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    Elize Giese, Head of Investments for FNB Business, completed her Engineering and Information Technology degrees at the University of Johannesburg. She started working as a consultant optimising business processes and efficiencies for corporate clients in the FMCG and Mining sectors before joining FNB in 2007. During her time at FNB, she’s been a top dealmaker in the Leveraged Finance division and later moved to Global Business Banking where she was part of the team that developed and implemented strategies for FNB to expand globally focussing on Africa, India and China. She was the Head of Global Business Banking for 3 years and joined the Investments team in 2014. Elize is married to Mark, whom is also an engineer by trade and is a mother of two beautiful children. She enjoys playing golf and scuba diving, and stays active by going to gym and doing pilates.

    After careful consideration, you have selected the investment account (or accounts) which suit your business needs and cash flow. Congratulations! You are already getting your money to work for you. However, have you considered the fees involved in your investment account? Although you might be getting the best interest rate on your investment, investment houses […]

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    Elize Giese, Head of Investments for FNB Business, completed her Engineering and Information Technology degrees at the University of Johannesburg. She started working as a consultant optimising business processes and efficiencies for corporate clients in the FMCG and Mining sectors before joining FNB in 2007. During her time at FNB, she’s been a top dealmaker in the Leveraged Finance division and later moved to Global Business Banking where she was part of the team that developed and implemented strategies for FNB to expand globally focussing on Africa, India and China. She was the Head of Global Business Banking for 3 years and joined the Investments team in 2014. Elize is married to Mark, whom is also an engineer by trade and is a mother of two beautiful children. She enjoys playing golf and scuba diving, and stays active by going to gym and doing pilates.

    The South African Savings Institute has designated July as ‘Savings Month’, with this year’s theme, ‘Promoting a savings culture’. It is certainly right that South Africans begin to develop a culture of savings. This is in sharp contrast to the culture of consumerism and indebtedness that prevails. A World Bank report reveals that South Africa has the […]

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    Elize Giese, Head of Investments for FNB Business, completed her Engineering and Information Technology degrees at the University of Johannesburg. She started working as a consultant optimising business processes and efficiencies for corporate clients in the FMCG and Mining sectors before joining FNB in 2007. During her time at FNB, she’s been a top dealmaker in the Leveraged Finance division and later moved to Global Business Banking where she was part of the team that developed and implemented strategies for FNB to expand globally focussing on Africa, India and China. She was the Head of Global Business Banking for 3 years and joined the Investments team in 2014. Elize is married to Mark, whom is also an engineer by trade and is a mother of two beautiful children. She enjoys playing golf and scuba diving, and stays active by going to gym and doing pilates.

    It’s difficult to believe that we are almost half way through another year and it’s time to start planning for the year-end expenses. Every business has their regular and recurring payments that happen week after week, month after month. However there are also those odd (and often unexpected) bills occurring that put pressure on your […]

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    Elize Giese, Head of Investments for FNB Business, completed her Engineering and Information Technology degrees at the University of Johannesburg. She started working as a consultant optimising business processes and efficiencies for corporate clients in the FMCG and Mining sectors before joining FNB in 2007. During her time at FNB, she’s been a top dealmaker in the Leveraged Finance division and later moved to Global Business Banking where she was part of the team that developed and implemented strategies for FNB to expand globally focussing on Africa, India and China. She was the Head of Global Business Banking for 3 years and joined the Investments team in 2014. Elize is married to Mark, whom is also an engineer by trade and is a mother of two beautiful children. She enjoys playing golf and scuba diving, and stays active by going to gym and doing pilates.

    Some accountable institutions such as attorneys, estate agents, property managers and financial services providers deal with trust accounts, which can be a major administrative burden. There are a number of challenges when dealing with trust accounts, from the hassle of opening a new trust account for your client, to the daily management and reporting of the account. […]

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    Elize Giese, Head of Investments for FNB Business, completed her Engineering and Information Technology degrees at the University of Johannesburg. She started working as a consultant optimising business processes and efficiencies for corporate clients in the FMCG and Mining sectors before joining FNB in 2007. During her time at FNB, she’s been a top dealmaker in the Leveraged Finance division and later moved to Global Business Banking where she was part of the team that developed and implemented strategies for FNB to expand globally focussing on Africa, India and China. She was the Head of Global Business Banking for 3 years and joined the Investments team in 2014. Elize is married to Mark, whom is also an engineer by trade and is a mother of two beautiful children. She enjoys playing golf and scuba diving, and stays active by going to gym and doing pilates.

    In the previous article we discussed how important it is to understand your business cash flow requirements in order to make sound investment decisions. In this edition we’ll go through the components of calculating and analysing your business cash flow. The old adage, “it takes money to make money,” highlights the essence of cash flow […]

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