FNB's exhibition at the Portside building in Cape Town is a fascinating history lesson on the evolution of banking in South Africa.
Category - Banking
Why has it taken banks so long to take action against illegal debit orders?
TymeBank’s digital disruption has already acquired many converts with its easy-to-open accounts and high interest rates, but is it a real disruptor?
The introduction by PASA of DebiCheck is a great step forward in the battle against debit order fraud.
FNB has updated their eBucks programme, so it's worth finding out how to change your spending patterns in order to earn more eBucks.
Major South African banks (Absa, Nedbank, Standard Bank and FNB) appear to have made improvements in recent years in their accounts targeted at children. They’ve scrapped the monthly admin fees and lowered or gotten rid of some transaction...
Millions of South Africans don’t have a bank account, mostly because they are dissuaded by high fees and the inability to access their money, particularly in remote areas. But banks are trying to change this.
There is a misconception that deposits in bank accounts are guaranteed by government should the bank fail. The reality is that in South Africa there is no deposit insurance, although this is currently being reviewed by the South African Reserve...
With my son starting his first student job, he needs to upgrade from his kid’s bank account to one that provides a few more transactions. Part of this exercise was to identify what a student, or any young person, needs from a bank account and...
Last week FNB released its price review for the next year (effective July 1st), with a few tweaks and changes, and two new product offerings.
As access to banking services through digital channels continues to grow, so does the need to protect consumers against the prevalence of online banking fraud.
Digital currencies – also known as cryptocurrencies – are a form of electronic money, that are as liquid as normal fiat currencies
Consumers can now easily dispute debit orders online and via banking apps, resulting in a significant increase in the number of disputed debit orders.
You don’t have to be a high flier to have a foreign currency account or even an offshore bank account, which have now become an easily available and relatively affordable option for South Africans who would like to hold some funds offshore.