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30 days ago
Call to probe ‘bad’ African Bank’s loan book
Call to probe ‘bad’ African Bank’s loan book

A Member of Parliament says the National Credit Regulator needs to investigate the credit agreements in African Bank’s bad book for reckless lending.

35 days ago
Reckless lending rockets despite law
Reckless lending rockets despite law

Reckless lending continues unabated - so much so that the National Consumer Tribunal has received double the number of complaints.

35 days ago
Victory for Transnet pensioners
Victory for Transnet pensioners

A group of Transnet pensioners scored a significant victory when the North Gauteng High Court dismissed the bulk of Transnet’s ...

46 days ago
In Personal Finance on May 14
In Personal Finance on May 14

Robo-advisers are making their presence felt.

53 days ago
In Personal Finance on May 7
In Personal Finance on May 7

We unpack the findings of the latest Sanlam Benchmark Survey of retirement funds and their members.

22 Apr '16, 08:15am
Fund accused of tardy conduct
Fund accused of tardy conduct

The Mineworkers Provident Fund is rapped on the knuckles by the Pension Funds Adjudicator for leaving a death benefit unpaid for seven years.

22 Apr '16, 08:15am
Pension fund in trouble over divorce order
Pension fund in trouble over divorce order

A "large and experienced" player in the pension industry should have known better than to have enforced a defective court order.

16 Apr '16, 05:40am
Ombudsmen take on reckless lenders
Ombudsmen take on reckless lenders

Consumers who have been granted credit recklessly are getting relief from the Ombudsman for Banking Services and the Credit Ombud.

16 Apr '16, 05:30am
‘No need’ for minister to act in pension case
‘No need’ for minister to act in pension case

The Minister of Finance says there is no reason for him yet to intervene in the FSB case involving the closure of dormant pension funds.

16 Apr '16, 05:20am
Banking ombud’s fair decisions
Banking ombud’s fair decisions

Case studies in the Annual Report of the Ombudsman for Banking Services show him siding with the bank in some cases, and with the consumer in others.

16 Apr '16, 05:15am
Ombud ensures credit providers treat you fairly
Ombud ensures credit providers treat you fairly

The Credit Ombud assisted more than 70 percent of consumers who complained to his office last year, the 2015 annual report ...

16 Apr '16, 05:05am
Don’t fall for befriending ministers
Don’t fall for befriending ministers

Government ministers are not in the habit of asking you to be a friend on a social media account. Fake accounts are intended to “deceive and confuse”.

07 Apr '16, 12:42am
In Personal Finance on April 9
In Personal Finance on April 9

Keep up with the latest retirement-funding products on the market and read about how microlenders are opposing an imminent ...

02 Apr '16, 05:10am
NCR in hot water over enforcement
NCR in hot water over enforcement

Who will be held personally liable for the bad credit practices of African Bank, among others? Members of Parliament want ...

19 Mar '16, 05:20am
Pressure mounts on injury lawyer pair
Pressure mounts on injury lawyer pair

Ronald and Darren Bobroff are faced with being struck from the attorneys’ roll for overcharging clients, euphemistically ...