Top 5 Money-Related Tips for the Festive Season

The festive season is on your doorstep, and perhaps after this ‘dumbstruck year’, it can indeed be your season to welcome some joy and rest for a change. Yes, happy that the current year is coming to a swift end and that something better awaits you in 2021. But, whatever form of happiness you are

The Four (4) Recommended ‘Financial Support Pillars’ to Help Consumers Fix Debt & Limit Stress After a Crisis

South Africans’ anxiety and stress levels can be worsened by a sudden change in their financial positions or circumstances. As highlighted by DebtSafe’s 2020 Financial Reality research, a concerning amount of South African consumers experience debt or financial stress when confronted with unexpected events or crises. Over 74% of consumers confirmed a crisis (the recent

Take Caution & Avoid Sly ‘Credit Cheats’ Out There

Long before the COVID-19 disruption started the government (represented via the National Credit Regulator aka NCR) and financial institutions have continuously been warning consumers to be vigilant and not give away their personal information, or click on ‘inviting’ hyperlinks and opening unsolicited emails/messages. The recent pandemic period has, unfortunately, paved the way for hackers and

Make a Money-Altering Mind Shift to Grow Your Financials

What beliefs or outdated mindset do you currently have that stops you from giving yourself (and your dear ones) a better financial life? Perhaps you have been taught a few things when you were younger that does not count or is not relevant anymore. Don’t you think the sooner you start to make a money-altering

SA Women Deserve All the Love & Various Support Channels They Can Get – National Women’s Month 2020

In honour of #WomensMonth2020, DebtSafe wants to remind ALL South African women that they – the strong, the courageous – are the ones who carry and nurture the overall heart of South Africa, especially during unexpected hardships. They deserve all the love, help (in various fields, including finance) and applause they can get. DebtSafe, recently

Train Your Brain to Implement Money-Saving Tactics Even When Facing Financially Tough Times #NationalSavingsMonth

What a difficult and emotional time it has been these past few months. Not to even mention the FINANCIAL challenges you’ve had to endure (and most likely still are dealing with). On a positive note: with 2020’s ‘financial lemons’ you might not be able to make lemonade yet, but in the meantime, you can at

Feedback from DebtSafe’s “South Africans’ Financial Reality During Lockdown” Survey Reveals Financial Concerns & Various Views

South Africans have recently shifted from a Level 4 ‘national lockdown stage’ to a level 3. And, although this level-shift can be a slight relief for some, many consumers are still trying to deal with the financial implications and emotional scars of the COVID-19 pandemic and national lockdown period as a whole. Recent feedback from