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19 June 2024Everything you need to know about Shyft referrals
This article explains how you can get a R100 Shyft wallet top-up each if you refer a friend and they transact on the app using your referral code. You can share your referral code with as many people as you like and earn up to R10 000 in referrals.
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02 July 2024How to master Shyft on every device – wherever you are
This article explores both the updated mobile app and web app platform, empowering you to manage your forex and offshore investments anywhere. Discover how using multiple platforms unlocks unmatched convenience, comprehensive control, and a seamless investment experience.
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04 July 2024Long-term investing and the power of patience
Forget short-term bets! This week, Lockstep’s Paul Farah explores why a long-term investment strategy is crucial for success in the stock market. Discover how focusing on long-term growth helps you weather market volatility, leverage the power of compounding, and invest in exceptional companies.
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Frequently asked questions

To use Shyft, you must be a permanent resident of South Africa (someone who holds a valid South African green identity document or identity card), a foreign national residing in South Africa, or a Botswana resident. You must be 18 years or older.

Shyft is available to both Standard Bank/Stanbic and non-Standard Bank/Stanbic customers who are permanent residents of South Africa or Botswana. However, foreign nationals residing in South Africa must hold an active Standard Bank account to sign up for Shyft.

The app is free to download and use, but charges apply for certain transactions. Charges are displayed before each transaction is completed in the app, so you will always know exactly how much you are being charged and what the sum total of your transaction is.

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