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INTERVIEW

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:

IOL MEDIA ARTICLE

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?

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 RADIO INTERVIEW

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:

MEDIA ARTICLE

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.

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MEDIA ARTICLE

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.

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IOL MEDIA ARTICLE

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.

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 RADIO INTERVIEW

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.

Deon Nobrega
 INTERVIEW

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.

INTERVIEW

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.

 INTERVIEW

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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  INTERVIEW
Bruce Whitefield has a conversation with Bryan Habana, Co-founder and Head of Business Development at Paymenow Group talking about the work they do. Click below to listen to interview
IOL  ARTICLE

Paymenow’s Head of Business Development, Bryan Habana, says we should not forget that along with Christmas presents and holiday costs, January rolls around quickly with its hikes in bills and premiums.

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Bryan Habana
The Jampod Gigsters  INTERVIEW

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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Channel Africa  INTERVIEW

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 

Engineering News  ARTICLE

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

Moneyweb RADIO INTERVIEW

Bryan Habana maak sy merk in die fintech-wêreld

  PRESS RELEASE

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

  PRESS RELEASE

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

  MEDIA 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

IOL MEDIA 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

  MEDIA ARTICLE

Now retired, Habana has taken a relatively unusual post-rugby route by getting his hands dirty and helping to build a fintech startup Paymenow, which allows employees responsible early access to their wages. Read Full Article

MEDIA ARTICLE

Home-grown start-up Paymenow is now offering its 50,000+ users the ability to buy food from Shoprite directly in the Paymenow app. Read Full Article

IOL MEDIA ARTICLE

Although the economy seems to be coming out of the doldrums, life is still tough out there and many people have lost their livelihoods, if not their lives, as a result of Covid-19. Read Full Article

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