Prescribed purpose and your credit report

The information contained in your credit report is confidential, and companies and individuals who wish to view your report may only do so for a prescribed purpose.

Prescribed purpose and your credit report

Salary insurance: a brief overview

You probably don’t know it, but your future earning potential over the course of your professional life is one of your biggest assets. Read more here...

Salary Insurance

Credit Life Insurance: What you need to know [Part 4/4]

In our last piece, we will go over the key points you need to be aware of relating to credit life insurance. Read more here....

Credit Life Insurance Part 4 by Compuscan

Credit Life Insurance: Know your rights [Part 3/4]

In our previous post, we dealt with what credit life insurance is and how much it costs. In this post, we take a brief look at your rights as a consumer.

Credit Life Insurance Part 3 by Compuscan

Credit Life Insurance: The Basics [Part 2/4]

A major problem with credit life insurance in South Africa, is that consumers are very uninformed when it comes to this type of insurance. We explain more in today's lesson in Part 2 of 4 about Credit Life Insurance.

Credit Life Insurance Part 2 by Compuscan

Credit Life Insurance: Introduction [Part 1/4]

In this blog series, we will be taking a close look at what credit life insurance is and why it is important that you know more about it.

Credit Life Insurance Part 1 by Compuscan

Declaring Bankruptcy: What does it mean?

Most of us have heard the term ‘bankruptcy’, but not many of us know what declaring bankruptcy means and what the process entails. In short, people who declare bankruptcy are those individuals or entities that have more debt that they can realistically repay.

Declaring Bankruptcy: What does it mean? | Compuscan

Defaulting on payments

Defaulting on your payments means that you stop making your payments. This can have different effects depending on which accounts you default on. For example, the results of defaulting on your home loan is different than defaulting on your credit card accounts. Read more here...

Defaulting on payments by Compuscan

How credit cards should be used

Credit cards can be very useful, but if they are used incorrectly, they can cause you severe financial strain. Consumers often struggle with controlling their credit card debt. Compuscan would like to offer you five things you should and shouldn’t do for safely using your credit card.

How credit cards should be used by Compuscan