KZN resident: "This person has owed me money since the beginning of time"

KZN resident: "This person has owed me money since the beginning of time"

Whether we like it or not, money plays a crucial role in any relationship.

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Angry male about money / canva

A lot of people in this province know what it's like to borrow or lend money. 

Financial pressure is at an all-time high as most South Africans are struggling to stay financially afloat due to the increase in the cost of living.

Stacey and J Sbu chatted to KZN about who can relate to this financial difficulty and if anyone out there has an interesting story.

Listen to this resident who has someone who has owed them money "since the beginning of time."

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Money can be a blessing and a curse.

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In order to survive, every human being has to find a source of income by working on most of their days and hopefully make ends meet - one day at a time.

The sad reality is that poverty is prevalent in every single country and many people are in debt.

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People in debt have had to either put themselves through school or help fund somebody else's education. Or it might be that you've had to take out loan after loan in order to meet payment deadlines.

Homes, cars, clothing... the list goes on and the available funds move in the opposite direction.

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As we've mentioned, there is no separating money in relationships. If you are in a romantic relationship, there comes a point in the relationship where you and your partner need to decide whether or not you'll be using a shared account, if each person will be responsible for their own funds or not, or some other form of agreement.

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Is what's mine really yours?

This brings us to this week's #TheFixer.

*Matthew has a very, very large secret.

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He is currently R150,000 in debt. While the dream is to obviously not have to owe anyone anything in this life, it's just not a reality.

However, Matthew's debt is not only affecting his life. It might also soon affect his romantic relationship.

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He's engaged to the love of his life but she is currently completely unaware that "Matthew" is dealing with this massive amount of debt.

Take a listen below to hear his whole story:

(*name changed in order to protect the identity of the listener)

Here is all the advice that Stacey, J Sbu, and KZN had to offer:


Speaking of money and the role it plays within a relationship, Stacey and J Sbu recently discussed Boity's expected R450k girlfriend allowance.

Listen to the podcast below to hear what they had to say:

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