July is Savings Month in South Africa and this year, the focus is firmly placed on engaging the youth with the theme, #crazywaystosave. The South African Savings Institute (Sasi), with support from Absa and the Industrial Development Corporation, launched July Savings Month at The Maslow Hotel, Sandton on 26 June, with discussions sparking a national conversation on how everyone can … Continued

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


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

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

TCTS 2014 Campaign

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To celebrate 20 years of democracy, the 2014 TCTS SA™ theme is “Democratising Youth Finance”. Volunteers present lessons, for Grades 7 to 9, developed in collaboration with the Department of Basic Education and aligned to the Economic Management Science subject. The core of the TCTS SA™ programme is based around the 10 Key Messages for Cool Savings! Don’t blow with … Continued

TCTS 2013 Campaign

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The 2013 campaign will be held from the 18 July 2013 and the theme is “Time 2 Save”. Events: 18 July: National launch in Mbombela, Mpumalanga – MEC education keynote address at Lundanda Primary School. 23 July: Islamic Financial Chapter Launch at Lenasia, Gauteng 30 July: KZN TCTS SA TM  launch – MEC Finance key note address Launch: Launch Invite … Continued

TCTS 2012 Campaign

The 2012 campaign will be held from the 16 to 27 July 2012. The Teach Children to Save South Africa™ (TCTS SA™) programme will be celebrating five years of grooming our youth to be Savvy Savers!!! TCTS SA™ is a generic financial literacy programme rolled out annually to learners nationwide. The TCTS SA™ lesson plan is integrated within the school … Continued

TCTS 2011 Campaign

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The campaign was held from the 18 to 29 July and the theme was “Save 4 a Better Future”. 2011 marks the 4th annual roll-out of the programme. Media release (PDF doc – 69KB) Endorsement by Dept of Basic Education (PDF doc – 869KB) Savvy Saver newsletter – 5th edition (PDF doc – 5.7MB) Lessons: Grades 4-7: What matters most? … Continued

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