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Five money mistakes retirees must avoid

Retirement planning is an ongoing process, in fact once retirement starts it becomes all the more important to make wise investment decisions. Preenay Sathu, Channel Head at FNB Financial Advisory, says, “Retirees must have a clear strategy regarding how their retirement funds will be invested to sustain themselves through the years beyond retirement. Individual circumstances […]

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Vega hosts epic 48-hour ‘game jam’

Vega students flexed their mental muscles at a gruelling two-day ‘Game Jam’, which took place at the school’s Durban and Cape Town campuses from 21 to 23 April 2017. The Game Jam saw students studying at Vega School, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) coming together as teams to create […]

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Demystifying five common life insurance myths

Despite increasing awareness about the importance of having life insurance, some consumers remain confused and undecided due to myths that uninformed people spread through the grapevine. Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life says “Death is usually the last subject people look forward to discussing over the dinner table. Similarly, life insurance conversations are viewed in […]

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The importance of keeping a clean credit record

Most people know that the way they manage their credit is tracked, but don’t realise the role a credit record will play in their future financial wellbeing. “A credit record is the documentation detailing payment history of current and previous debt,” says Nico van Staden, Head of Credit at FNB Credit Card. “Credit providers, including […]

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Turn Your Doodles Into Meaningful Sketches With Machine Learning On Google AutoDraw

If you’re into sketching and creating doodles but find it difficult using a mouse on your PC, Google may just have come to your rescue. Luckily, Google has released an artificial intelligence based bot called ‘AutoDraw’ that turns not so proficient doodles into meaningful sketches. It is available to play with right away on its website and […]

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