Cellphone Banking, Spaza Shops and retailers

The bank is not the only place you can make financial transactions.  These days, you can do your banking on your cellphone or at various registered Spaza shops and retail stores. Learn how to use these alternative banking methods and get WalletWise.   

How to use cellphone banking safely 
Did you know, you can use your cellphone to do your banking? It's simple, convenient and safe.  On your cellphone you can do the following: 
• Check your balance 
• Transfer money between your accounts 
• Pay someone 
• Buy electricity 
• Buy airtime 
• Do banking anytime 
• Send money to friends and family even if they do not have bank accounts  Just remember to keep your security PIN number safe. Don't share it with anyone or leave it lying around.  Even if your phone is lost or stolen, no one else will be able to access your banking from your phone.   

How to bank at Spaza shops and retail stores 
Visit your local 'bank shop' in a Spaza shop to do your banking – quickly, easily and cheaply.  You can also do your banking at selected retail stores. At registered Spaza shops you can do the following: 
• Check your balance 
• Do money transfer 
• Deposit money into your account 
• Withdraw money from your account 
• Buy electricity 
• Buy airtime 
• Do banking for longer hours  Again, it's important to keep your security PIN number safe. 

Never let your bank card out of sight or give it to someone unless you're doing a transaction.  Alternative banking means that you don't have to go to the bank – the bank is closer to you.  It's safe, convenient and costs you less in banking fees.  Use alternative banking today and be WalletWise