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How South Africans can save in other currencies

It is getting easier and easier for anyone to protect your money from rand fluctuations and invest offshore. In fact, international saving is now so simple that you can put funds away in one of several currencies just by clicking a few buttons. (more…)

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Minister of Finance congratulates Sim Tshabalala

The Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba has congratulated Mr Sim Tshabalala on being appointed the sole Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Standard Bank Group Ltd. (more…)

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Barclays Africa Group to collaborate with nine fintech companies

Barclays Africa Group, one of Africa’s largest financial services group with close to 12 million customers, will collaborate with nine financial technology (fintech) companies to rapidly explore promising new technology-based solutions that could prompt significant improvements for consumers and in bank services. (more…)

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Success in Smart IDs and passports issued through FNB branches

The use of banks as a channel for issuing Smart ID cards and passports is proving to be a success. This is according to FNB, which says approximately 45% of all Smart IDs and passports issued by banks have been issued through its branches. (more…)

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Is fixing your home loan interest rate ideal?

Following the South African Reserve Bank’s move to keep interest rates at the same level, coupled with the notion that the bank may have reached the peak of its hiking cycle; home owners will probably be reluctant to fix their home loan interest rates. (more…)

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International travel scams to look out for when traveling overseas

As travelers, it is easy to think that we are smart enough to avoid getting ripped off. But, the truth is, it happens to the best of us. From getting ridiculously overcharged on cab rides to unknowingly revealing credit card information, travel scams exist the world over. (more…)

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10 tips to save on banking charges

If you can’t quite put your finger on bank charges when checking your statement every month, it is possible that you either don’t have the best banking account that suits your transacting needs or may have adopted behaviour that is costing you a bit more. (more…)

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