Press Releases

Are SA consumers ready for the financial services shakeup that lies ahead?

22 May 2017
The South African financial services sector is undergoing major changes as the industry prepares for the introduction of the Financial Services Board’s Retail Distribution Review (RDR). However, many consumers – the primary intended beneficiaries of the regulatory overhaul – remain largely unaware of what RDR is and how it will impact them once implemented. 
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Great advice can unlock the next level for SMMEs

16 May 2017
Access to advice and mentorship from experienced people is key to helping small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) build successful and sustainable businesses. 
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Strong Agri growth to lift millions out of poverty by 2030

16 May 2017
“Agricultural growth is a powerful catalyst for inclusive growth and socioeconomic transformation,”says Simpiwe Somdyala, General Manager of Corporate Affairs at Old Mutual. 
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The one thing many good moms neglect

11 May 2017
As moms all over South Africa are showered with love and appreciation for their care and nurturing, it is worth noting that there is one area that many of them are guilty of neglecting: their own long-term financial security. 
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What to consider before resigning from your job

10 May 2017
As May begins and South Africa honours Workers’ Month, the country’s employees are having to contend with a volatile economic climate and the sharply rising cost of living. This tough economic environment calls for cautious decisions, says John Manyike, Head of Financial Education at Old Mutual. 
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The ultimate wine industry benchmarking event

8 May 2017
The Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show has entered its 16th edition with 198 participating producers and 960 entries. Designed to enable the ultra-premium end of the Cape wine industry to benchmark performance to the highest international standards, the competition brings some of the world's leading wine judges to Grande Roche in Paarl from 1 to 5 May.
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In times of uncertainty it is crucial to consider the long term

3 May 2017
South Africa’s recent sovereign rating downgrades to sub-investment grade or ‘junk’ status highlights the crossroads that our young democracy finds itself in and at this point it is hard to predict the direction that we will end up taking.
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New partnership to fast track innovation in the insurance industry

28 Apr 2017
To adapt to a continually changing environment, remain relevant in a technologically transforming world, and further create value for customers, Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM) has established a partnership with Startupbootcamp InsurTech.
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Use technology to work smarter with your money

26 Apr 2017
South Africans are increasingly turning to the internet and technology for financial education and to help navigate their money matters. Using their cellphones, laptops and tablets consumers are tapping into free apps and calculators to better manage their finances. 
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Old Mutual supports the SMME sector

20 Apr 2017
The small, medium and micro enterprises (SMME) sector is key to unlocking inclusive economic growth and development, and driving entrepreneurship is one of the priorities identified in the South African National Development Plan. 
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Quartet’s opportunity of a lifetime at the Old Mutual joBerg2c

20 Apr 2017
They are known as the Soweto Quartet, but don’t mistake them for their famous musical namesakes. When these four discuss cadence they are talking about pedal strokes on their bicycles and not the tempo of their favourite song. They know all about tubes but not tubas, are familiar with flats but not flutes.
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9 days, 9 tips

19 Apr 2017
The Old Mutual joBerg2c takes you places, it also takes you to new extremes. Here’s how to handle the nine days. 
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