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Bayport: Stay Connected With Us


Published: July 16, 2020
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The world and the country is changing. Our way of life has changed. Remote engagement through enhanced digital capabilities, accelerated and enforced by the Covid-19 pandemic, enables customers to deal with businesses through multiple channels at

Financial stress and the effect on emotional and mental wellbeing


Published: July 3, 2020
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Don’t underestimate how financial issues add to overall stress and anxiety. That is the message from Bayport Financial Services, which says that the numbers of financially-stressed and over-extended South Africans is on the rise due to the COV

Managing your finances during COVID-19


Published: July 1, 2020
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Help! My income has decreased yet my costs have stayed the same As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and the knock-on effect on the global economy, hundreds of thousands of South Africans are being forced to review

The impact of the repo rate on my loan


Published: June 18, 2020
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Since the arrival of Covid-19 in South Africa, the Reserve Bank has cut the repo rate three times to help our country deal with the economic impact of the pandemic. It sounds like a lot of financial jargon, but the repo rate is important to every per

Payroll loans: what they are and how they work


Published: June 18, 2020
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A cornerstone of Bayport Money Solutions – our financial wellness programme for employees – is payroll lending. This means that the instalments on your Bayport loan are deducted directly from your salary, in terms of an agreement between you

Financial wellness is possible


Published: June 18, 2020
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South Africans are some of the most over-indebted people in the world, but Bayport’s financial wellness solution – built on a partnership between employers, employees and ourselves – makes a different path possible. Almost 60% of

The power of financial literacy


Published: June 17, 2020
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The power of financial literacy   Most of us believe that having more money will solve our financial stress. In most cases, this is not true. Your financial wellbeing depends more on what you do with your money, than on how much y

COVID-19 Update: Bayport’s services are still accessible


Published: March 27, 2020
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Bayport stands in solidarity with the citizens of this country and the world at large. We understand that to fight and win against COVID-19 will require all of us to take responsibility and play our part. Following the national lockdown

Bayport is still trading


Published: March 25, 2020
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In response to President Ramaphosa’s announcement, we have heeded his call and have closed our branches across the country and our support office in Sandton for the duration of the lockdown. Bayport remains open for business and we off

Hope for the homeless – Bayport partners with Heidelberg Community Centre in job creation pilot project


Published: October 21, 2019
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Bayport Financial Services’ first virtual branch has partnered with a local community centre in Heidelberg in a pilot project which is providing job opportunities to nine destitute individuals. Bayport’s virtual branches, staffed

The Bayport Mobile App has arrived!


Published: November 6, 2018
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Download the Bayport Mobile App, which is now available on the Google Play Store. It is a simple, convenient and user-friendly way for you to interact with us. As an existing customer you can: Access your acc

What is debicheck?


Published: October 16, 2018
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DebiCheck is a new type of debit order used by banks in South Africa. It is a debit order you have to confirm electronically at the start of your loan agreement or

Bayport Introduces Online Settlements


Published: August 3, 2018
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Settle your existing loans while applying for a Bayport Personal Loan Did you know that you could settle your existing loans while applying for a new Bayport personal loan? Bayport Financial Services now offers customers the option of set

Payments made more convenient


Published: April 7, 2017
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  Keeping up with our philosophy of providing you with the best in everything we do, we have aligned ourselves with industry leaders in the payment space and now offer the convenience on an online payment facility. As a client, you may no

AEDO: Good news for customers and Bayport


Published: July 11, 2016
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Bayport has always kept up with the latest and best industry practices, all in the interest of putting their customers first, by improving our own processes. Authenticated Early debit orders (AEDO) are another

Online loans limit change


Published: May 4, 2016
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Bayport Financial Services South Africa is proud to announce that we now offer online loans of up to R250 000 on our website. Customers, who were previously limited to online loans of up to R250 000 in the past, can now apply for loans of up to R250

Online loan: Get your child school ready


Published: January 25, 2016
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We’re into the second week of 2016 and South African schools are scheduled to start the first term of the 2016 school year this week. Are you stressed about finances and not sure how you are going to get your kids ready for school? Let an

Get financially savvy for the end-year festive season


Published: December 10, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa, November 2015 – The year-end is full of financial commitments: holiday trips, festive season gifting and back-to-school expenses. How many people are fully prepared for this time of year that brings with

No Credit vs Bad Credit


Published: October 28, 2015
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Going through life debt-free as far as possible might seem ideal but it’s not always possible. Using cash to steer clear from debt might be the best way to go when you want to keep your head above water, but what are the implications of not bui

Personal Loan Purposes


Published: October 5, 2015
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Making the decision to apply for a personal loan can be the first step in a life changing journey. There is no doubt that a personal loan can make great things happen in your life. Finding the right purpose for your

Protecting Personal Information Online

The world we live in today has made our lives easier in more ways than one and the ever evolving digital world is to thank for that. Consumers can interact with their favourite brands online, bank online and even shop online. Most cons

Online Loans up to R200 000 from Bayport


Published: September 18, 2015
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Bayport Financial Services South Africa launched their online loans platform in May 2015. The new platform makes applying for a loan from Bayport easier and more conveni

What documents do I require when applying for a loan online?

Bayport South Africa currently offers online loans of up to R 200 000 over a maximum period of 72 months to South African users on our website. When applying for an

Bayport launches new online loans application platform


Published: May 19, 2015
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Bayport Financial Services South Africa has launched its new online loans application platform. The new platform allows users to get a loan decision within 1 minute and provided a loan offer is made, subject to qualification, then the user can pro

Bayport is investing in the youth of South Africa

Bayport South Africa, in partnership with leading staffing provider, Teleresources, and Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs), is providing jobs and sound workplace experience to young people in South Africa.

Detect, Prevent and Act Against Fraud


Published: February 9, 2015
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Beware of fraudsters pretending to be Bayport. Two scams in which fraudsters pretend to be from Bayport are currently doing the rounds. Here is how they work and how customers and members of th