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    Anthony Grant,CEO, Foreign Exchange Product House , oversees the FNB and RMB brands that facilitate foreign exchange and cross-border payments within the FirstRand Group, through a combined Foreign Exchange Product House (FXPH).Anthony Grant has been with the group for 18 years and started at FNB in November 1998 and then moved to RMB in 2006. Anthony has spent the last 13 years accumulating vast Foreign Exchange experience in the financial Institution segment .

    Travel, for business or pleasure, can come with a number of unforeseen expenses such as departure taxes, cell phone roaming fees and visa costs; but travel also comes with a lot of opportunities to have fun and shop of course! With a bit of planning you can minimise unnecessary expenses and bring home that designer […]

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    Heather has been in banking for 20 years, covering various roles through the branch network, within retail banking and business banking. She spent 7 years in a new business development role within the mid corporate commercial market and received 7 incentive awards over the 7 years she was there, and accumulated a robust understanding of all transactional and credit products. Heather was then approached to start up the Enterprise Development business unit within FNB Business. Heather was responsible for the conceptualisation and establishment of the Vumela Enterprise Development Fund, the first of its kind in the market. The Vumela Enterprise Development Fund is an early stage equity fund to assist growth in the SME sector and subsequent job creation. Heather and her team won an Innovation Award for their work in Vumela. Vumela is capitalised by FirstRand, and Heather continues to manage the fund (which now has committed capital of close to R400m). Heather was selected as 1 of 30 women from all the banking groups nationally in SA to participate in the first Bankseta Womens’ Development Programme and holds a Diploma in Technology and Innovation from the Da Vinci Institute. Heather also assists with other pure FNB SME related initiatives outside of Vumela in her role as Head of Enterprise Development.

    As South Africans, we live in a tumultuous environment, facing significant systemic economic and social challenges. Our collective call to action is to create jobs and sustainably grow economic activity in order to catalyse equitable wealth generation. Notable work has been done in stimulating entrepreneurship and developing an environment conducive to the emergence of business […]

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    Aneesa is a visionary leader in the South African banking industry and enjoys working with imagination, insight, and boldness. She excels in challenges that calls forth the best in people and brings them together around a shared sense of purpose. With her eyes on the horizon, not just on the near at hand, Aneesa is a social innovator and change agent, always seeing the big picture and thinking strategically. With a background in insurance, banking and asset management, Aneesa joined FNB Savings and Investments in 2007. During her role at FNB, she has walked the colourful streets of Africa as well as the heart moving underbelly of incredible India, solving for both individual and business customer needs across the income spectrum, searching for solutions that transcend the usual adversarial approaches. Aneesa is responsible for strategically and optimally positioning FNB Savings and Investments in the market and within FNB. She oversees a number of teams, which include strategic research and analytics; new product development; collaboration; as well as marketing and client experience, that help connect and simplify savings and investments for customers and ultimately improve the delivery of products.

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    Consumers have until 28 February 2017 to make use of their R30 000 maximum tax free allocation for the current tax year after which the Tax-free savings accounts annual contribution will be increasing from R30 000 to R33 000.  In order to use your tax-free benefits, consumers currently have an option to buy tax-free shares […]

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    Yolande Steyn has recently taken on the role of FNB Innovation, Head. Previously, she headed up FNB eWallet Solutions, which was launched in 2009. She joined FNB in 2004 and was part of the original Cellphone Banking team that revolutionised mobile banking in South Africa. Her role included product development, strategic project management and the role-out of mobile banking in FNB’s African subsidiaries. As a qualified Industrial Engineer, Yolande has worked in consulting, mobile telecoms, software development, mobile money and now Innovation. She also holds a Masters in Business Administration from UCT, Graduate School of Business.

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    As access to banking services through digital channels continues to grow, so does the need to protect consumers against the prevalence of online banking fraud. We view security as an integral part of a seamless online banking experience. Therefore, due to the prevalence of banking scams, we urge consumers to be more vigilant and familiarise […]

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    The National Budget 2017 was  bound to walk a tightrope between stimulating the economy, appeasing the populace and showing fiscal prudence. It was, in the eyes of many, a transformative budget. Gordhan acknowledged the slow economic growth locally and the complex global environment. The budget set out to raise an additional R28 billion in taxes. It was expected that the higher income earner’s pocket will be affected […]

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