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
Respect public institutions Mr Pres

Leaders must uphold the rule of law and ensure justice, but Masisi’s remarks raise serious concerns on the separation of powers and the independence of the justice system.Masisi’s claim that he personally instructed authorities not to handcuff Khama, regardless of the legal circumstances, undermines the principles of justice and equality before the law.As Head of State, Masisi should respect the judicial process and avoid interfering in...

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