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Ratings agencies might give SA a ‘klap’ — Mboweni

Finance minister warns that government’s increased debt could mean ratings agencies downgrade the country’s credit worthiness to junk

Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa

'Like a compulsive shopper using one credit card to pay off another, too many African governments are taking on too much debt far too casually'

Consumers’ credit health shows signs of recovery

'An improvement was observed in first-time defaults on personal loans, credit cards and home loans'

Is your personality creditworthy?

Blacklisted? No banking history? A new kind of test could qualify you for a loan.

Your purse is the Apple of adverts’ eyes

The technology company has launched a new app that will decide what you can and can't afford.

Credit information amnesty for consumers in balance

Report reveals that consumers' financial vulnerability is growing more acute.

Credit industry calls for clarification on amnesty

Credit Bureau Association still waiting for more information.

The ups and downs of saving

Many South Africans struggle to balance the high cost of living with the urge to save for their futures.

Drop in lending is likely to rebound on the economy

Growth in unsecured lending remains high.

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The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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