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Five money mistakes retirees must avoid Johannesburg; 26 April 2017: Retirement planning is an ongoing process; in fact once retirement starts it becomes all the more important to make wise investment decisions. Preenay Sathu, Channel Head at FNB Financial Advisory, says, “Retirees must have a clear strategy regarding how their retirement funds will be invested...
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24 April 2017: Despite increasing awareness about the importance of having life insurance, some consumers remain confused and undecided due to myths that uninformed people spread through the grapevine. Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life says “Death is usually the last subject people look forward to discussing over the dinner table. Similarly, life insurance conversations...
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The importance of keeping a clean credit record Most people know that the way they manage their credit is tracked, but don’t realise the role a credit record will play in their future financial wellbeing. “A credit record is the documentation detailing payment history of current and previous debt,” says Nico van Staden, Head of...
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Consumers making fewer ATM cash withdrawals 29 March 2017 – For the first time ever, FNB data is showing that middle income earners are making fewer cash withdrawals at ATMs and instead opting to use point of sale devices, electronic transactions and cash tills from select retailers. “For our Gold account customers who earn from...
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Tips to bank safely on your smartphone 27 March 2017: As more consumers embrace the ease and convenience of accessing banking services through their mobile devices, it is becoming more essential for them to protect themselves from fraudsters by constantly keeping up to date with the latest Apps and security measures. Kartik Mistry, Head of...
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Don’t let inflation eat away your retirement savings Johannesburg; 16 March 2017; The key to having sufficient funds to retire comfortably does not solely depend on how early one starts saving; but should also consider how much one is saving and whether contributions and return objective are in line with inflation. Preenay Sathu, Channel Head...
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Plan ahead for tombstone unveiling costs  15 March 2017: Consumers who don’t adequately plan for post funeral expenses may find themselves having to borrow money to cover tombstone unveiling costs. Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life, says “Post funeral expenses which can cost up to 50% of the initial funeral expense can put significant financial...
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Johannesburg; 8 March 2017; On 1 March 2017, it was three years since the South African government introduced Tax-Free Savings Accounts. With a Tax-Free Savings Account, South Africans can now save and invest R33 000 per tax year (previously R30 000 per tax year) and R500 000 in their lifetime, tax free. This means that...
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Pros and cons of fixed life insurance premiums  06 March 2017: More often, people choose life insurance cover without fully understanding the difference between fixed and escalating insurance premiums. Knowing the contrast can help you choose cover that best suits your needs. Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life, urges consumers taking out life insurance to...
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Johannesburg; 6 March 2017: During his Budget speech Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced a 5% increase in dividends tax from 15% to 20%; this may be disappointing for people looking to dividends for some earnings. Pieter du Toit, CEO of FNB Investments, says, “There was also good news in that the annual limit on Tax...
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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'