Paymenow in the media
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Paymenow’s Head of Commercial Partnerships, William Small-Smith spoke to Tumisang Ndlovu on the Power Business show on Power FM about how Earned Wage Access (EWA) is ticking all the right boxes when it comes to enhancing your employee value proposition.
EWA has been successfully rolled out in the US, UK and Europe, however, Paymenow South Africanised this amazing employee benefit tool. This interview focuses on this and other key findings as published in the recent J.P. Morgan report, which was co-authored by Paymenow.
Paymenow Group Head of Marketing Denise Neethling joined an international panel on the 11:FS Fintech Insider Podcast hosted by Benjamin Ensor to discuss ‘Should everyone get paid when they need it?’
The conversation stretches from the current standing of the earned wage access market, the positive and empowering impact it has to the challenges it faces and how the market will grow in the future, this is a conversation all employers need to hear.
From Springbok legend to co-founder of the first and market leading earned wage access company in South Africa. Join Bryan Habana – Chief Commercial Officer of Paymenow ‘In the Chair’ with Lester Kiewit on The Morning Review, CapeTalk as he discusses his journey from the rugby field into the boardroom.
From gender pay gaps, single parenthood, cost of living and debt traps to how financial innovative solutions like earned wage access assist indebted and struggling workers. Take a look at our thought leadership piece “Ways to empower women for financial independence” as appeared in City Press – News24 South Africa.
Listen to the interview to learn how Paymenow helps employees avoid expensive and unsecured credit and offers access to a portion of their already earned wages.
Petrol and transport fares going up, putting huge pressure on many, which will continue to contribute to an increased cost of living for South Africans who are already struggling to make ends meet. Bryan Habana, Chief Commercial Officer here at Paymenow Group speaks to Bongiwe Zwane of SABC News about how Paymenow’s data demonstrates the real pressure South African employees are under by just having to get to work throughout the month. Take a look:
Many young professionals and new entrants in the job market are falling into a debt cycle that can be expensive and take a lifetime to escape. Could gamification be the tool to get the youth financially literate?
Co-founder of Paymenow, Bryan Habana, sat down with The Money Show on Radio 702 to discuss how South Africa’s employed youth are losing their financial footing and how on demand pay is changing the game. Take a listen:
Along with providing access to earned wages before payday to allow employees to handle financial emergencies and avoid taking on unnecessary debt, Paymenow now offers direct access to affordable private healthcare and home necessities.
With the price of petrol in South Africa expected to approach R24 per litre in April, stats gathered from the Paymenow user base show that those workers who have requested early payments have done so mainly to cover their transport costs. Since January 2022 between 46% and 48% of accessed wages have been for transport costs.
Talks of the ‘great resignation’ have been rising since the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the chief executive of earned wage access group Paymenow, Deon Nobrega, 2022 is shaping up to be a year of reckoning where employees and organisations both determine what is important for them and how they can continue to work together.
Most people know the pain of the week before payday and counting the last coins to take you till payday.
Some have approached microloan lenders, loan sharks who charge high interests and people end up having a lack of debt.
Clement Manyathela speaks to PayMeNow CEO Deon Nobrega about alternatives for loan sharks.
South Africans are encouraged to find new ways to increase their income this year. That’s according to the South African Savings Institute which also promotes a savings culture. Consumers are grappling with major salary cuts and wage freezes since the hard COVID-19 lockdown which pushed many companies into financial difficulty.
Businesses must assist employees to avoid unnecessary debt, that’s according to Paymenow. It says assisting employees with financial education is of paramount importance. Bryan Habana, head of business development at Paymenow, elaborates on the role employers can play in breaking that end of year debt cycle.
The fun of a Dezemba break often ends in the tears of the Janu-worry blues. Ray White talks to former Springbok Bryan Habana, co-founder of the Earned Wages Access platform Paymenow.
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EWA is an emerging employee benefit that provides workers on-demand access to wages they have earned but not yet been paid on. But is EWA just payday lending in disguise? Deon Nobrega and Bryan Habana chat with The Jampod Gigsters to discuss.
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The world is now entering the age of earned wage access that promises to break debt cycles for millions of employees around the world. Channel Africa interviews Bryan Habana
An earned wage access (EWA) solution allows employees to access a portion of their earned wages at any time during the month, rather than borrowing from their employer or taking out unsecured loans to cover living expenses, says EWA financial technology organisation Paymenow co-founder and MD Deon Nobrega. Read Full Article
The recent riots and looting have affected the local retail industry particularly badly as malls and retailers were heavily targeted. Employers can help their employees recover faster, however, using a relatively new employee benefit called earned wage access (EWA). Read Full Article
Independent research conducted by 60_decibels indicates the difficulty South African blue-collar workers are faced with on a monthly basis to stretch their wages through to the end of the month. Read Full Article
In this edition of his Appdate, SEAN BACHER highlights Sanlam Savings Jar, MiVoice, Zapper for parking, Paymenow, and FNB’s Smart inContact authorisation. Read Full Article
Saving may seem like a pipe dream at the moment, given the economic climate in the aftershock of several consecutive Covid-19 lockdowns and unrest in parts of the country. Read Full Article
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