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Don’t break the bank keeping the kids entertained this festive season 6 December 2016 – Don’t fall into the trap of giving your kids money to keep them entertained this summer holiday. Creative and pocket friendly activities can keep the kids entertained, without breaking the bank. “Children are off school for a couple of months...
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Johannesburg, 22 November 2016: As we race towards the end of 2016 and a well-deserved break, some are fortunate to receive a 13th cheque or bonus. Although it is tempting to spend this extra money on all the upcoming festive season activities, in these challenging economic times, we have to ask ourselves: Are we saving...
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21 November 2016: As the festive season draws near, cybercriminals will pull out all the tricks in the book to try and cheat consumers out of their hard earned cash. “Cybercrime is becoming increasingly sophisticated with fraudsters constantly finding new ways of carrying out their unlawful conduct, especially during busy periods like the festive season....
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Johannesburg, 17 November 2016:  ATM and ADT devices offer enhanced functionality and convenience to customers, allowing 24/7 transacting. But whilst ATMs are convenient, it makes sense to exercise caution when transacting and to remain vigilant at all times. This includes safe banking habits such as protecting your ATM card and cash from view of others...
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16 November 2016 – The silly season is upon us, and alongside relaxing with family and friends, taking a well-deserved break and enjoying the South African summer, this time also almost always means pressure to spend. “It is easy to see why consumers overspend during the December period,” says Eunice Sibiya, head of consumer education...
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15 November 2016: Consumers are urged to spend wisely during the festive period and plan for the New Year to avoid falling into the debt trap and defaulting on monthly payments for necessities like funeral insurance. Over December and January every year, the number of customers that default on their funeral insurance premiums significantly increases....
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10 November 2016 – It appears that South Africans’ need for cash is also one of their biggest unnecessary banking expenses, according to FNB. However, with small behavioural changes this could easily be eradicated. “There has been a strong movement away from cash towards digital platforms and cards in 2016.  However, despite a 12% increase...
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08 November 2016 – As of November, FNB Life customers who have a Life Cover policy can now earn up to 15% of their monthly premiums back in eBucks and collect 1,000 eBucks reward level points each month. FNB is the first life insurer in South Africa to offer a monthly rewards back benefit on...
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07 November 2016: Consumers should be commended for their increasing cooperation with their banks when providing their latest and most accurate information in order to comply with the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA); however there are still those who need to validate their bank accounts. Eric Enslin, CEO of FNB Private Wealth and RMB Private...
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Not many people take the time to review their finances at the end of the year; however analysing the way that you managed your finances can help you form the basis for your financial plan for the upcoming year. Eunice Sibiya, head of consumer education at FNB outlines a few ways to measure if you...
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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'