Moody's ratings downgrade of South Africa's four big banks cast the rescue of African Bank in a very different light.
Capitec Bank is still the cheapest bank in the country, according to a comparative study by trade union Solidarity's Research Institute.
From President Fat Cat's stinky Nkandla deal to the Capitec cats who creamed it fat cats risked obesity in 2012, write the amaBhungane reporters.
Low-cost Mzansi accounts are losing ground to bank-branded products that are cheaper and more appropriate for low-income customers.
Public protector Thuli Madonsela is to untangle the R1-billion Capitec empowerment deal web woven by a consortium with close links to the ANC.
Banks have expanded and are entering the highly profitable market of credit with care, or so they claim.
After an increase of 8% in bank charges in 2011, Absa remains the most expensive commercial bank in SA, with Capitec the cheapest, says Solidarity.
The main obstacle to moving accounts is the inconvenience, writes Teigue Payne.
When selecting your account you need to decide what you want from your bank.
The 67% year-on-year leap in loans with no surety has raised the hackles of the National Credit Regulator.
Capitec has good rates, but watch those monthly fees.
The best interest rate for your emergency funds.
Earlier this year we saw FNB challenge Capitec with a new bank offering that looked suspiciously similar to Capitec's offering.
FNB emerges as the cheapest of the big four on the back of an aggressive marketing campaign.
Standard Bank and Absa were rated the most expensive banks in South Africa in the Solidarity bank costs report, released on Tuesday.
Capitec Bank's profit grew to R283-million for the six months ended August 31 2010, the JSE-listed retail bank said on Wednesday.
Tshepang asks: What bank offers the best interest rate, for example 10% for more than 48 months?
Reserve Bank legislation prevents temporary South African residents from opening a bank account with Capitec.
Withdraw money when you shop and save on bank fees.