We fulfil the mandate mentioned above by conducting face-to-face presentations, train-the-trainer workshops
exhibitions and also produce a variety of topical booklets, teacher resources
and articles in various languages, with a distribution across nine provinces.
Added to these are various media and knowledge sharing opportunities such as:
participation in international conferences and panel discussions, industrial
theatre, Airports TV, radio interviews, newspaper and magazine and online
articles. All this is done in consultation with a wide range of external
experts in industry, government and the community.
Successes include the release of the results of a National Financial Literacy Baseline Survey 2012 which speaks to the financial literacy levels of South Africans, our flagship consumer education website www.mylifemymoney.co.za and money man
mascot which aims to help consumers make the most of their finances.
Our aim is to see all South Africans make better financial choices and leading better lives by making use of www.mylifemymoney.co.za. The website also
provides consumers with an opportunity via a blog to share their experiences,
good or bad with others and learn more about recourse mechanisms when dealing
with the insurance and pension industry.
Key features of the website include; Free online calculators and a downloadable
budget template, life events and the financial responsibilities that come with these, topical articles, brochures, a glossary, useful
links and a range of workshops and presentations that the department
If you would like to team to present a Financial Literacy presentation to your community or school, FREE of charge in any province or language in South Africa email Mr Lyndwill Clarke (HOD) on Lyndwill.Clarke@fsb.co.za