Update: FNB's online banking up and running after outage

2020-02-18 12:32

Downdetector.co.za said the outage started shortly after 11:00.

A South African startup will rent your ‘spare’ car so it can be used by Uber drivers

2019-11-21 09:04

Maintenance costs and insurance is covered by the company.

‘Cheaper’ homes in South Africa are hot right now – in some cases even selling for above the asking price

2019-10-29 16:41

FNB said there is a lack of supply in the 'cheaper' market which leads to strong house price growth.

South Africans are getting home loans bigger than they’ve been in a decade – but house prices are still dropping

2019-10-07 12:31

The loan-to-price ratio in South Africa is growing, and overall mortgages extended to South Africans grew by 4.9% – but property is still getting cheaper.

FNB has quickly backtracked on blocking password managers - after its customers installed software to circumvent the ban

2019-08-20 16:57

Australian web security expert Troy Hunt said FNB took an “absolutely ridiculous” position with its ban on password managers

FNB eBucks members can now book domestic and international flights on the FNB app - and save up to 40%

2019-07-02 10:51

Minimum eBucks amounts will also no longer be required to qualify for discounts when booking flights.

FNB denies it is charging bank fees for reversing its ‘free money’ mistake – here’s what may be going on

2019-06-20 16:00

First National Bank says customers are misinterpreting their statements.

FNB customers saw up to R3,600 magically appear in their bank accounts – but now the bank wants it back

2019-06-19 10:15

Christmas came early for many FNB clients on Tuesday – but it is not going to last.

FNB’s entry-level account is now cheaper than Capitec - here’s how it compares to Standard Bank, Absa and the others

2019-06-03 12:38

African Bank and Capitec are the only banks to offer interest rates on entry level accounts.


FNB now offers some customers free KFC and extra data

2020-01-29 10:06

FNB is giving some customers free extra data and students who open the bank's new Easy account will get a KFC voucher.

FNB has recorded a massive 40% increase in Black Friday buying this year

2019-11-29 18:13

Transactions processed through the bank’s merchant acquiring systems peaked at an average of 306 transactions per second.

FNB launched its zero-fee bank account ahead of Bank Zero - here’s how it compares to other entry levels accounts

2019-11-19 09:09

Former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan’s Bank Zero also promises zero monthly fees.

FNB is pumping money into branches – and some are just down the road from where Standard Bank recently closed down

2019-10-09 21:00

Bultfontein in the Free State, Daveyton in Gauteng, as well as Grassy Park on the Cape Flats will have their First National Bank branches revamped – after Standard Bank pulled out of those communities.

More (mostly rich) South Africans are now getting home loans – here’s why

2019-09-12 06:35

Except for a brief period in the beginning of 2018, home loan growth has not outpaced property value growth since 2011.

FNB’s banking app now comes with a free health rewards programme – with discounts on gyms and genetic testing

2019-07-09 16:39

Called ‘nav» Wellness’, it is a free service from FNB that wants to encourage its customers to entertain healthy living behaviour.

Investec staff are getting unlimited leave - and can wear shorts to work

2019-06-24 17:35

But studies show there are downsides for employees.

FNB gave away free money – here’s what will happen if you don’t pay it back

2019-06-19 14:36

First National Bank customers who saw their account balances increase in error have little chance of legitimately hanging on to the cash – and some chance of being liable for interest and legal fees.

FNB’s eBucks will soon give you 15% back on KFC meals - as long as you aren't too rich, or too poor

2019-06-05 13:00

First National Bank will reward you for either buying at KFC, or using the Gautrain – but not both. And if you don't have money to invest, you won't be seeing big rewards for eating chicken either.

TymeBank has no monthly fees - here's how it compares to other big banks

2019-02-27 10:46

Newly launched TymeBank promises 50% cheaper banking fees with no physical branches.

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