All the help South African banks are offering consumers due to Covid-19

2020-04-01 12:28

Most of the assistance comes in the form of a debt repayment holiday.

Capitec loses another 20% in minutes

2020-03-19 10:10

It is now trading around the R650 level from almost R1 500 towards the end of last year.

Aisha Baker | How I learned to spend smarter

2020-02-19 10:10

Lifestyle blogger and influencer Aisha Baker’s first experience of managing her finances was when she received money for Eid as a child. She recounts her spending journey since then.

This phrase will transform the way you parent

2020-02-13 09:34

You’re the parent who’s supposed to have all the answers, but sometimes it’s okay (and encouraged) to say, “I don’t know.” Here’s why this one phrase may transform the way you raise your children.

Capitec’s finance boss just sold R118 million in shares - as investors believe the stock is overpriced

2020-01-14 13:58

He's not the first insider to sell as the share looks increasingly expensive.

How to create a 2020 money plan

2020-01-06 14:23

Get your year off to the best start by drawing up a comprehensive money plan.

The book that affirmed Thapelo Mokoena’s career dreams

2019-12-10 12:36

Actor Thapelo Mokoena, one of the stars of Deon Meyers’ Trackers, credits one book for affirming his career change 17 years ago.

Consumers win as disruptors force banks to lower fees

2019-12-03 17:11

According to Solidarity’s 10th annual bank charges report released on Tuesday, banks are now offering better benefits to their customers at lower prices to protect their market share, following fierce competition launched in the banking sector this year.

Capitec wants to appeal ruling on selling shares to settle state capture losses

2019-11-07 17:01

Earlier in the week the Johannesburg High Court ordered the bank to consent to a Gupta-linked company selling its shares in the bank to pay back losses suffered by a Transnet pension fund.

PSG credits Capitec for growth in otherwise gloomy conditions

2019-10-15 21:47

The group's sum-of-the-parts value amounted to R259.56 per PSG Group share. By 11 October 2019 it was R299.57 per share.


After a massive slump, Capitec rejects coronavirus 'speculation'

2020-03-19 18:06

Capitec blamed the weak rand and computer trading for its share-price crash.

The one thing you can do to make a new habit stick

2020-03-16 08:36

Making a new habit stick takes a little longer than you think. Here’s one simple rule to follow.

As competition heats up, Capitec keeps online fees unchanged

2020-02-17 19:54

Capitec, the country's biggest bank by client numbers says its fees for digital banking and debit orders will remain unchanged in 2020, in the face of increasing competition to retain clients.

The song everybody is listening to

2020-01-27 15:24

Young Toni Watson followed her instincts when writing the smash hit, Dance Monkey. It’s reached number one on the official music charts of over 30 countries, and chances are you’re singing along to the catchy chorus right now.

The everyday habit that’s almost as bad as smoking

2020-01-13 10:53

Some consider it a habit almost as bad as smoking, and it affects a much bigger proportion of the population than cigarettes do. Find out what sitting can do to your health.

SA's banks: What to watch out for in 2020 as digital rivalries ramp up

2019-12-27 13:23

First it was price. But now banks want to outdo their peers in digital capabilities.

Business booming for Sanlam despite limping economy

2019-12-05 05:00

Sanlam said the relationship it forged with Capitec in May 2018 continues to exceed its expectations, selling roughly 100 000 policies a month.

Capitec closes R3.56bn Mercantile Bank takeover

2019-11-07 17:06

The deal will help Capitec branch out into business banking.

Capitec shares can be sold to settle state capture losses, court rules

2019-11-05 17:54

The high court has ruled that Capitec must give consent for entities linked to Regiments to sell their Capitec shares to pay back a Transnet pension fund for losses it sustained due to state capture.

Mboweni approves Capitec acquisition of Mercantile

2019-10-09 18:08

Capitec's acquisition of Mercantile Business Bank has been formally approved by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni and other regulatory authorities.

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