Ma Angie goes to make a deposit at the AccessPoint in TT’s shop. TT lets her know that he is going to open an AccessProtect- Funeral Plan later and Ma Angie encourages him to do so.
Grace helps TT open the AccessProtect- Funeral Plan and shares with him all the benefits that come with this offering. TT also alerts Grace to the fact that Ma Angie doesn’t seem herself lately and expresses his concern.
Later, Grace tries to find out what is bothering Ma Angie. It turns out Ma Angie is still very upset about the situation with Sash. Read more »
Art lovers know what it is to stand in front of a painting, completely absorbed, intrigued and bewildered. This is often the reaction to South African artist Simon Stone’s work, currently on display at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg as part of his ‘Retrospective’ exhibition (on until 14 September 2013). Read more »
Fraudsters are trying to take advantage of job hunters sending emails under Standard Bank's name asking for money to be considered for a position.
Member companies of Standard Bank Group and their approved recruiters would never request money from job hunters so they be may be considered for a position, a learnership, an internship or any other similar programme.
Be wary if requests for payment come from a web mail service and not a legitimate company address. Read more »
Sustainability practice and reporting has come of age in South Africa and Standard Bank Group has been rated as one of the leaders in both sustainability reports and integrated reports. We placed third in this year’s EY Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards.
In judging the reporting done by the Top 100 JSE0-listed companies, the survey panel looked at the companies’ commitment to transparency and progress in these areas. The survey was undertaken by an independent team of researchers from the College of Accounting at the University of Cape Town. Read more »
Pedro Coelho, Managing Director of Standard Bank de Angola, says that the launch of a stock exchange and sovereign bonds are further signs that the Angolan government continues to lay the foundations to attract investors.
In addition, says Pedro, Angola is reducing debt and increasing social spending on areas like infrastructure, health, education and economic diversification initiatives.
Pedro recently shared his insights to Angola’s development in two publications. Read them here:
- http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/2013/07/22/angola-starts-looking-good-to... Read more »
As Namibians we tend to view saving as not being a priority, however it is vital to have savings for a “rainy day”. Life is unpredictable and you never know when you might need extra funds for an emergency.
So, as part of our drive to encourage you to save your hard earned cash, we are running a “SAVE & WIN” competition where you could stand a chance to win a trip to Mauritius for you and your partner, or a friend. Read more »
Many think that personal financial planning is something that only rich people do – those who can afford to have a professional adviser to help them plan for their futures. Fortunately, anyone can plan their personal finances. Here are a few tips for getting started. Read more »
Good savings habits help you avoid the stress of unexpected expenses, like household repairs or a school trip for your child, giving you something to fall back on. By depositing regularly into your savings account, your money will grow steadily and you’ll earn interest to help you on your way.
Saving is about helping you achieve your goals and make short-term payments for uniforms and school fees for your kids, or a new fridge or microwave. Getting what you want becomes easier when saving becomes a habit. Read more »
Angola's economy is expected to expand by 7% to 9% a year over the next decade. It's one of the fastest growth rates in the world, yet the country's financial sector is just keeping pace. So it may seem a bit ambitious for Standard Bank de Angola to aim even higher.
As part of Africa's largest bank by assets, it has the resources, the expertise and the backing of Standard Bank Group to do just that. After just three years in the country, Standard Bank has grown to 21 branches (from just three in 2011). A large number of Angola’s 20.2-million population remains largely unbanked. Read more »
It's Lolo’s birthday party and Ma Angie delivers a heart-warming speech.
Grace expresses to Ma Angie that her husband Mlu, didn’t come because he is not in a good space after finding out that Sebe has moved out. He blames himself for telling TT about the missing money.
Zak goes to Sash looking for Sebe and when Sash dismisses him as “being crazy” he gets really upset and attacks Sash. How do you think this will play out? Read more »