Debt counselling can be another trap

23 August 2020 - 00:05 By ANGELIQUE ARDÉ

As the economy contracts, growing numbers of people are being pushed into a state of over-indebtedness and are considering debt counselling.

Debt counselling is a creation of the National Credit Act (NCA) and has helped thousands of consumers over the past 13 years. But it has some serious shortcomings that have resulted in some people being left worse off...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day or Financial Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.