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Striking against tech change is self-defeating

Friday's bank strike is likely to do more damage to the unions than their intended targets as banks will show how they can survive without labour.

You can now get your health on with FNB rewards and Kauai

FNB is ramping up its in-app offers, and will now offer ‘healthy monthly benefits’ with arguably the best smoothie brand in the country, Kauai.

How does Discovery Bank measure up against other South African banks?

Discovery, the guys who reward you according to healthy habits with Vitality, now wants to reward your financial habits with its new bank. 

FNB introduces nav» Wellness because honestly, we all need it

FNB has expanded on its (actually pretty useful) nav» functionality on the FNB App by allowing customers to set and track their health and fitness goals.

You can now book flights on the FNB app

FNB has announced that eBucks Rewards members will now be able to book domestic and international flights directly from the FNB app

Shop on FNB’s app with new e-commerce feature

First National Bank (FNB) has built its eBucks Shop into its mobile app, which allows FNB customers to buy all sort of things from tech to appliances.

Samsung Pay will soon add Discovery Bank and Investec to its arsenal

Samsung Pay, its contactless digital payment solution, will soon add Investec, and the upcoming Discovery bank to its lineup of banking options.

FNB adds QR code payment capabilities

FNB has added support for QR code payments using the FNB mobile app. The feature is aimed both at consumers (people who scan-to-buy) and at businesses (those who receive payments via scanning). Given the popularity of Snapscan and Zapper in South Africa, the appeal is obvious. The only catch is that both the parties in a transaction need to be FNB clients to create or scan the QR codes… for ...[Read More]

Bank with FNB? Get The Entertainer app for free

The Entertainer app has been available in South Africa since 2013 and gives users access to 2-for-1 specials at restaurants, spas, hotels and the like for an annual subscription of R495/city. First National Bank (FNB) has today announced that its giving its customers (and those of RMB Private Bank) free access to the service for all four supported South African cities (Cape Town, Durban, Joburg an...[Read More]

Samsung Pay will come to 5 more banks next year

Samsung customers are officially allowed to get excited — the Samsung Pay platform will add a total of five more banks in 2019. At this stage, Samsung Pay only supports Absa, Standard Bank, Mastercard and Visa payments.  Who are the new participants? Earlier this month, Discovery announced their banks will launch early next year. The company publicly announced that they will launch with Sams...[Read More]

FNB launches ‘tap and PIN’ ATM services

The real paranoid types can relate to that slight worry you feel when inserting your bank card into an ATM. Is it being skimmed? Will it come out? Who is watching me? To aid with (most of) these questions, FNB is implementing a contactless ‘tap’ system to their ATMs. Many have kicked against the growing rollout of tap-to-pay systems, claiming that the systems are fairly insecure but happily FNB...[Read More]

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