debt management

 
SA debt climbs as Gordhan pledges spending curbs
SA debt climbs as Gordhan pledges spending curbs
Gross debt will climb to 48% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the year through March 2017 from an estimated 43% last year, the national...
Ghastly garnishee abuse exposed
Ghastly garnishee abuse exposed
A South African multinational company's decision to bring in a law firm to assist more than 13 000 staff members who had garnishee orders...
No food, but we have TVs
No food, but we have TVs
The past year has seen prices continue to rise and they have hit the poorest the hardest. But electricity costs have put a notable strain on the...
Caught in the unsecured credit trap
Caught in the unsecured credit trap
The pressure that unsecured lending puts on already indebted South Africans needs to be better understood, particularly in the wake of events such as...
Marikana miners in debt sinkhole
Marikana miners in debt sinkhole
It is the last Friday of the month and the small town of Marikana has begun to shake off the shock of recent events. Locals wait patiently in long...
Mmemezi resigns following McDonald's painting fiasco
Mmemezi resigns following McDonald's painting fiasco
The Star reported last week that Mmemezi was to be dismissed 
Getting out of debt
Getting out of debt
Martin asks: I am 34 years old, but I can't manage my salary very well. As a result I am currently in serious financial difficulty...
Your path from debt to saving
Your path from debt to saving
In my previous column (Save your way out of debt), I...
Five ways to save this Christmas
Five ways to save this Christmas
Each December, the following scenario plays out in thousands of households across South Africa. Mom, Dad and the 2.5 kids hop into the family sedan...
Debt regulation based on faulty assumptions
Debt regulation based on faulty assumptions
Business pages in the major newspapers indicate concern about consumers having too much debt. Attempts to address this problem involve regulating...
When to consolidate your debt
When to consolidate your debt
TK wants to know if debt consolidation is a good option

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