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Life admin

Tackle life admin with these apps.
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01 Novmenber 2016

Apps that you need to have on your Smartphone right now!

Apps that you have to try out and might find useful.
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18 October 2016

10 useful apps that you should download immediately

This South African app is a lifesaver for when you want to keep tabs on your finances.
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25 July 2016

Understanding how robo-advisers can help you manage your investments

Online wealth management services, known as robo-advisers, are changing the financial landscape.
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07 July 2016

The FinTech tsunami is coming

Is this the end of the industry as we know it?
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23 June 2016

7 apps to get you organised!

Are you always late for meetings or coffee dates? Is your monthly budget a mess? In celebration of World Productivity Day, we've handpicked a selection of useful apps to help you plan, coordinate and get more done.
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20 June 2016

Managing your moolah

PFM apps can shed light on your spending habits, and hopefully encourage better ones.
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06 June 2016

South Africa’s Top Tax Free Savings Accounts

South Africa’s top tax free savings accounts.
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06 June 2016

26 Fintech startups you absolutely need to know about

Digital All Stars is a series of 24 articles which aims to celebrate the best of South African digital.
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12 May 2016

Apps for mums

A few useful, time-saving tech tools for busy parents like you.
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02 May 2016

Into Africa - The rise and success of fintech startups

FinTech is short for “Financial Technology” – the concept that has plugged our continent (Africa) of lately.
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22 April 2016

When Should I get Started with Financial Education and Planning?

The short answer is, yesterday
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21 April 2016

Your all-in-one business app suite

When you’re away from your laptop, your smartphone becomes your office. These are the only six apps you’ll ever need to ensure that your business runs smoothly.
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19 April 2016

Worried about saving? There's an app for that!

Garreth van Niekerk tries the newly updated 22seven app that puts all your money in one place, making saving simpler than ever
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21 April 2016

22 FinTech Companies in Africa Enabling Financial Inclusion on the Continent

22Seven is a free budgeting & investing app that helps users manage money more easily and invest it more smartly.
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19 March 2016

22 FinTech Companies in Africa Enabling Financial Inclusion on the Continent

22Seven is a free budgeting & investing app that helps users manage money more easily and invest it more smartly.
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19 March 2016

Grown

Tech shares its favourite favourite finance apps.
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01 February 2016

Great tech companies started in Cape Town

TMany successful tech companies were started in Cape Town, which made millions for their founders.
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18 January 2016

Stick to resolutions with these apps

Made a few New Year's Resolutions? Don't panic if you're finding it tough to stick to them.
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09 January 2016

Tips to manage your finances when becoming parents

With the arrival of a new family member most parents (especially those expecting their first child) become worried about their finances.
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07 January 2016

App review: 22seven

Come the end of the year even the best laid financial plans can go to seed unless you’re disciplined and organised. We’re not, but thankfully 22seven is.
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04 December 2015

How trying to build a credit record led to a debt trap

Don’t fall into the trap of taking on unnecessary consumption debt in a misguided attempt to build up your credit record.
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11 January 2016

Neem beheer van jou geldsake in 2016 met dié 8 wenke

Dit is die begin van 2016 en tyd om na jou geldsake te kyk – veral ná die feestyd.
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08 January 2016

5 Nuwejaar-trends op VIA se ‘Sieners’

Die span van Sieners, die nuwe program op VIA, praat elke week oor vuurwarm trends.
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20 December 2015

Easier way to manage money

Finding solutions to help ease the burden of fees.
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02 November 2015

How not to get a credit record

Taking on debt to build a credit record makes sense, but if you dont manage it, it's better not to have a record at all.
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01 November 2015

Why 'FinTech' could be crucial to the growth of African economies

Cape Town-based 22Seven aims to help people get smarter about their money.
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20 October 2015

Interrogating TFSA – what we have learnt

Moneyweb and 22Seven hosted a webinar on Monday with Simon Brown from Justonelap.com and Christo Davel from 22Seven.
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06 July 2015

FinTech - CFO Ari Fonarov: see your money differently with 22Seven

22seven is one of SA’s most innovative FinTech companies.
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25 June 2015

Money Management Apps (22Seven) | Tech Report

Seth checks out 2 local money management apps.
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23 April 2015

Money Says Sorry in 22Seven’s “Let’s Start Over” Campaign

22seven is a money management and investment app that ensures you have a healthy relationship with something that is such a big part of your life: Money.
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19 May 2015

The power of compound interest

Using tax free savings accounts to reach your financial goals.
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21 April 2015

Show me the money, honey!

Imagine if your relationship with your money was less complicated. No need to imagine anymore, there’s a brand-new app that does it all for you.
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13 April 2015

GIMME: Money magic

Managing personal budgets and expenses isn’t the most thrilling way to spend a morning, but it’s necessary for most of us.
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09 April 2015

The brand that provides therapy for our dysfunctional relationship with money…

Matt Riley, Group Planning Director at 140BBDO, discusses the 22seven brand, its app and the advertising campaign strategy.
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09 April 2015

Check out this great personal money management app

Imagine if you knew your money more intimately, like where it was going, what you were spending and had to spend.
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27 March 2015

Maggs on Media - 22seven interview

Most people have a dysfunctional relationship with their cash. Money management platform 22seven is hoping to change that.
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24 March 2015

22seven launches first mobile tax-fee investment platform

Moneyweb interviews Christo Davel about the 22seven investment platform.
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12 March 2015

Old Mutual taps 22seven to #startover

Web AddiCTs reviews the 22seven #startover campaign.
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08 March 2015

You can now be a grownup and invest actual money through an app

Memeburn reviews 22seven and its investing feature.
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06 March 2015

22seven – invest straight from app

This week on Geeks and Gadgets, see how you can invest through 22seven straight from the app.
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03 March 2015

No scandal in big 'Sorry' in Jozi sky, but an apology from money to humans

The big ‘Sorry” in the Johannesburg sky yesterday morning was money’s attempt to rekindle their relationship with humans.
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27 February 2015

Invest from your phone with 22seven

22seven, the personal financial management web service and mobile app that uses pretty graphs and charts to show you exactly how you’re spending your money in the hopes that it’ll change your financial behaviour for the better, is adding the ability to invest in two Old Mutual products from 1 March.
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27 February 2015

22seven launches tax-free investment via mobile

22seven, the Old Mutual owned money management application, announced the launch of their investment options that will be available from Sunday, 1st March.
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26 February 2015

#my22seven Frugal Revolution – Frugalution

Being frugal with my income and selective of my expenditure has been one of the main priorities over the past couple of months.
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14 January 2015

Christo Davel: 22seven & South African mobile banking

22seven is one of those companies that gets called out as an ‘innovative African company’. Based in Cape Town, it tracks customers’ banks transactions and helps individuals monitor their spending.
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08 January 2015

A little risk for good reward

Meet the automated budget and tracking app, 22seven.
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22 September 2014

Review website: 22seven

Started by Christo Davel, 22seven is a personal financial management tool that launched in 2012.
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14 September 2014

App Review: 22seven

Our favourite (and now FREE) money management tool is without doubt the locally developed 22seven.
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04 September 2014

22seven is now free

Popular financial management application 22seven has now gone free.
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03 September 2014

Free 22seven strategy eyes SA growth

Now that financial management app 22seven is free, it is expected to make further inroads as a tool to help South Africans manage their cash.
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03 September 2014

22seven Will Be Free From September

Spend analysis application 22seven will be free from September, and will no longer charge a subscription fee.
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02 September 2014

Personal financial management service 22seven removes its subscription fee entirely

Personal financial management service 22seven has announced that, as of 1 September 2014, there will be no monthly subscription fee to use the service.
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02 September 2014

22seven ditches subscription fee

The Old Mutual-owned personal financial management service will no longer charge a monthly subscription fee.
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01 September 2014

22seven now officially free for everyone

Yup, you heard right. Money management platform 22seven is now free, according to an email from founder Christo Davel.
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01 September 2014

Born to Spend?

South Africans spend almost four times more on alcohol than on out-of-pocket healthcare, and about the same on DSTV subscriptions as on retirement annuities.
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27 February 2014

Android design guidelines, UX and product management – a recipe for success at 22seven

22seven has been on a mission to help South Africans get control of their finances and their long-awaited new Android app is out to help.
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27 February 2014

Draai jou sente digitaal om

Die app is maklik om te gebruik, superveilig en het boonop ’n fantastiese span wat agter die skerms werk.
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18 September 2013

22seven chops price, adds features

The personal financial management service has added new features while cutting its monthly subscription fee to R25.
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28 August 2013

Following the money

Early last year, a new entrant to the South African technology market, 22seven, developed a personal financial management tool that can access your bank accounts and import information about your transactions automatically.
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23 July 2013

22seven can push on with Old Mutual backing

From the moment 22seven was acquired by Old Mutual, the debate began as to whether Christo Davel would be able to survive in a different corporate climate.
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25 April 2013

Evolusie laat jou te veel geld bestee

Dit maak nie saak hoeveel geld jy verdien nie, daar is baie mense wat sal seker maak dat jy dit alles uitgee.
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28 March 2013

Selling Out To The Man

For all its pretentions at independence, 22seven survived on its own for only a year, before a financial services giant made it an offer it couldn’t refuse.
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1 March 2013

Old Mutual: the prodigal's return

Will Christo Davel, the maverick Internet entrepreneur, survive in the Old Mutual group?
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22 February 2013

Old Mutual comes of [digital] age

It's a move that strategic marketing director, Carlton Hood believes will set Old Mutual apart from its peers.
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14 February 2013

What now for 22seven?

Now wholly owned by Old Mutual, the local personal financial management service has its sights set on international growth and mobile.
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6 February 2013

Old Mutual buys 22seven

Old Mutual has acquired the online personal financial management tool 22seven, just a year after it was launched.
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4 February 2013

Old Mutual optimistic about 'great customer tool' 22seven

Insurer Old Mutual said on Monday that its acquisition of online platform 22seven would help its customers manage their money better and enhance its digital strategy.
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4 February 2013

Christo Davel and Carlton Hood speak about 22seven & Old Mutual deal

Last night saw the announcement that Old Mutual Plc had purchased South African tech startup 22seven, "as part of its strategy to develop digital support for its customers."
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1 February 2013

Old Mutual buys 22seven

Not long after launching, and following a public bust-up with Absa, personal financial management website 22seven has been sold to Old Mutual.
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31 January 2013

22seven bought by Old Mutual

Personal financial management company 22seven announced in a statement today (31 January 2013) that it has been acquired by Old Mutual.
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31 January 2013

The Stretch Factor

With the demands on your money increasing daily, it is becoming more and more necessary to stretch your income so that it goes further.
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January 2013

Inside the 22seven offices, Cape Town

The predominantly black and white colouring gives the space a sense of sophistication and simplicity while interesting wall graphics, accessories and art pieces add some fun and originality.
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20 June 2012

Inside 22seven with founder Christo Davel

It fueled the realization that what we're doing is trying to solve a real world problem. Consumers out there don't really have a handle of how to look after their normal expenses and their money. The relationship we have with money is not as smart as it could be.
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1 June 2012

How to have more money

No matter how much (or how little) you earn, simply becoming aware of exactly how much is coming in and how much is going out is sure to set you on the path to financial freedom.
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21 May 2012

22seven to make users money wise

If I become aware of how I behave; if I become aware of how I spend my money - then I will start changing my habits.
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11 May 2012

22seven: all grown up

Personal financial management service 22seven is out of beta and hopes to start making money while teaching users about how they spend theirs.
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10 May 2012

22seven comes out of beta

This plan is not simply to get people out of debt or help them save more. It's our intention to fundamentally and permanently alter our relationship with money for the better.
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10 May 2012

Net Prophet: How to create work and make the net, um, profitable

Tracing the history of 20twenty, he recalled that its intention was "to deliver a level of customer experience that is so extraordinary, so unexpected, so exemplary, that it enchants our customers for life".
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9 May 2012

Why Obsession isn't always a bad thing

NetProphet 2012: Christo Davel talks about some of the failures (and successes) that led him to where he is, and what he learnt along the way.
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8 May 2012

Five minutes with 22seven founder ahead of Net Prophet talk

22seven works at the intersection of behavioural sciences, tech and play, making it intuitive and fun for more right-brain-leaning folks to engage with their money and financial decisions.
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7 May 2012

22seven: the real story

In late January, a firestorm of controversy erupted after the launch of 22seven, a Web service promising to help users manage their finances and save money.
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19 March 2012

30 brilliant African tech startups

This startup made a disruptive entrance into the personal finance management scene just a few weeks ago when it launched to equal measures of censure and praise. The closest thing to the wildly…
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9 March 2012

In South Africa, banking convenience meets controversy

The launch of a new online system meant to track South African users' spending habits has erupted in controversy here, calling into question…
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20 February 2012

22seven launch: How the Mint experience differed

The innovative startup is the brainchild of 20twenty founder Christo Davel, and is billed as an "intelligent money-saving tool" that plugs directly and securely…
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17 February 2012

22seven, and Christo Davel, in the banks' firing line

To his customers, Christo Davel is a revolutionary. "Customers" might not be the right word. To his fans, Davel is a revolutionary. He may not have invented…
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16 February 2012

FNB opens up to 22seven

First National Bank (FNB) has become the first SA bank to allow personal financial management start-up 22seven access to its customers' accounts…
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14 February 2012

Radio: 22seven Icons

An icon is such a small piece of artwork that it presents quite the communication challenge. So I'm impressed with this extensive set…
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8 February 2012

Track your spending and save

Recently launched 22seven aims to identify spending habits and behaviour to limit unnecessary expenditure. "The most fundamental difference…
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7 February 2012

Would you trust this man with your money? Again?

You'd be forgiven for thinking the demise of 20twenty had put Christo Davel off financial services startups for life. In fact, he nearly was put…
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1 February 2012

Christo Davel: SA's serial entrepreneur returns with 22seven

The team who a decade ago transformed South African online banking with 20Twenty are back, this time with an online financial services tool that's "guaranteed" to save you money.
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27 January 2012

22seven is safe and secure but banks are not happy

22seven didn't take the "cheap and nasty" way out and simply developed their website to automatically log into your banking site and do …
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27 January 2012