Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Credit card skimmers are a risk, but the fine print in your credit card contract hides all kinds of traps for the unwary user.
The Payments Association of South Africa is under pressure to ramp up a new system called DebiCheck to meet the South African Reserve Bank’s deadline of February 2019.
Standard Chartered’s Zimbabwe-based unit has cancelled the use of Visa cards outside the country as Zimbabwe continues to grapple with dollar shortages.
In May 2016, the amendments to the National Credit Act came into effect, which set new maximum interest rates that can be charged on a loan, based on the repo rate. In many cases, this has reduced the maximum rate that creditor providers can charge,
French-born entrepreneur Thomas Pays’ EFT payment solution i-Pay offers a cost-effective, safe and user-friendly alternative to credit cards.
Matthew Lester examines the mood swings around the festive season as the immediate joys of a 13th cheque are soon beaten away by the tax man.
A Fin24 user shares her strategy of tackling debt, adding that she cut up her credit and bank cards because she could not trust herself around them.
Britain's financial watchdog will investigate the credit card market to assess if people in financial trouble are being treated fairly.
Personal information theft from over 100 million South Korean credit cards and accounts, reportedly including UN chief Ban Ki-moon, has ignited a storm of litigation.
Is it worth getting one, asks a reader. Experts advise.
Visa and Mastercard agreed to pay as much as $6.2bn to end a long-running price-fixing case brought by merchants over card fees, the largest-ever class action settlement of an antitrust case.
The Bank of England has told UK banks to prove that their policies on consumer lending won’t leave them weaker in a downturn.
A Fin24 user who was under debt review managed to pay up all her debts, but she’s struggling to get a debt clearance certificate on her Edgar's credit card from Standard Bank.
Lili Radloff is sick and tired of unsolicited marketing.
A Fin24 user wants to know if it's possible to save while one has credit cards or an overdraft to pay off.
You may feel powerful when having a credit card in your hard, but swiping it all the time can leave you out of pocket.
The European Parliament appears set to fast-track a cap on fees paid on credit card transactions, in a vote welcomed by consumer advocates.
South Korea has vowed tougher penalties for financial firms and executives who fail to protect clients' data, after information from 20 million people was stolen.
Remember getting your first credit card – super exciting, not so? Doesn’t look so great now with a revolving debt that just mounts up.
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