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Whether you’re applying for your first loan, or if you’ve had more than a few, it can always be a daunting process. Thus off we go, looking for the best advice and tool

Most South Africans inevitably get to a point in life where they face financial shortfall and are thus forced to become a borrower as a temporary solution. While you won’t be judged for borrowing money, your payment activities reveal a lot about your habits and your personality.

In recent conversations with users, we noticed quite a few people are confused with the idea of being blacklisted. People don't fully understand how their credit reports work and therefore think they get rejected for loans because they are "blacklisted".

Credit life insurance is an insurance product that covers you (and your family) against the cost of outstanding debt in the case of death, disability or something like retrenchment. It's an important product that makes sure other people won't pay the price of your debt obligations should something happen to you.

The outcome of this question is the desire to improve affordability so the person can get a second home loan. Whether to increase their real estate portfolio or to give their parents a new home is mostly irrelevant to achieving that affordability.

arte Blanche recently did some solid coverage on a topic that sits close to the heart of the Fincheck team and is one of our core reasons for launching our online loan comparison engine with NCR registered lenders. In this post we help people understand the difference between the roles of the NCR & NCA.

As part of the Fincheck Vehicle Finance education series, we're taking a moment to give people some perspective on the small things they end up paying big for. If you think the recent increases in fuel prices result in your most expensive tank of fuel ever, you're mistaken.

We recently launched our **VEHICLE FINANCE product page** to help people all over South Africa make a better vehicle finance decision! In the next few weeks, we're going to give you the full low-down on all things vehicle finance, so stay tuned for more after this article.

Below we're sharing 3 cornerstone tips on how you can build a healthy budget together as a couple!

How many people do you know that do not use their money wisely? Too many. Unfortunately, the majority of those people are students and even young working adults. Most of the money misuses happen due to the lack of knowledge. What can you do differently for your kids?