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Do you qualify for credit amnesty?

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...

Your credit report can ruin your chances of securing a job

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...