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Bank card vs. Smartphone: What is the difference?

By Staff Writer

Although debit card fraud has decreased in South Africa, credit card fraud has risen to an annual loss of R436.7 million. This is according to the 2017 Card Fraud Stats, which was released by the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) in April this year.

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32% of South Africans do not have a bank account – here’s why

By Isabelle Coetzee

A recent survey focussed on the growth of South African customers who bank with the ‘big five’, but it also pointed out that nearly 32% of South Africans don’t have a bank account at all.

32% of South Africans do not have a bank account – here’s why
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Banking

New features added to FNB banking app

By Isabelle Coetzee

Last week First National Bank (FNB) launched nav» Money, a new feature within its banking app which will allow clients to better monitor their finances.  

New features added to FNB banking app
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Investments,Banking

Cut in repo rate signals time to invest

By Isabelle Coetzee

Following a repo rate cut in March, investors should see this as an opportunity to place their savings into an equity-based unit trust.

Cut in repo rate signals time to invest
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General,Banking

A realistic guide to claiming UIF

By Isabelle Coetzee

The Department of Labour (DOL) is quiet today. The lady at the front desk explains that their computers have been down since Friday, and even she seems annoyed by this. Usually the queue leaks out onto the street. A mass of tired fathers, impatient children, and frail women, wait together for the day.

A realistic guide to claiming UIF
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Investments,Banking

How to build an emergency fund

By Isabelle Coetzee

Imagine getting out of your driveway with a box of your office belongings. As you climb the stairs you recall your boss unapologetically saying, “You’d be a better fit elsewhere”. 

How to build an emergency fund
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Banking

FNB Securities has been voted the Top Advice Broker in the annual Intellidex Top Stockbrokers awards for 2017.

By Angelique Ruzicka

FNB Securities has been voted the Top Advice Broker in the annual Intellidex Top Stockbrokers awards for 2017. 

FNB Securities has been voted the Top Advice Broker in the annual Intellidex Top Stockbrokers awards for 2017.
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Banking

Third of South Africans are victims of card fraud

By Isabelle Coetzee

It was recently confirmed by ACI Universal’s Global Consumer Card Fraud report that a third, or 33%, of South Africans have been victims of card fraud.

Third of South Africans are victims of card fraud
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