Why we all deserve personalised interest rates

2020-03-06 10:30

In an age when people often make financial decisions based on what they want in the moment, they don’t always consider how much the money they borrow will actually cost over the payment term. Similarly, when we’re saving, it’s not always achievable to think about how we can make that money grow further. With good financial behaviour comes the understanding of choosing what’s best.

Budget 2020 overview

2020-03-02 13:35

Head of Marketing Legal for Discovery Life and Discovery gave his assessment on the Budget Speech delivered by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

Behavioural banking: a bank, rewards and more in your hands

2020-02-25 14:58

Discovery Bank is not just a digital bank, it’s a fintech evolution that gives clients market-leading features and behavioural banking tools to change their financial health and improve their lives.

Discovery Vitality rolls out new Miles reward system

2020-01-11 10:59

CEO Dinesh Govender told Fin24 on Friday that while Vitality members will be offered to those who have amassed Vitality points over the years, clients who are on other Discovery platforms will have the choice of opting into the Discover Miles system.

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.

What does it mean to be financially healthy?

2019-09-17 10:30

Much like our physical health, we expect our money and financial circumstances to take us where we need them to and provide for us without us having to think much about it. This is the mark of someone financially healthy – but what if you’re less healthy than you think?

A new generation of banking is changing the way South Africans do money

2019-09-17 10:27

The tide is turning towards banking. What if the new generation of banks could make us better with money – and better citizens too?

Michael Jordaan: Bank Zero still has more aces up its sleeve

2019-03-27 19:58

Bank Zero has implemented EFT payment capabilities and started full end-to-end Beta testing ahead of its anticipated launch in the second half of 2019.

Inside Discovery’s new bank

2019-03-25 14:32

Discovery Bank hits the market this week with 50 000 people who have signed up requesting to become customers.

Discovery’s new bank signals shift as new entrants plan launches over the next six months

2018-11-14 06:55

Discovery Bank’s launch signals a stampede of new banks into the market. Fin24 profiled these five emerging banks. What does it mean for you?


Five behaviours can change your financial future

2020-03-06 10:15

Behavioural theory shows people don’t always make the best choices in the moment to serve their future health or wellbeing. As with health and driving behaviours that place us at risk, there are five behaviours that influence financial health - changing these behaviours is the best move you’ll make for better financial control.

INFOGRAPHIC: Budget 2020 at a glance

2020-02-27 14:21

A look back at the Budget 2020 in an infographic.

Bringing science to the world of banking

2020-02-25 14:58

South Africans who bank better, grow wealth and earn rewards. It’s all possible with the science behind behavioural banking. With technology that enables behaviour change, you’ll soon have a healthier financial outlook.

Glitch 'wiped out' Discovery Bank clients' balances to R0.00

2020-01-07 11:07

A "limited number" of Discovery Bank clients were affected on Friday evening.

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.

How behaviour determines your bank balance

2019-09-17 10:30

Are you aware of behavioural banking?

Francois Groepe appointed deputy CEO at Discovery Bank

2019-08-02 09:27

Discovery launched the tech-led bank in November 2018. Groepe will work alongside the bank's CEO Barry Hore.

ANALYSIS: Can Discovery Bank break SA’s 'I want it now' culture?

2019-03-26 09:54

Capitec shook up South Africa’s staid and conservative banking culture with the revolutionary premise that banks existed primarily to serve their customers, not their shareholders.

New bank on the block as Discovery launches 'tech-led' bank

2018-11-14 13:28

Discovery has launched its much anticipated bank, hailed as the first in rewarding good financial behaviour.

Mboweni steps down from Discovery board

2018-10-11 09:47

Tito Mboweni has stepped down from the board of Discovery, following his appointment as finance minister.

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