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Top 5 tips to achieve financial independence

Top 5 tips to achieve financial independence

There are no short cuts to attaining financial independence; it requires discipline and limitation of wasteful spending, especially on non-essential items.

Banking, Columns - By Staff Writer | 10 June, 2017
South Africans turn to used VWs and Toyotas as economy bites

South Africans turn to used VWs and Toyotas as economy bites

Political and economic uncertainty in South Africa is affecting consumer buying behaviour, says Rudolf Mahoney, head of brand and communications for WesBank.

Banking, Motoring - By Staff Writer | 9 June, 2017
Good news for home owners as SA enters recession

Good news for home owners as SA enters recession

New data from FNB reveals an improvement in the number of households in arrears when it comes to paying off their mortgage.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 8 June, 2017
SA law firm Bowmans launches its own cryptocurrency – BowMoney

SA law firm Bowmans launches its own cryptocurrency – BowMoney

Sandton based pan-African law firm, Bowmans will launch its own cryptocurrency – BowMoney – in July.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 8 June, 2017
New FNB app allows you to renew your car license disc from your phone

New FNB app allows you to renew your car license disc from your phone

FNB has launched its new Nav Car smart solution, expanding on the Nav tool launched for its banking app last year.

Banking - By MyBroadband | 7 June, 2017
Recession brings one silver lining for SA consumers

Recession brings one silver lining for SA consumers

Maarten Ackerman, advisory partner and chief economist at Citadel says that technicalities aside, South Africa has been in a recession for several years already.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 7 June, 2017
The cheapest entry-level bank accounts in South Africa

The cheapest entry-level bank accounts in South Africa

All of South Africa’s retail banks have made significant changes to their fee structures to help make basic banking more accessible to South Africans.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 5 June, 2017
South Africa’s 2017 banking fees compared

South Africa’s 2017 banking fees compared

First National Bank has published its banking fee structure for the 2017/2018 financial year, marking the last of South Africa’s big banks to do so.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 5 June, 2017
The big problem with South Africa’s ‘debt forgiveness’ plan

The big problem with South Africa’s ‘debt forgiveness’ plan

Government’s mooted debt forgiveness programme would plunge consumers deeper into debt in the long term, says debt management expert, Neil Roets.

Banking, Wealth - By Staff Writer | 5 June, 2017
5 tips to get first-time approval for your car loan

5 tips to get first-time approval for your car loan

WesBank has five sure-fire tips for consumers who want to have success when applying for vehicle finance.

Banking, Motoring - By Staff Writer | 4 June, 2017
Money mistakes wealthy people should avoid in marriage

Money mistakes wealthy people should avoid in marriage

One of the attributes of successful wealth management is working together as a family towards a common goal, says FNB.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 3 June, 2017
The types of insurance claims disputes that are most likely to be resolved

The types of insurance claims disputes that are most likely to be resolved

The South African ombudsman for short-term insurance has released its annual report for 2016, showing the type of short-term insurance claim you are likely to have the most joy with when it comes to resolution.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 2 June, 2017
These 3 worrying car buying trends perfectly sum up the mood in South Africa right now

These 3 worrying car buying trends perfectly sum up the mood in South Africa right now

The effects of South Africa’s economy being downgraded to junk status continues to be felt in the new vehicle sales industry according to Wesbank.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 2 June, 2017
House prices vs inflation in South Africa right now

House prices vs inflation in South Africa right now

Data by FNB in its latest House Price Index shows that South Africa’s property market remains mediocre at 4.7% year-on-year, while adjusting for CPI inflation implies a negative growth rate in real terms.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 1 June, 2017
New FNB banking fees for 2017

New FNB banking fees for 2017

FNB has announced the launch of two new banking products along with its fee increases for the 2017/18 period, which come into effect on 1 July.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 1 June, 2017
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