Frequently Asked Questions #9:
– To avoid “money grabbing” or “set off” by the bank. While you are under Debt Counselling, you will not be able to access any overdraft facilities. Therefore, if your salary is paid into an account with an overdraft, your salary could be “set-off” to the full amount owed. If your salary is paid into a savings account, you can pay off your overdraft in smaller instalments.