Monthly Archives: March 2014

Debt problems are a lot like weight problems

At first thought you may well ask, what can excessive debt possibly have in common with excessive weight. Both are very different problems. We are NOT suggesting that anyone with a debt problem also has a problem with their weight. Rather what we are saying is that both problems often exist due to bad personal habits (with the exception on...
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Dealing with temporary financial hardship

When it comes to financial hardship, no one is immune. Anything from an illness, to a relationship breakdown, or the loss of job/business may result in you struggling to hold together all your financial obligations. It can be very distressing to know that a range of payments for bills, utilities or loans are coming up and you will ne unable...
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Minimum payments create maximum debt

When it comes to most bills, your statement will indicate the payment required and the date by which this payment is expected and providing you make this payment by the due date, no penalties will be incurred. Service providers want to have their invoice paid ASAP and in full. Therefore we are often offered incentives to pay a debt in...
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First home buyers looking for debt consolidation

Buying a home and consolidating debt are two activities that rarely can be performed concurrently. After all when making a property purchase, the more deposit you can offer the better are your chances of mortgage approval and the lower the mortgage rate you are likely to score. First home buyers are especially vulnerable to making the wrong decision. They may...
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