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What happens when you pass way without a Will?

When a person passes on without a Will, they forfeit the privilege of deciding what should happen to their estate and the estate gets allocated in terms of pre-determined legislated guidelines, known as Intestate Succession. In other words, that person has no say in how the estate should be apportioned. Vijay Morarjee, CEO of FNB […]

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Home loan application is approved – what next?

Once you’ve found your ideal property, made an offer and gotten your home loan application approved by the bank, the most crucial step to follow is registering and moving into your dream house. Dr Simphiwe Madikizela, Head of Special Projects at FNB Housing Finance, says “On average the property registration process takes about three months […]

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Samsung Remains at the Forefront of the Technology Revolution

Today’s rapid rate of advancement in mobile devices, tablets and household appliances has encouraged many tech innovators to produce products that meet the demand and supply needs of consumers and enterprises. Unfortunately not all these products are of a guaranteed the quality that can truly exceed user expectations. Samsung being renowned for its cutting edge […]

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Eggcellent Android apps for the Easter weekend

The Easter weekend is here, along with the traditions of Easter eggs, hot-cross buns and family meals. Alcatel has curated a selection of the best Easter-themed apps for your Android smartphone. Easter Sweeper – Eggs Match 3 Get in the mood for Easter with this egg matching game. This game features over 800 mesmerizing levels […]

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Finally… Pure Beauty, Zero Impurity!

South Africa’s first halal and vegan cosmetics brand has been introduced by the team at Pure Personal Care who are passionate about healthy lifestyle and pure and ethical products free of impurities and harsh chemicals. Pure Personal Care is focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing eco-ethical products that would address unmet consumer needs. The launch […]

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FNB Home Loans wins top honours in the Intellidex Bank of the Year Survey 2014

FNB Home Loans topped the Intellidex Bank of the Year Survey 2014 as best home loan provider. “The fact that FNB Home Loans ranked first when it came to the best home loan product is testament to our solid service and sound product offering,” says Jan Kleynhans, CEO of Asset Finance at FNB. The purpose […]

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FNB: Ideal time for the affordable housing market to fix interest rates

Fixing interest rates is one way of creating a more stable monthly cash flow and can particularly benefit the affordable housing market. Prime rate since 1993 – last 4 rate cycles in South Africa Red line fixed rate 11% variable rate 9% at start – assumed upward cycle then down again R500 loan – based […]

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