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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

Editor's pick
22seven: all grown up

22seven is no longer in beta. It will offer users a 30-day free trial, after which the service will cost R70/month. There is no contractual commitment and users can opt out at any time. CEO Christo Davel says mobile applications are inevitable, but won’t commit to a timeline for their launch

Alistair Fairweather
Irrational behaviour

“You’re being irrational.” No one likes to hear those words. They are the verbal equivalent of a pat on the head. But, like it or not, we are fundamentally irrational beings. And the area in which we should be the most clear-headed, our personal finances, is usually

In-depth
It’s Absa vs 22seven as war of words erupts

Online personal financial management start-up 22seven on Wednesday accused Absa of blocking its US technology partner Yodlee from accessing users’ Internet bank accounts. Absa confirms it has blocked the service and on Wednesday defended its decision in an interview with TechCentral. 22seven has provoked

Duncan McLeod
The problem with 22seven

Christo Davel, former head of now-defunct online bank 20twenty, sparked intense debate and provoked security warnings from local banks last week when he took the wraps off his new venture, personal financial management website 22seven. The start-up got itself noticed. But is the service safe to use?

Opinion
‘Why it’s safe to use 22seven’

Yesterday, a new personal financial management service called 22seven was launched in SA. It allows you to track your personal spending and savings with tools for financial planning. The interface is slick and the intention of the developers, who I have spent some time in conversation with, is to make