moneysmart – BETA now liveDecember 2nd, 2011 by H&R | Categories: Press Office
Set to revolutionize the way South Africans manage their finances, moneysmart, South Africa’s free, financial management platform is now live to the public with it’s Beta release online, allowing signed users to finally shift financial control to themselves.
moneysmart provides an innovative approach to aggregating all bank accounts into a single dashboard online. Key features of the platform include Available Cash, Categorising Transactions, Setting a Budget, Creating a Goal and Engaging with experts via an Online Financial Community.
Using bank level data security and security accreditation from VeriSign and McAfee, moneysmart ensures that all personal and financial information stays secure online. moneysmart is also in a strategic partnership with all major, commercial South African banks to assure users of their safety and the legitimacy of the platform.
“Budget what you earn. Save for the goals that you want. Aspire to achieve. Visualize your future. Invest in yourself. That’s the path to financial freedom,” says CEO Tobie Van Zyl.
Future developments of moneysmart will include a Marketplace, where financial and lifestyle products will be profiled according to individuals’ personal and financial needs, as well as a mobile application due for release in early 2012.
The online Community with its expert columnists will further drive engagement by regularly submitting content on trends, popular culture and financial empowerment to increase the financial literacy of its community.
“The key to financial freedom is to start shifting control to yourself and by taking ownership of the life you want to live. Knowledge is the new currency – empower yourself and start investing today,” adds moneysmart co-founder Zulfiq Isaacs. www.moneysmart.co.za
Watch the official moneysmart video here.