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Jul
24

What you need to know about life insurance policies

What do I need to know about life insurance policies? Compare products and pricing Obtain advice from a broker Make the right choice Whole Life policies Term Life policies   Research and unbiased advice are two essential ingredients when it comes to Life…

Jul
24

Life Insurance Guidance

What is Life Insurance guidance? Be honest Avoid unpaid claims Save on premium payments Use a reputable insurance company “Riders” are less expensive HIV cover   Honesty is the best policy Be brutally honest when applying for Life Insurance. Questions about present-day health…

Jul
24

Life and Critical Illness Insurance

What are life and critical illness insurance? Critical illness pays a tax-free lump sum Protect your family’s financial future Insure against numerous critical illnesses Ensure while still young and healthy Do not wait until it’s too late   A combination of Life and…

Jul
24

You are never too young to get life insurance

If you are employed and have people who rely on you financially having life cover is essential regardless of your age. So if you have dependants then you are never too young to get life insurance. Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life says…

Oct
21

The 4 Most Common Life Cover Claims

We all know that we need some kind of insurance. It’s a fact of life – having insurance in place will give you the peace of mind you need when a life-changing or life-threatening event occurs, and will secure your family’s financial future.…

Oct
16

Your Will: Planning for the Inevitable

Do you know how your assets will be distributed when you die? The Fiduciary Institute of South Africa estimates that 76% of South Africans die without a will which means for most people their assets will be distributed according to the laws of…

Aug
13

How much are you worth to your loved ones?

With all the Women’s Day celebrations taking place this month, now is a very good time to highlight the financial role that women play in their families. Whether they are the breadwinner, or contribute equally to the household, don’t underestimate the value the…

Jul
23

7 seriously dangerous foods that can kill you

Do you embrace life to the full? Do you believe in eating everything and anything just for the experience, especially when you travel in new countries? What you might not know is that there are some exotic foods, as well as some ordinary…

Jul
21

Facts of Life Insurance

Are you unsure about life insurance? Here is a guide to separating fiction from fact. Fiction: I have no dependants so I don’t need life insurance Fact: If both you and your spouse earn salaries then your whole life is structured to a…

Jul
17

Did Cooper’s dad boil him to death for insurance money?

Shocking new details have emerged in the United States case of Justin Ross Harris, the Dad whose 22-month-old son, Cooper, died after being left in a hot car for several hours. Harris was arrested on 18 June after “discovering” his toddler’s dead body…