Finding #crazywaystosave can make you happier this July Savings Month

July is Savings Month in South Africa, and this year the focus is going to be firmly placed on engaging our country’s youth with a theme of “#crazywaystosave.” The South African Savings Institute (SASI), with support from Absa and the IDC, launched July Savings Month 2019 today, with discussions sparking a national conversation on how everyone can find ways to … Continued

Focus on alternative savings during July Savings Month

The 2017 SASI (South African Savings Institute) July Savings Month was launched today in Sandton by Orlano Makubela, Chief Director of Financial Investments and Savings at National Treasury, and Sazini Mojapelo, Group Head of Citizenship at Barclays Africa, with a focus on encouraging alternative savings solutions. A panel of industry experts discussed developing alternative mechanisms to help South African consumers, … Continued

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

SASI 2016 Calendar

SASI is seeking Partners for its 2016 programmes. Events requiring sponsors and partners include: Proposed 2016 Projects  Piggy Bank Project Objective Message Tactics Date Project Life Demonstrate Savings potential of young children.   Social Experiment SASI and Deposit Taking Partner If children can save, so can adults. Savings is a habit and a deliberate choice. Children to raise R500 each … Continued

SASI July 2016 Savings Month

July is National Savings Month SASI will launch the traditional July National Savings Month Campaign on Thursday 30 June 2016. The Breakfast will be held at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Main Auditorium. This year we celebrate SASI’s 15th anniversary and look back at the evolution of South African Savings during this period. The numbers are a challenge but instead of … Continued

Savings Workshop 2010

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The theme of the Savings Workshop on 2 September 2010, was Save for the Goal: The Path to Recovery. The workshop was sponsored by Old Mutual and was hosted at the SARB Conference Centre in Pretoria. Programme Outline for the Savings Workshop 2010 (PDF doc – 364KB) Biographies of the Workshop Presenters (PDF doc – 390KB) The presentations that were … Continued

SASI-ERSA Savings Workshop 2009

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The SASI-ERSA Savings Workshop took place this year on 04-05 August at the Reserve Bank Conference Centre. It was jointly hosted by the South African Savings Institute and Economic Research Southern Africa. Among the guests were policy makers, regulators and financial practitioners. The presentations that were made are listed below: Savings: A Macro Perspective by Ahmed Jooma, National Treasury (PowerPoint … Continued