SASI July Savings Month 2017 Launch

The South African Savings Institute (SASI) will launch its traditional Savings Month Campaign at a breakfast event in Sandton on Wednesday 28 June 2017 where the Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, will deliver the keynote address.   “Savings Month is SASI’s national savings awareness campaign, and the theme for this year’s drive, which runs during July, is “Alternative Savings Solutions,” … Continued

TENTH LAUNCH OF STARSAVER™ THEMED “DEEPENING FINANCIAL DEMOCRACY”

June is Youth Month and The Banking Association South Africa (BASA) with its 23 Member Banks and 43 Financial Institutions collaborating on StarSaver™ will celebrate the 10TH Annual launch of StarSaver™ in a form of a dialogue themed “Deepening Financial Democracy”.   StarSaver™ is a generic financial literacy programme to inculcate a culture of saving in young people and promote … Continued

High prices, fraud and four other reasons why South Africans don’t trust SA banks

Republished from: www.businesstech.co.za   Researchers at the Boston Consulting Group have found that South Africans are not big on the formal baking sector – with mistrust, high prices and lack of relevant services high among the reasons we choose to steer clear. Despite being the largest economy on the African Continent, South Africa is plagued by high levels of unemployment, a … Continued

6 Challenges to Financial Inclusion in South Africa

World Economic Forum | 5 days ago South Africa is a country of well-known promise and peril. Despite being the largest economy on the African continent, the nation is plagued by high levels of unemployment, a poor education system and staggering income inequality. Underscoring the country’s struggle to translate its rich natural resources and other assets into social benefit, South Africa is … Continued

GLOBAL MONEY WEEK: 27 March – 2 April 2017

The Banking Association South Africa, the lead partner of Child and Youth Finance International (Netherlands Based) in partnership with ReimagineSA will host a dialogue on 29 March 2017 to table a conversation on the subject of Money (financial resources) – a basic human right or not? The Dialogue will form part of the Global Money Week activations that would have … Continued

SASI Launches 2016 Festive Season Campaign Message

Media Release   SASI reminds South Africa to recall their needs versus their wants   The South African Savings Institute (SASI) launches its annual Festive Season Savings Campaign in a year where the country is at major economic and political crossroads.  The continued #FEESMUSTFALL campaign, the country’s fragile economy, high levels of consumer debt and rising unemployment make 2016 a … Continued

FSSC 2014 Campaign

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The Festive Season Savings Campaign will launch on Wednesday 5th November 2014. The public is invited to attend the media conference which will take place at the Executive Dining Room, IDC Campus, 19 Fredman Drive, Sandton at 10h00 until 11h00. The theme is “Spend Wisely, New Year Ahead” and there will be panelists from SASI, NCR, FPI, BMR-UNISA and the … Continued

FSSC 2013 Campaign

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The Festive Season Savings Campaign is aimed at raising awareness and encouraging a culture of saving for the festive season. It will guide consumers on how to avoid unnecessary consumption expenditure, so as to better meet the obligations that follow immediately after the festive season, e.g. school requirements. Festive Season Savings Campaign – media launch invitation (PDF doc – 250KB) … Continued

FSSC 2012 Campaign

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The Festive Season Savings Campaign is aimed at raising awareness and encouraging a culture of saving for the festive season. It will guide consumers on how to avoid unnecessary consumption expenditure, so as to better meet the obligations that follow immediately after the festive season, e.g. school requirements. Festive Season Savings Campaign – media launch invitation (PDF doc – 142KB) … Continued

FSSC 2011 Campaign

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The Festive Season Savings Campaign month will run from 10th November 2011 to 10th December 2011. The Campaign is aimed at raising awareness and encouraging a culture of saving for the festive season. It will guide consumers on how to avoid unnecessary consumption expenditure, so as to better meet the obligations that follow immediately after the festive season, e.g. school … Continued

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