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22seven founder calls it quits

Christo Davel, the founder of the personal finance management website 22seven, acquired by Old Mutual in 2013, has resigned. In a note to customers on Wednesday, Davel said he, co-founder Kenny Inggs

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22seven ditches subscription fee

Personal financial management service 22seven is ditching its monthly subscription fee. Effective 1 September, the company, which was acquired by Old Mutual in January 2013, is offering its services completely free of charge

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22seven chops price, adds features

Personal financial management service 22seven has cut its monthly subscription fee by more than half, from R60/month to just R25, while adding the ability to track investments, loans, unit trusts and other financial information. Some might see the price cut as a sign of trouble, but the

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 77 – ‘BackBerry?’

It’s BlackBerry, BlackBerry and more BlackBerry in the latest episode of TalkCentral, TechCentral’s weekly technology podcast hosted by Duncan McLeod and Craig Wilson. The launch of BlackBerry 10 by the company once known as Research in Motion, certainly dominated the news this week. But

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Old Mutual buys 22seven [updated]

Financial services giant Old Mutual has acquired personal financial management start-up 22seven as part of a strategy of what it calls “developing digital support for its customers”. The value of the deal has not been disclosed. 22seven exited its beta phase last May and began

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Moneysmart exits beta, plugs into SA banks

Moneysmart, the free personal financial management tool that was launched in beta last year, has been revamped and will be launched commercially in the next few days, promising an improved experience, automatic integration with all but one of SA’s major banks and forthcoming native applications for iOS and Android. The website

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New row brewing over PFM sites?

A fresh row may be brewing over banking clients sharing their Internet banking details with online personal financial management (PFM) sites after Nedbank on Thursday announced it was launching its own PFM product in which it will allow

Kenny Inggs
Why it pays to fail

Do you remember the first time you played a videogame? Do you remember spending hours trying to get the plumber to his damsel in distress? Or trying different timings on a jump to get to the other side over a ravine? Do you remember not making it

In-depth
Pastel takes aim at PFM market

There’s a new personal financial management website in town and it’s upping the stakes in an increasingly competitive market by offering its service completely free of charge. Pastel My Money is free to all users, even if they’re not current Pastel customers. PFM tools have enjoyed prominence in SA in the

In-depth
Absa revamps Internet banking

Absa on Tuesday released a beta version of its new online banking portal that includes the first steps into personal financial management software.
The widget-based layout is fully customisable and will become the default digital platform for its clients in months to come. Adrian Vermooten, Absa’s deputy

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