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Weekly Wrap Up - 2 6 August 2010

By Staff Writer
Monday: NCR hails court ruling as a step forward

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) welcomed last week's judgment by the North Gauteng High Court in a case brought by African Bank as a major step forward in the interpretation of consumer protection legislation.

Tuesday: Expense management is the key to financial recovery

Expense management is driving the corporate path to recovery as official statistics highlight a return to economic growth...

Wednesday: Another cool initiative form FNB - helping employers pay the un-banked

FNB has launched a new payment solution, Pay Wallet, which enables employers to pay their un-banked employees' funds into a cellphone...

Thursday: Research shows South Africans need to get financially literate

Recent research reports indicate that South Africa's public desperately need education in terms of financial literacy....

Friday: South Africans need to get financially literate, luckily SASI have got a plan

SASI is getting down to business at grassroots level with its latest initiative to raise financial literacy in communities nationwide..

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