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Understanding Crippling Debt – A Complete Guide

04.11.2020 What is crippling debt? How do you spiral into this deep hole? Most importantly, how do you get out of it? First, let’s define crippling debt What you (likely) think it is The common misconception with crippling debt is that it’s driven by compulsive consumerism. Think about the type of consumerism where you acquire a […] Read more

Loan glossary: 50 finance terms & definitions everyone should know

26.10.2020 Are you considering a personal loan or already have one? Knowing key finance terms and their definitions can help you feel confident during conversations with lenders and other financial partners. To make it easy, we’ve gathered fifty of the most common words used in the lending industry here in this helpful glossary. Read on to […] Read more

7 personal finance mistakes young professionals make and how to avoid them

26.10.2020 The world would be a perfect place if we all graduated with a personal finance degree the minute we reached adulthood. Instead, when it comes to money, we sometimes have to learn from experience, even though these life lessons can literally cost us thousands of rands.  Luckily, this is not always the case. Here are […] Read more

How to spot online loan scammers – 10 signs to watch out for

25.10.2020 As times have changed, South Africa has also plugged into the internet, and you can now shop, socialise, advertise, and yes, get a loan online. Unfortunately, con artists are also benefiting from technology improvements.  If you’re looking for a loan, and Google comes up with suspiciously attractive offers, beware, it might be a scam. Of […] Read more

What is loan refinancing and why you should care

23.09.2020 When you refinance a loan, you get a new loan in place of the old one. You might wonder what difference refinancing makes if you still owe the same amount, but it can be highly beneficial in the following circumstances: The new loan has a lower interest rate, so you save money. Your preferences have […] Read more