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FNB – How can we help you?
8 September 2018 – First National Bank (FNB) has received 50 million US-dollars from the DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft to deploy towards small and medium enterprise (SME) development in South Africa. DEG is a development finance institution whose mission is to promote private-sector enterprises in developing and emerging-market countries as a contribution to sustainable growth and improved...
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11 September 2018 – September shines a spotlight on ecotourism, a type of tourism that has become a major driver of tourism growth in South Africa. By its very nature, ecotourism is underpinned by travel that places a great deal of importance on conserving the environment and the welfare of the people who live in those...
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Strongly propelled by its digital strategy FNB Financial Highlights: Normalised earnings up by 16% Profit before tax in the domestic franchise grew 16% Customer numbers top 8.15 million Excellent traction in Digital platform journey Upsell and cross-sell strategies again effective Strong advances growth in second half, coupled with outstanding deposit acquisition. NIR up by 10%...
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04 September 2018: Offshore investing is commonly incorrectly associated with negative sentiment from investors who have a lack of confidence in the economic circumstances of a country. “While it can’t be argued that offshore investing offers affluent individuals and families some form of protection against macroeconomic risks, this is certainly not the only reason for its...
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Comment by Paul Makube, Senior Agricultural Economist at FNB Agri-Business  04 September 2018 – A further strain on the consumer has almost been averted following the announcement of the intervention by the Department of Energy to limit the fuel increase to only five cents per litre to cover the costs of wage increases of frontline staff at service...
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29 August 2018 – When you finally reach retirement age, you need to be in a position where you can afford to maintain a similar lifestyle which you have been accustomed to prior to retirement. The only way to achieve this is making sure you start planning and saving for retirement much earlier. Preenay Sathu, at...
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29 August 2018: The KwaZulu-Natal Blind and Deaf Society (KZNBDS) has received a R1.5 million investment  from the FNB Fund to improve early detection of impaired vision and hearing among children at Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDs) in KZN eThekwini North District. In line with its commitment to improve the quality of life of visually and hearing ...
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22 August 2018 –  The common notion that money makes the world go around, stands true for many.  Money is viewed as a tool that enables our dreams of a better life, helps validate our success and amplifies how successful we really are. Our relationship with money is emotional and derived by our needs, wants and...
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27 August 2018: Many consumers who take out funeral cover often struggle to choose the appropriate cover amount for funeral expenses. Nthabiseng Sethabela-Makoeng, Product Manager at FNB Life says, when deciding on the correct cover amount, it is essential to abide by the most basic principle of funeral insurance, which is to ensure that family members...
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13 August 2018 – Building a share portfolio is like building a capsule wardrobe. According to Susie Faux, the owner of a London boutique called “Wardrobe” a capsule wardrobe is a collection of a few essential items of clothing that don’t go out of fashion, such as skirts, trousers, and coats, which can then be augmented with seasonal pieces....
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'