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Retirement Expo Will Focus On Youth

Retirement Expo Will Focus On Youth

October 22, 2018

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Fijian youths will be the target of the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) retirement expo that starts this week in the Western Division then in the Northern Division next week. According to general manager Member Ser­vices Alipate Waqairawai there is a miscon­ception that retirement planning is only for the elderly, those who are nearing the...

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Exhibitors participate in retirement expo

Exhibitors participate in retirement expo

October 22, 2018

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ABOUT 20 exhibitors will be in Lautoka this week for a retirement expo. The event is organised by the National Financial Inclusion Taskforce’s Financial Literacy Working Group, the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF), Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) and the UN Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme. The expo is part of a national campaign to raise...

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Businesses react positively to funeral insurance product

Businesses react positively to funeral insurance product

October 13, 2018

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The Chamber of Commerce membership was the first to learn about a radical new product in the market: funeral insurance, by Apia Insurance Company. A.I.C in conjunction with Apia Finance Company and with technical advice from the United Nations Development Fund and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme developed the funeral cover designed to reach all...

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Government to fund Samoan funeral insurance scheme

Government to fund Samoan funeral insurance scheme

October 13, 2018

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Samoa’s Apia Insurance Company (AIC) and Apia Finance Company are launching a funeral insurance solution, in cooperation with the New Zealand government and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program (PFIP) of the UN Development Program. The funeral insurance scheme is open to Samoan citizens over the age of 18, and they will nominate two people to...

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National Bank of Samoa launches New digital banking product

National Bank of Samoa launches New digital banking product

October 12, 2018

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Accessibility and the belief that they cannot afford to save, have been two of Samoa’s biggest impediments to financial inclusion in Samoa. With only 39 per cent of the population having any form of access to a financial service, a new product released today could be key to reducing Samoa’s “unbanked” population. EziBank, is the...

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