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February 2018

10 Reasons Why People Struggle To Pay Debt

By |February 1st, 2018|

Having complete control over your finances isn't a trait all of us are born with and managing your money comes from self-discipline and setting down positive habits from the day you start to earn an income. Saving may seem easy in theory but it requires consistent practice and monitoring. For most people, this does not [...]

10 Things You Should To Do When You Get Retrenched

By |February 1st, 2018|

During tough times it's not only consumers who feel the pinch but companies too and to stay afloat businesses often look at ways to reduce their operating costs. This normally results in the retrenchment of a number of employees. Retrenchment can happen at any time and can often blindside the employee which can have a [...]

January 2018

12 Ways To Save When On Your Grocery Shopping

By |January 11th, 2018|

At ezDebt we're always encouraging South Africans to take control of their finances, to spend responsibly and live within their means. We know this isn't always possible but it is important to get into habits that will set you up for future financial success. While there are always ways to save there is of course [...]

What Is Your Consumer Rights In South Africa

By |January 10th, 2018|

A major part of South Africa’s economic growth is increasing the amount consumers’ as well as the amount of consumer spending that happens annually within the country. When consumers spend on goods and services they drive up production and facilitate growth in a range of sectors and are the machine that keeps the countries economy moving forward. [...]

How Do You Use Your Extra Cash? 13th Cheque Tips

By |January 9th, 2018|

If you've  received a 13th cheque or tax refund this past year then you're one of the lucky South African consumers with only a small percentage of South African's getting a little something extra this year. While it can come as a surprise during tough economic times and It can bring some financial relief (if used prudently) especially as December [...]

Why You Should Pay Attention To Alt Coins?

By |January 4th, 2018|

If you're reading this you've probably heard of Bitcoin the generic term currently categorizing the entire cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin has become most peoples introduction to the concept of cryptocurrency and will for the foreseeable future be the generic term for the market, like hoovers are for vacuum cleaners, sellotape for adhesive tape and Jacuzzi for [...]

December 2017

South Africans Tend To Fall Into These Debt Traps

By |December 20th, 2017|

When we look at the latest information on consumer credit behaviour which was released by credit bureau Compuscan it offers a sobering view on how South Africans use their money. It has revealed that more consumers had moved into higher delinquency categories from Q2 2016 to Q2 2017. Most notably, increases in the number of [...]

10 Tips On How To Throw An Affordable Kids Birthday Party

By |December 6th, 2017|

Let's face it Birthday parties are now an annual expense for parents and they don't come cheap. Parents are competing to throw the best bash for their little ones and have forgotten the essence of good fashioned fun. Yes, we all want to throw a birthday party that puts a smile on their faces but [...]

10 New Years Resolutions Tips For Your Budget

By |December 6th, 2017|

The New Year almost upon us and you are probably planning a number of resolutions that you are hoping to adhere to. The New Year is not only a time to review your personal & professional goals, but also a fresh start for your financial goals. January is the perfect time to review and assess [...]

How South African Parents Can Prepare For School Fees

By |December 5th, 2017|

The end of the year is upon us it is easy to get swept up in the holiday craze. Stores are encouraging overspending with great deals, you're spending on end of year celebrationChristmasass gifts, local or international holidays and not really thinking about the obligations of the following year, which is right around the corner. [...]