Debunking the myths around debt review

Bad apples must be rooted out – expert

Lindile Sifile Journalist

Debt review is not a savings plan and consumers must be wary of unscrupulous counsellors who put them under review without their knowledge. 

Debt counselling is often a long and shameful journey that is often misunderstood by consumers. According to Benay Sager, chief operations officer at DebtBusters, debt review inquiries have increased by 40% this year compared with 2020, largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has had adverse effects on consumers’ pockets...

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