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What Does it Mean to Have a Credit Card Default?

What Does it Mean to Have a Credit Card Default? The term “credit card default”, refers to a stage where an individual has become very negligent with making payments on their credit card. When one has reached the default, it is considered a very serious credit card status, that won’t only affect your relationship with [...]

By |2018-11-06T19:15:32+00:00November 6th, 2018|Credit|0 Comments

What Options Do You Have Once You’re Blacklisted?

What Options Do You Have Once You’re Blacklisted? As one of the most dreaded terms in credit and finance, blacklisted, is one such that strikes the most fear into individuals around South Africa. It is because, when you are blacklisted, you do not have the freedom to purchase anything on credit, nor apply for any [...]

By |2018-11-05T19:07:59+00:00November 5th, 2018|Blacklisted|0 Comments

3 Hacks to Help You Save More Money

3 Hacks to Help You Save More Money If you can understand that saving money is the key to building wealth, then you’ve won the mediocre haul. Everybody knew how essential it is to save money, yet we don't always do what we should, or what we know is good for us. Saving money can [...]

By |2018-11-05T18:26:59+00:00November 5th, 2018|Saving|0 Comments

Is it Better to Trade Forex or Stocks?

Is it Better to Trade Forex or Stocks? Thinking about investing some money? Well, then you’ve probably heard of two options known as forex and stock trading, right? Thanks to the internet, there are now thousands of markets, if not more, that you can trade with online. It is becoming so popular, in fact, that [...]

By |2018-11-04T11:50:52+00:00November 4th, 2018|Investments|0 Comments

Do You Require a Debt Consolidation Loan to Repay Your Credit Cards?

Do You Require a Debt Consolidation Loan to Repay Your Credit Cards? At some stage in life, we all like to indulge in some debt, and it doesn’t really matter what type of debt it is, at the time we agree to a new credit card or account, we may get a little excited. Some [...]

By |2018-11-04T10:56:22+00:00November 4th, 2018|Debt Consolidation Loan|0 Comments

The Difference Between Creditors and Investors

The Difference Between Creditors and Investors We’ve all heard about these two professionals, which have always proposed to be quite important when it comes to either debt or growing your potential financial well-being. Creditors and investors are specifically known for both having very roles that differ from one another. Creditors are well known for collecting [...]

By |2018-10-29T19:48:09+00:00October 29th, 2018|Creditors|0 Comments

4 Things You Need to Know About Debt Counselling

4 Things You Need to Know About Debt Counselling Did you know that South Africa is one of the countries that have the most indebted consumers in the entire world? If you have too much debt, which you cannot afford to repay on time and your total repayments add up to more than your current [...]

By |2018-10-29T19:50:08+00:00October 29th, 2018|Debt Counselling|0 Comments

Can Bankruptcy Prevent Eviction?

Can Bankruptcy Prevent Eviction? If you have struggled to pay your bills, particularly your rent, then you might have already received an eviction notice, and while you’re left feeling hopeless, as you might be forced to move out of your apartment or home soon, there is still hope for you to stop the entire process [...]

By |2018-10-29T02:52:29+00:00October 29th, 2018|Bankruptcy|0 Comments

Financial Warning Signs that You Should Be Paying Attention to

Financial Warning Signs that You Should Be Paying Attention to It's hard to distinguish between a developing country and one that is already developed when it comes to deciding which has the most financial problems. On the one hand, countries such as the U.S, are one of the most developed countries in the world and [...]

By |2018-10-25T18:47:58+00:00October 25th, 2018|Saving|0 Comments

What Effect Does the Increase of VAT have on South Africa?

What Effect Does the Increase of VAT have on South Africa? Since South Africa has taken on a new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, one of the first decisions on his behalf, is to increase the VAT for the first time in 25 years. Given that Apartheid ended about 25 years ago, makes it quite a big [...]

By |2018-10-25T18:34:02+00:00October 25th, 2018|Tax|0 Comments