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Digital financial education provides an opportunity to improve the lives of SA’s most vulnerable

A free online course that ran during the country’s lockdown period has revealed an interesting perspective on how digitally-enabled financial literacy learning can empower those most vulnerable in South African society. The pandemic and the associated lockdown have had profound economic implications, and despite the easing of restrictions, South Africa has yet to see significantRead more

Metropolitan makes a bold stride with GetUp: a new offering aimed at younger consumers

Metropolitan is introducing a unique offering to the market: GetUp, a new arm of its business, will offer innovative financial solutions geared towards a younger, digitally-savvy consumer.

Move up with the Majolas – and you could win a smartphone!

With social distancing and the 21-day lockdown well underway, you may be feeling royally bored. Why not use this time to become more financially literate to boost the way you manage your finances? Metropolitan, in partnership with FunDza, an online literacy portal dedicated to helping South Africans better their reading, writing and learning skills, developedRead more

Metropolitan named customer service leader four years in a row

Metropolitan, has been named as a leading life insurance company for the fourth year in a row by South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SA-csi) in the Life Insurance survey for 2018. Released this week, the survey indicates that one of South Africa’s longest standing and leading life insurance providers, Metropolitan was one of only twoRead more

African woman looking at her bills.

Beat the Post-Payday Blues!

Did you know that 76,58 % of all South Africans are flat broke before the end of the month, according to Debt Rescue? Can you relate to the average British worker who is cash strapped just 17 days after payday, according to a survey by a UK bank? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you may know a thing or two about the post-payday blues.

The front view of the Metropolitan head office in Parc du Cap.

Metropolitan’s new campaign puts what matters to clients at its core.

We recently launched a new brand campaign, built around the promise of ‘What matters to you, matters to us’.

Our Service Excellence

Metropolitan’s service shines in Ask Afrika Orange Index

South Africans have voted Metropolitan as the top company in the long-term insurance industry for service excellence in the Ask Afrika Orange Index.

How marriage affects your pocket - Metropolitan

How marriage affects your pocket

Love is in the air – should you embrace it, or head for the hills?


Budget Speech 2018

Making heads and tails of the Budget Speech with Metropolitan

Grow your money with Metropolitan

Improving Financial Literacy

Educating young South Africans about the fundamentals of using money wisely should be a national priority, according to a senior figure in the financial services industry.

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