Debt consolidation: Benefit or disadvantage?

Coming together: Weighing the pros and cons PIC: THEWOWSTYLE.COM
Coming together: Weighing the pros and cons PIC: THEWOWSTYLE.COM

As Botswana’s personal debt crisis grows around us, more and more of us are looking for education on how to manage our debts, and how to get some relief from the financial pressure and stress caused by our debts.

It would be wonderful if there was a quick fix, a simple and cheap method we could buy that would, in a blink of an eye, resolve the problem. Is debt consolidation that solution?

Most of us also know that getting into severe debt didn’t happen overnight. We got ourselves deeper and deeper into trouble over an extended period. Knowing this, we cannot expect “The Solution” to be a quick one.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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