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FNB repositions its investment offering

FNB has announced its intention to significantly enhance its investment offering to clients by investing heavily into its Wealth and Investment business that now combines the existing investment capabilities from FNB, RMB Private Bank and Ashburton. (more…)

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Eunice Sibiya, Head of Consumer Education at FNB

Financial planning as a single parent

Education, groceries, clothes and entertainment are some of the costs that parents must provide for their children. However, for some single parents the weight of expenses can be immense because they only have one income. (more…)

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September CPI temporarily breaches the 5% level

By Jason Muscat, FNB Senior Economic Analyst. September CPI printed in line with our expectations, at 5.1% y/y from 4.8% in August, and gained 0.5% m/m. The jump above 5% was largely anticipated by the market given the 67c increase in the fuel price last month. Petrol jumped 12.2% y/y from 5.7% the previous month, […]

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Investment property market shows weakening signs

In the 3rd Quarter 2017 FNB Estate Agent Survey, the secondary home demand percentage was mildly lower than in the prior quarter, representing the second successive quarter of decline. In addition, there was a quarterly decline in the estimated percentage of investment (buy-to-let) home buying, a mild increase in the offloading of investment properties, and […]

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Eric Enslin

Tips for managing a new inheritance

Becoming a wealthy individual overnight can be overwhelming and challenging for heirs who are not adequately prepared for the transition. Eric Enslin, CEO of FNB Private Wealth and RMB Private Bank, says a majority of high-net worth individuals and families are advised well in advance to prepare heirs for their inheritance, but circumstances often do not allow everyone […]

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What the SARB’s MPC decision means for your portfolio

The SA Reserve Bank (SARB)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) kept the repo rate unchanged at 6,75% at yesterday’s meeting, against the market consensus of a cut.  What does this mean for your portfolio? (more…)

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Finances should be a joint effort in a household

Who manages your household finances? The management of finances should not be seen as the job for a man or woman in a household, but a joint effort between partners. (more…)

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Lee Bromfield

Avoid overspending on funerals

Consumers who do not plan ahead for funerals could find themselves overspending in a last minute effort to give their loved ones a dignified send off. (more…)

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