Posts by Johan Fourie

What To Do When Debt Gets Out Of Control

What To Do When Debt Gets Out Of Control

It can be difficult to ask for help when you find yourself in financial trouble.  Nobody wants to be overwhelmed by debt.  If bills start to pile up and you can no longer make ends meet, it is very stressful.  Signs that you are becoming over indebted include frequent calls from creditors or receiving final…

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Why Saving Is (Still) A Good Idea

Teach Your Kids To Save

There are many good reasons why you should be setting money aside every month.  If you have some savings, you are in a much better situation if an emergency expense arises.  If you were to unexpectedly lose your job or have a health emergency, having savings available will make a big difference.   You could be…

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Wealth Tips From The Rich And Famous

Wealth Tips From The Rich And Famous

Gary Player, the famous golfer, is said to have declared, “The harder I practice, the luckier I get”.  There may be some debate about the origin of the quote, but that does not change the truth of it.  Excellence, and wealth, comes from hard work.  It may seem that success comes so easily to some. …

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3 Habits of Wealthy People

3 Habits of Wealthy People

It is a misconception that wealthy people do not work and spend all their money on their lavish lifestyles.  It may be true of many celebrities, living the high life in the eye of the media.  Most wealthy people, however, lead much simpler lives.  They often practice a few daily habits that assist them to…

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Will Saving Your Cents Keep You Out Of Debt?

Will Saving Your Cents Keep You Out Of Debt?

Saving money is important in today’s economic climate, especially in South Africa. When you were growing up, did you save your cents in a piggy bank or under the mattress? As an adult, this may seem like a childish activity, but saving is even more important once you begin earning your own income and dealing…

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Using Credit To Pay For Credit? Stop!

Using Credit To Pay For Credit? Stop!

It is easy to find yourself in debt.  You can have a few bad months of not earning enough money to cover your expenses, and suddenly you are in a precarious position.  Perhaps you have an accident and need to pay for repairs to a vehicle.  Maybe you are injured or a family member becomes…

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Teach Your Kids To Save

Teach Your Kids To Save

Budgeting and saving money in South Africa is an important skill to have. Learning it early in childhood can help avoid financial troubles in adult life. Teaching your children how save their money and plan their spending is a wise move that will benefit parents as well as children. With proper money management comes better…

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Can Anyone Help Me Get Out Of Debt?

Member of Debt Counsellors

Have you heard about debt review in Cape Town? Also known as debt counselling, it is a debt solution targeted at South African consumers who are over indebted and struggling to manage their finances. You may have too many debts. Are you struggling to make ends meet?  Signs that you are over-indebted include using your…

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3 Money-Saving Tips To Stay Out Of Debt

Have You Reached The End Of The Road?

Debt review in Cape Town can be of great assistance when you find yourself overwhelmed by debt.   It is always preferable not to reach the position where debt review becomes your only option.  Of course there can be events outside of our control that push you into debt.  A medical issue can occur, the death…

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How Does Debt Review Work?

you are leaving debt

Debt review in Cape Town could bring you welcome financial relief.  If you are having financial difficulties, you will know how stressful debt is for both yourself and your family. In fact, financial stress is one of the leading causes of distress in a relationship, and often leads to divorce.   Do you find you…

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