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End of November to signal a sharp petrol price increase

By Danielle van Wyk

As previously predicted the Automobile Association (AA) have forecasted a sharp jump in fuel prices at the end of November. This is according to the Automobile Association, which says that motorists cannot expect much relief from a weakening domestic picture.

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Home Loans

Should you fix your home loan interest rate?

By Jessica Anne Wood

Should you fix your home loan interest rate? Tommy Nel, head of credit at FNB Home Loans, noted: “Although there’s a good chance that interest rates may have peaked; consumers still need to tread with caution due to possible risks of further downgrades to our sovereign credit ratings."

Should you fix your home loan interest rate?
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Financial News

FNB Banking App now free to access

By Jessica Anne Wood

From 1 July FNB customers who use the bank’s banking app will no longer need data in order to access the app via their smartphones. 

FNB Banking App now free to access
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Banking

FNB’s fee free youth account

By Jessica Anne Wood

The FNBy account is an account offering for anyone under the age of 25. If you are younger than 18, you enjoy no monthly account fee, while anyone between the ages of 18 and 25 will pay R10 per month in a monthly account fee.

FNB’s fee free youth account
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Financial News

Capitec named best digital bank

By Jessica Anne Wood

Columinate has released its sixth annual internet banking SITEisfaction survey, with Capitec Bank coming out tops in the in the digital banking and mobile banking categories.

Capitec named best digital bank
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Insurance

FNB to start offering Takaful insurance

By Angelique Ruzicka

FNB Islamic Banking has launched Takaful an alternative to conventional insurance which is compliant with Shari’ ah values and beliefs. 

FNB to start offering Takaful insurance
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Financial News

FNB’s launches new app benefits

By Angelique Ruzicka

FNB customers can apply for life, disability and critical illness cover for up to R10 million each and R5 million respectively through the FNB banking app and online banking.

 

FNB’s launches new app benefits
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Banking

FNB to ditch safety deposit boxes

By Angelique Ruzicka

FNB have decided to ditch their safety deposit box offering from 1 June this year. This comes after hundreds of FNB customers had their valuables stolen in an elaborate bank heist at FNB’s Parktown branch on New Year’s Eve and the bank’s Randburg branch in early December.

FNB to ditch safety deposit boxes
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Financial News

Local property market looking up

By Jessica Anne Wood

According to First National Bank Household and Property Sector Strategist John Loos, early signs may be emerging that housing demand conditions are improving beyond the strong summer seasonal factors. Loos noted that summer is seasonably stronger within the housing market.

Local property market looking up
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Financial News

Having multiple funeral policies is costing you

By Danielle van Wyk

According to First National Bank (FNB), consumers are still not aware that they are unnecessarily paying more for funeral policies by having more than one. 

Having multiple funeral policies is costing you
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Financial News

FNB heists call bank safety deposit box services into question

By Angelique Ruzicka

Hundreds of FNB customers had their valuables stolen in an elaborate bank heist at FNB’s Parktown branch on New Year’s Eve and the bank’s Randburg branch in early December). The Hawks are currently investigating both incidences but FNB insists that the cases aren’t related.

FNB heists call bank safety deposit box services into question
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