Steven van Schanke has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the Institute of Retirement Funds Africa (IRFA). Van Schanke, a qualified chartered accountant, spent five years in the United Kingdom where he gained experience in a number of finance-related ventures, before returning to South Africa in 2006 to set up his own business.
16 Apr 2014 06:55
Ubank has been building up depth in its executive management with Reserve Bank deputy registrar of banks Madoda Petros joining the firm as its chief risk officer.
By Phakamisa Ndzamela 4 Apr 2014 09:23
In reaction to media reports that the average pension fund member is likely to obtain a pension of just 30% of their current income, Wayne Hiller van Rensburg, director of the Institute of Retirement Funds (IRF) Africa, says retirement funds appear to be failing their members.
27 Mar 2014 12:46
The grave danger with legislative changes is that they can have unintended consequences; at the very least they may be disruptive to commerce and cause confusion among consumers if the changes are not communicated well.
By Amanda Visser 18 Mar 2014 15:57
While enthusiasm, commitment and dedicated service are key, entrepreneurs who know where their businesses stand financially are the most successful. They also know that financial statements are the glue that holds any business together.
18 Mar 2014 07:10
While the National Credit Amendment Bill faces strong opposition from many credit lenders, a voice from within the burgeoning payday loan industry is emerging in support of stricter regulation.
17 Mar 2014 12:05
After last year's successful iTrade Fantasy League Facebook app and competition, online trading platform Sanlam iTrade has announced the start of a new league.
10 Mar 2014 11:47
The Financial Planning Institute (FPI) and the Financial Services Board (FSB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create awareness on the rights and responsibilities of consumers, personal financial management, as well as the overall distribution of financial education, and to give credence to the Financial Services Board Act, 1990.
10 Mar 2014 11:07
In partnership with iMobilise Transportation Systems, Nedbank has introduced an integrated taximeter and card acceptance solution into 200 metered taxis, using its innovative PocketPOS device to accept fare payment with a credit or debit card.
7 Mar 2014 12:48
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will hold talks with food processing companies to share views on how the agro-processing sector can be expanded to stimulate job creation.
7 Mar 2014 06:23
The financial landscape is risky, uncertain, and unfriendly... and just perfect for the launch of your content marketing campaign.
By Mark Wright 5 Mar 2014 14:05
Credit providers will from June this year have to change risk models as the credit amnesty by government will mean that credit histories have been wiped out, say lawyers.
By Amanda Visser 4 Mar 2014 08:49
Blade Nzimande and Cyril Ramaphosa are going head to head on university fees.
By Prega Govender 3 Mar 2014 08:18
The Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund (SMSF) with initial capital of R10m will be launched on 14 March, says President Jacob Zuma.
3 Mar 2014 06:35
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