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FNB – How can we help you?
Invest in your loved ones this Valentine’s Johannesburg; 13 February 2017; Instead of splurging on expensive gifts this Valentine’s, why not get your loved one a gift that will put them in a better financial position? Ester Ochse, Channel Head for FNB Advisory says, “Valentine’s Day is synonymous with partners exchanging gifts as a sign...
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Small savings can go a long way this year  9 February 2017 – You don’t have to put away thousands to see the benefit of savings. In fact, starting small will not only give you the confidence that saving is possible, but will also help with your finances in the long run. “Starting a new...
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Tricks to stretch every cent this January 12 January 2017 – Most consumers are under pressure in January and usually consider ‘run-of-the-mill’ strategies, such as packing lunches or foregoing their cappuccinos just to make it to the end of the month, however there are other tricks to help navigate to the next pay day without...
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7 February 2017 – Considering past trends consumers are expected to spend more on gifts and restaurants this Valentine’s. In 2016, FNB Credit Card holders spent 60% more on flowers, jewellery, chocolate, greeting cards ahead of Valentine’s while a 25% increase in spend at restaurants was recorded. FNB Credit Card analysed 2016 spending patterns of...
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06 February 2017: Many consumers are not aware they are paying more than they should on funeral premiums by having more than one policy with different insurers. FNB Life estimates that 35% of FNB customers have more than one funeral plan to cover themselves; effectively paying up to 30% more than necessary. Lee Bromfield, CEO...
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Are you spending thoughtlessly? 31 January 2017 – Many of us may be guilty of spending without thinking, however, if you never pay attention to your money it can soon lead to real financial problems. “Thoughtless spending contributes to financial problems,” says Eunice Sibiya, head of Consumer Education. “If consumers don’t know what they have...
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Timely interest rates reprieve after festive spending Johannesburg; 25 January 2017 – The SARB’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged gives consumers a timely reprieve as many are likely to be recovering from festive season spending. “Consumers should use this reprieve to get their finances in order ahead of the next Monetary Policy Committee review...
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Retirement death benefit- fund trustees can override a deceased member’s instructions Johannesburg; 30 January 2017 – According to the 2015/2016 annual report from the Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator, the allocation of death benefits constituted the largest number of resolved cases. In the unfortunate situation where a member of a retirement or provident fund...
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Five savvy financial moves to make in  2017 Johannesburg; 18 January 2017 – Fresh from the festive season spending spree, now consumers have to make financial decisions that will shape their year and long-term financial goals. “Those who went on an all-out spending spree in December may be suffering from a financial hangover but consumers...
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16 January 2017 – Self-employed individuals that have taken a brave decision to leave their jobs and start a business should avoid mistakenly overlooking the financial benefits of having adequate life insurance. “Not having adequate life cover when self-employed can result in your family being left in a big pile of debt in the unfortunate...
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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'