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National Debt Advisors – Podcasts
17 May 2020
NDA’s Moeshfieka Botha and Cape Talk’s Lester Kiewit discuss your most frequently asked questions about paying school fees during the lockdown — and how to get a payment exemption.
7 May 2020
If you’ve missed a recent payment on your car loan because of the coronavirus — or you think you might miss a payment soon — you are not alone. Do not ignore the problem. Here’s how you can avoid repossession and damage to your credit report.
29 April 2020
Consumer Focus: Savvy Covid-19 spending tips — Voice of the Cape
How can consumers receiving a Covid-19 grant or increase spend it wisely and shop smart during the lockdown? Listen to Moeshfieka Botha’s top tips right here.
Cape Talk radio interviews NDA’s Moeshfieka Botha on the effects of COVID-19 on ordinary South Africans and their money.
26 March 2020
Consumer Focus: The dos and don’ts of the lockdown — Voice of the Cape
We talk about the dos and don’ts of panic buying, debt relief options available during this time, including payment holidays and credit insurance, and planning for what comes after the lockdown.
19 March 2020
Consumer Focus: Coronavirus panic buying — Voice of the Cape
Listen to Moeshfieka Botha talk about how the coronavirus affects consumers, and why you do not have to or should panic buy for the national lockdown.
27 February 2020
Consumer Focus: What is a credit score? — Voice of the Cape
Have you ever been declined for a general loan or vehicle finance and didn’t know why? Have credit providers ever referred to your credit score and you didn’t really pay much attention to it? We discuss blacklisting and why credit scores are actually very important.
What your partner should know about your credit score — Voice of the Cape
Is the day I say I do, the day I say your debt is my debt? Moeshfieka Botha joins the Voice of the Cape radio show to discuss how marriage can affect your credit score.
14 January 2020
Consumer Focus: How to choose a debt counsellor — Voice of the Cape
Find out when is the best time to consider debt counselling, the benefits of the service and how to check if the debt counsellor you choose is reputable and trustworthy.
9 January 2020
Consumer Focus: How to survive Janu-worry — Voice of the Cape
Moeshfieka Botha joins the Breakfast Beat show to discuss the common mistakes people make with annual bonuses, as well as her best saving and budget tips.
27 November 2019
Money Matters — Radio 786
As Black Friday approaches, many creditors are upping credit limits and opening accounts for people, but are they doing it responsibly? We talk about reckless lending and imparts a few festive season money tips.
Moeshfieka’s spare change challenge — Cape Talk
Just before Black Friday, we interviewed Moeshfieka Botha, Head of Research and
Consumer Education at National Debt Advisors, about the dangers of debt and the
culture of not saving that plagues most South Africans.
20 November 2019
Money Matters — Radio 786
As the festive season approaches and the holiday season beckons, the temptation to splurge on things we don’t really need grows. “If you didn’t need it before black friday, why go out and buy it?” Money Matters with Moeshfieka Botha: Head of Research and Consumer Education at NDA.
6 November 2019
Black Friday Preparation — Cape Talk
Advice on how to prepare for Black Friday and what consumers should ask themselves before spending money, from radio guest Sebastien Alexanderson.
28 October 2019
News24 recently ran a story about a former call centre agent-turned-teacher at Delft South Primary School who has helped the school get a fully equipped computer lab after approaching his former employer. Twenty computers have been handed over by National Debt Advisors.
16 September 2019
Debt Relief Bill explained — Cape Talk
Sebastien Alexanderson, CEO of National Debt Advisors, joins Cape Talk live in the studio for his
thoughts on why the National Credit Amendment Bill won’t solve the problems of South Africa’s indebted consumers.
13 September 2019
What is the debt relief bill? — Voice of the Cape
Many South Africans currently in debt are in support of the Debt Relief Bill. However there are some experts who have cautioned against the bill, which they believe might negatively impact the economy. Sebastien Alexanderson of NDA helps listeners make sense of it all.
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