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Two million South Africans still fail to stay out of debt

Credit amnesty has mixed results, with some managing their debt better and others failing to repay home loans, vehicle loans and credit cards.

Storm set to erupt between SA e-commerce players, banks

A storm looks set to rock the online scene as some of SA's largest e-commerce players square up against banking powers over online fraud detection.

No food, but we have TVs

As costs keep rising, South Africans keep buying assets but they borrow money so that they can eat, writes Lisa Steyn.

Time to get a little thrifty with your wallet

The NCR says the latest credit market statistics suggest a need for caution as the number of consumers with impaired credit records jumped by 100 000.

How our credit cards have destroyed our achievements

By making everything more accessible and immediate, have credit cards removed our sense of achievement in acquiring those experiences or goods?

Consumers cautious with their credit cards

Standard Bank says fewer credit-card holders are defaulting and most are spending more responsibly.

Should I get a credit card or not?

Having a credit card can help to increase your affordability. But only if you use it wisely.

Compare your credit card rates

The rates charged by banks on credit cards vary dramatically so it is worth shopping around. I noticed this when comparing my two credit cards.

Debit cards boosted by NCA

The rising popularity of debit cards complements the traditional credit card market.

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ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gauteng nurses say they did not take an oath to die

With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

Covid infections among health workers increasing in Eastern Cape

Health worker infections have risen to 170 at state and private hospitals and two healthcare staff succumb to the disease in a space of seven days

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JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

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Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

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Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

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Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

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Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

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