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Beware the pension fund loan proposal

Industry professionals warn that, although well intentioned, the Bill to enable fund holders to get some of their savings before retiring can do harm

Fund employs financial literacy as an instrument of transformation

The NJMPF facilitates educational sessions at road shows, workshops and indabas

Red flags raised over Black Friday

But amid worries that consumers could binge on credit there are signs they are handling debt better

Wary consumers start saving

The number of new accounts has risen but tough times have forced others to borrow

SMEs hobbled by funding gap

Only 1% of South Africa’s small, medium and micro-sized enterprises ask for formal financing

SARB’s Kuben Naidoo clears Capitec confusion: There is no new probe

The bank on Wednesday morning reiterated that it had not been contacted by the NCR

Mutual bank eyes niche markets

What may be SA’s first female black-owned bank is due to disrupt the sector by targeting hawkers and taxi drivers

Saving is key to a healthy economy

Given this economic uncertainty, households should save during boom times so that they can survive during a recession

African Bank: No rescue plan for borrowers

There’s no rescue plan for African Bank borrowers, many of whom are repaying loans that experts say are contrary to the National Credit Act.

Borrowed time for credit regulator

A court has ordered that draft recommendations on new credit fees must be completed by the end of April.

Small lenders force fee issue

State organs are said to have failed to obey a court order to review credit charges within nine months.

African Bank to pay R20m after reaching NCR agreement

The NCR has reached a settlement agreement with African Bank relating to two cases in which the bank was accused of reckless lending.

Drop in lending is likely to rebound on the economy

Growth in unsecured lending remains high.

Time to get a little thrifty with your wallet

The NCR says the latest credit market statistics suggest a need for caution as the number of consumers with impaired credit records jumped by 100 000.

Renewed confidence sees rise in consumer credit

The latest National Credit Regulator statistics indicate a 13.36% increase in new credit granted to consumers as compared to June 2011.

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