The start of a new year is a great time to review your finances and saving habits and to check up on your credit profile.
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Sometimes we need to access credit for emergencies, student loans, or to buy a car. The key is to try and get the best possible interest rate ‒ which means you need a good credit score.
In trying to manage your personal finances during the current economic times, taking heed of your credit report is an important element.
A reader asks how he can improve his credit score once he's ve settled all his debts.
Every South African is entitled to one free credit report per year from each of the credit bureaus. Checking your record is not only to check your payment history but also to protect yourself against ID theft.
Credit Ombud Manie van Schalkwyk unpacks the credit amnesty, and separates out the myths from the facts. In the lead-up to 1 April, there have been many misconceptions regarding the credit amnesty: exactly who will benefit, what information will be removed and even when it was going to be implemented. We will now see the real effects of removing...
It is a known fact that unemployment figures in South Africa are amongst some of the highest in the world. Securing a job can prove to be one of the most difficult tasks one has to face, as job candidates are jostling with thousands of other candidates for the same position. To add to the difficulty, at times the only thing standing between you...