Factor in extra costs a bigger home brings

2015-05-25 11:43

While costs such as transfer fees are taken into account when deciding to move to a bigger house, one often forgets about certain other ones, warns an expert.

FNB website hit by downtime

2015-05-18 09:50

The bank's website has been experiencing problems and FNB is telling customers to rather use ATMs in the meantime.

Significant drop in consumer confidence - index

2015-05-06 17:20

Consumer confidence levels have declined across all population groups, but improved slightly for low-income households, according to an index.

eBucks programme hits R5bn mark

2015-04-14 12:00

Participants in the rewards programme eBucks have earned R5bn over 15 years, says First National Bank (FNB).

FNB to sell LG G3 smartphones

2015-04-09 12:19

The bank is expanding the range of devices it sells after announcing that it plans to sell the latest LG handsets.

Major banks leave interest rates unchanged

2015-03-26 17:34

Major SA banks have indicated that they will leave their interest rates unchanged following the SA Reserve Bank's announcement that the repo rate will stay at 5.75%.

Credit rating is like a friendship - expert

2015-03-02 16:32

A Fin24 user is frustrated because he cannot get any credit at financial institutions, despite having come out of debt counselling.

SME's R3.5bn funds should also benefit scale-up businesses

2015-02-26 13:36

The R3.5bn budget allocation for SMEs was excellent news, but it should also benefit ‘scale-up’ businesses, says a bank expert.

Property ownership a 'land reform success story'

2015-02-10 20:00

Previously-disadvantaged race groups are buying in former white suburbs but progress has slowed down because of economic weakness, says a property expert.

Biometric ATMs to go 'mainstream' in SA

2015-02-06 10:20

It may be easier - and safer - to use your fingerprint to withdraw cash from your bank's ATM, rather than depending on a pass code which can be compromised.


FNB fixes website, mobile app outage

2015-05-18 11:49

First National Bank has recovered from a system outage that hit both its website and mobile banking application.

FNB rated SA’s ‘top internet banking provider’

2015-05-07 14:13

A survey has rated South African banks according to their customers' satisfaction levels with their online banking experiences.

Smart ID pilot project to start in May

2015-04-21 19:27

The identification cards are planned to be available from First National Bank and Standard Bank as part of a testing phase.

The slow puncture of property prices has begun

2015-04-10 07:01

The “slow puncture” of property prices decreasing to levels that better reflect a poorer economy has started, says FNB property economist John Loos.

Rent vs buy for business premises

2015-04-08 07:11

Purchasing commercial property is one of the biggest and potentially most rewarding investment decisions a business owner can make, says an expert.

App enables cardless cash withdrawals

2015-03-17 12:18

Forgot your ATM card at home? There’s now an app for that, at least for one South African bank’s customers.

Customers slightly happier with SA banks - index

2015-03-02 14:03

SA banks have achieved slightly higher customer satisfaction scores in an index, with Capitec and FNB tops in perceived quality and exceeding expectations.

FNB Botswana profits drop

2015-02-20 18:30

FNB Botswana a unit of the FNB group, has recorded a drop in interim profits despite an increase in advances, say company executives in a statement.

Worry over debit orders and public holidays

2015-02-10 09:59

A Fin24 user wants to know how he can avoid bank penalties for debit orders that go off on a public holiday, as he is not in control of this.

Property market on the rise

2015-01-27 17:37

The property market appears to be strengthening after a "lull" in the residential sector in the first half of 2014, says First National Bank.

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