Archive for September, 2011

Consumer Commission Switched On To Cell Phone Companies

The NCC wants the cell phone companies to stop automatically renewing cellphone contracts when they expire, and for new subscribers to be allowed to give 20 days’ notice if they want to cancel – instead of being stuck with the cellphone contract for two years.

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NCR Encourages Consumer’s To Get Their Credit Report

NCR urges consumers to actively manage their credit report. “You are more able to control your credit experiences if you are aware of your credit report. By doing this, your credit report will not come as a shock when you apply for credit or are denied credit”.

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Walk The Path To Financial Independence

Financial independence is possible if you can live below your means. Although that sounds discouraging in an aspirant consumer economy, what you save is what you keep. You’ll have plenty of reasons to celebrate if you can reach that goal.

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Ensure Your Home Loan Application Is Approved

If you are planning to buy a house in the near future, make sure you start exploring pre-conditions you will need to satisfy to apply for home loan and be prepared about the same.

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Managing Your Debt Pro-Actively

The same study shows that 76 per cent of us feel happier about life in general when we feel good about our finances, indicating that many people would benefit from the therapeutic influence of a Money Mate.

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Debt Management Advice From The NCR

Of the 18.6-million credit-active consumers, nearly half have impaired (blacklisted) credit records and are battling to service their debt.

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How To Manage Debt Better

Recent research by Lucid Living has found that the average person contacting them with debt problems has a total of R220,476 worth of debt in credit cards, overdrafts, personal loans and other unsecured debts.

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Credit Score: How To Improve

“Many people assume that as long as they pay their accounts on time, they have an excellent credit status. Seeing one’s credit score can be a real eye-opener.”

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