‘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 clients have won more than R800 million in the Lotto by playing via the bank

2019-02-12 15:58

In the past three years, the bank has paid out almost R810 million

FNB's CEO does not have an office or a desk - this is why he thinks everyone should do it

2018-12-14 08:40

He also has unconventional commuting habits.

You don't have to insert your card at some FNB ATMs any more – here's how it works

2018-11-30 09:02

The new generation ATMs work with all contactless-enabled bank cards.


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.

You can now use the FNB app to pay at stores that have Zapper or SnapScan – here’s how it works

2019-01-24 19:32

First National Bank is rolling out the new QR payment feature to its merchant, meaning many methods of payment will be right in the FNB app.

How to avoid digital banking fraud this festive season

2018-11-30 13:57

It is not only your handbag or wallet you need to keep safe while doing your festive shopping. Cyber security should also be at the top of your list

FNB's CEO recommends these four books for your summer reading list

2018-11-17 07:16

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