country’s banking sector.
According to reports, South Africans are becoming heavily indebted, with interest rate hikes and the weak economy exacerbating the situation. Justmoney chats to DebtBusters about debt consolidations and the types of consolidation loans on offer.Read More
Did you know that you banks can take money from your account to settle debts that you haven’t paid regardless of whether you give them permission or not? This is actually legal, thanks to a loophole that the common law principle called ‘set-off’ allows.Read More
January can be a tough time for many people, following excessive spending in December, leaving some a bit short on cash for the first month of the year.
Eunice Sibiya, head of consumer education at First National Bank (FNB), noted: “The sooner you get a hold on your finances, the easier it will be to start 2017 financially afresh. This means making some tough decisions as early as possible, starting with the first month of the year.”Read More
It is easy to get carried away with spending over the festive season, purchasing those gifts for the special people in your life and feasting on delicacies you usually don’t have. However, this spending spree over the silly season can leave many with empty pockets come the New Year and struggling until January’s payday.Read More