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5 Characteristics the Youth Requires to Enhance Financial Resilience After an Unexpected Crisis or Emergency

It would be fair to say that recent unexpected events of the COVID-19 pandemic must have been the first severe economic crisis of the South African youth. And, it is, therefore, important that they incorporate specific characteristics to build a firm financial foundation to deal with any future emergencies, and to enhance their resilience after

Consumers Under Debt Review Have an Advantage During Lockdown & the COVID-19 Crisis Period

The stronghold of debt can be devastating to any South African consumer. But, for those that have already been proactive to get themselves out of their debt burdens, they are indeed a step ahead of their peers through the Debt Review/Counselling process. Considering the COVID-19 lockdown reality that they currently face together with the rest

Now is NOT the Time to Be a Non-Paying Consumer

The world has sure been hit hard by Covid-19, mostly known as the Coronavirus. And, panic, frustration, and uncertainty are also evident in the heartbeat of Africa. President Ramaphosa has instructed South Africans to go into a 21-day lockdown period from 26 March, starting at midnight. And, in between all the havoc, consumers are still

Coronavirus/Covid-19 Pandemic and Panic: How the Debt Review Process Fits in & Can Help You, the Consumer

Various countries, individuals, consumers and lately, perhaps, you and other South Africans have surely felt the wind being knocked out of your sails. The Covid-19/Coronavirus has sent shockwaves throughout the world and has now sent us in South Africa into lockdown for 21 days – how are you planning to handle this unprecedented emergency protocol?

Use What You’ve Got & Have an Affordable Easter this April

Soon the Easter weekend will be upon you. Are you ready to make it a memorable, yet affordable one this year? The secret is to work with what you’ve got. From ‘do-it-yourself’ decorations, experiences rather than gifts, frugal activities and delicious, reasonably priced meals. You can have it all if you’d just give your creativity

How to Save a Few Bucks While on Holiday

Are you already cheering the upcoming school break on or perhaps, looking forward to a well-deserved getaway this coming Easter/Freedom Day long weekend? If you have planned to go away for a bit – good for you for taking a breather. And, most importantly – how can you make sure that while you’re on holiday,