7 September 2018: FirstRand Namibia produced a sound set of results for the year ended 30 June 2018. Notable particularly because financial services entities, and especially banks' earnings, are inextricably linked to the health of an economy and currently Namibia's economy is facing challenging conditions.
5 September 2018: From humble beginnings as a vehicle washing business, Erastus Amenya, based in Rosh Pinah, has grown his firm into a significant employer in that southern mining town and today has a staff complement of 24 employees.
5 September 2018: Josephat, having looked at the last three months, declares that house price contractions have been decelerating; although, at 0.8%, it is too soon to declare that the market is out of the woods, as the volumes continue to shift towards the lower price segments.
30 August 2018: "No one knows what the future holds, and it is thus important that you have enough insurance to cover your mortgage, child's education and your essential expenses," says Ian van der Walt, Channel Head: Advisory at FNB Namibia.
29 August 2018: Globally, the use of cheques is consistently declining as financial institutions and most of their customers increasingly adopt technologically advanced payment alternatives that are far more convenient and cheaper.
28 August 2018: Have you dreamt of putting aside a little extra in a foreign currency for that once-in-a-lifetime holiday abroad? "Now is your chance", says Neville Ntema.
23 August 2018: According to a survey done by the Namibia Statistics Agency - barely one in ten people have savings to fall back on when they run out of money.
6 August 2018: "An inheritance can be a great financial bonus, but if it is not managed correctly there can be numerous challenges and getting rich quick may turn out to be a curse, rather than a blessing," says Lucas Kotzé, Head: FNB Fiduciary.
25 July 2018: Since the launch of the FNB Rewards programme in November 2017 customers and employees of the bank have earned over N$8 million in cash back paid into a linked Savings Pocket for customers to use whenever, and on whatever they please.
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