Economic and social research statistics show that majority of South Africans are young people and are key contributors to the country’s social and economic well-being. Public and private sector organisations therefore have a responsibility to redress the previous and current exclusion of young people in the mainstream of the economy, as well as build self-sustainable and internally competitive young professionals. South Africa’s premier banking house First National Bank (FNB) has come to the fore with the Premier for Young Professionals product offering.

If you are employed or training as a young professional, earn more than R5,500 per month, and are between the ages of 18 and 30, Premier for young professionals product is designed for you. Professional fields which can benefit from this product offering include Engineering, Chartered Accountancy, Architecture, Law, Medicine and Actuarial Science.

By getting this product, you have a team of bankers available for your needs 24/7 and these are supported by financial advisory, travel, investment and insurance specialists.These experts will always assist you when you need guidance on your rewards and benefits, applying for credit facilities and limit increases, opening and managing investments with FNB, applying for finance when buying a home or a car, getting insurance for your valuables, planning for the longer term through independent financial advisors and getting foreign currency when you travel to other countries.

In order to qualify, you need to be earning more than R5,500 per month, be between the ages of 18 and 30, be in possession of a South African ID and show proof of residence.

FNB can be contacted on 0841964483 and trained consultants will be on hand to assist.