Archive for June, 2011

Correcting Credit Report Errors (Part 2)

For years, credit bureaus and their practices was a mystery to consumers. Yet, the credit bureaus, by virtue of the information they report about you, influence your access to credit, money and wealth creation.

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Correcting Credit Report Errors (Part 1)

If you up for the challenge, here is what we recommend you do to correct/dispute any inaccurate information on your credit report.

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Banks Protest Consumer Protection Act

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus’s office is preparing to apply for an exemption for SA’s banks from certain sections of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA).

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Debt Counseling Responsible For the Slide In Judgments

Therefore we must ask an obvious question: if 46.5% of consumers are in default on repayments of their credit agreements, why is the number of civil summonses and judgments declining? The answer (in part) can be attributed to: debt counseling.

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Clarifying the CPA: Your Rights (Part 2)

Based on the experiences from some of our clients, we attempt to clarify certain aspects of the CPA for you.

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Debt Causes Insomnia

“Dealing with unmanageable debt is incredibly stressful so it is not surprising that so many are kept awake worrying about their debts.”

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Landlords To Comply With Consumer Protection Act

If you rent residential or commercial property, you need to ensure that your rental agreement and your conduct complies with the Consumer Protection Act (CPA).

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Clarifying The CPA: Your Rights (Part 1)

Based on the experiences from some of our clients, we attempt to clarify certain aspects of the CPA for you.

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