Banking

Pros and cons of debt consolidation

1 week ago - 17 March 2019 | Banking

When times are tough and budgets are stretched, people begin thinking about consolidating debt and stretching out the repayment time. The immediate concern is being able to survive financially by getting those monthly payments to...

Millennials and GenZs unleashed

2 weeks ago - 10 March 2019 | Banking

Chaired by Bank Windhoek's chief financial officer, James Chapman, the NeXtGen_Board Members comprise a group of 12 employees, mandated to contribute to the Capricorn group strategy. The board serves as a formal body where Millennials...

Helen at the helm

1 month - 17 February 2019 | Banking

“Taking our business to the next level by creating pockets of excellence and ensuring that our customer service and work standards distinguish us from the competitors and other service providers.” This is the aim of...

Just enough better than more

2 months ago - 21 January 2019 | Banking

As the economy begins to improve, entrepreneurs will find greater confidence to establish SMEs, while existing SMEs will seek finance to grow, says Jerome Mutumba, the Development Bank of Namibia's (DBN) head of marketing and...

Money-smart from the start

2 months ago - 20 January 2019 | Banking

As if we need any reminders, the holiday is over and as we head back to work we need to take a look at our budgets.“We underestimate the value of saving and often end up...

BYTs meet

3 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Banking

The FirstRand Namibia Bright Young Thinkers (BYT) held their first meeting of the minds conference last week, with guest speakers that included the First Lady...

Inmates’ lives changed

3 months ago - 10 December 2018 | Banking

More than 250 inmates across the country completed Money Map training sessions hosted by Bank Windhoek and Adonai Trust.These two-week sessions began in Walvis Bay...

Food project wins a million

3 months ago - 26 November 2018 | Banking

VNA Native Foods was announced as the winner of N$1 million in the Development Bank of Namibia’s annual Innovation Award. This company provided a business...

Curtain call for cheques

3 months ago - 26 November 2018 | Banking

The chairperson of the Bankers Association of Namibia (BAN), Vetumbuavi Mungunda, has said that the industry will phase out cheques as a payment instrument by...

New agency opens

5 months ago - 22 October 2018 | Banking

Bank Windhoek opened its new agency in Gobabis at the town’s newly built shopping mall recently. The new agency, designed with the bank’s new look...

Megabucks paid out in rewards

5 months ago - 22 October 2018 | Banking

FNB’s Rewards Programme that was launched in November last year, has thus far paid out more than N$11 million to 87 707 customers. “We are...

Banking on the ladies

5 months ago - 01 October 2018 | Banking

Every year, 22 September is commemorated as International Business Women's DayIn this light, FNB's head of digital products, Desery van Wyk, says: “All women seek...

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Backing for Circle of Hope

8 months ago - 05 July 2018 | Banking

Along with the Cancer Association of Namibia’s (CAN) Golden Jubilee celebrations, Standard Bank recommitted its support to the Circle of Hope initiative that is aimed...

Business banking for the fairer...

9 months ago - 14 June 2018 | Banking

Bank Windhoek last week introduced a new financial solution for business women.At the launch, the bank's MD Baronice Hans, said: “Women are a powerful force...

Funding-savvy tips for start-ups

10 months ago - 24 May 2018 | Banking

Many entrepreneurs and SMEs consider funding to be a major stumbling block when it comes to starting or growing a business.In this tough environment where...

Marketing 101 for SMEs

11 months ago - 12 April 2018 | Banking

Entrepreneurs are often consumed by operational costs in running their SME, while side-lining marketing – which is essential for every SME, says Standard Bank’s marketing...

Employees benefit from bursaries

11 months ago - 12 April 2018 | Banking

FNB Namibia recently announced that another 54 employees received bursaries for tertiary education assistance. The bank's Staff Assistance Trust Education Bursary was established ten...

Calling all women

11 months ago - 12 April 2018 | Banking

Raising awareness about the important role women play in Namibian communities, is much needed.In this vein, Standard Bank supports the development, empowerment and recognition of...

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