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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.…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Finding the Right Life Insurance Coverage

Many people say that selecting the right life insurance coverage strategy can be frightening and exhausting, especially considering that numerous options are on the marketplace today. You should narrow down your choices understand which one is best by understanding exactly what to look…


The Pros and Cons of Hospital Plans

  In order to achieve more affordable medical aid some medical aid schemes have come up with hospital plans. Note: These plans will save you money but will limit the health care you receive to in-hospital treatment. What is a hospital plan? A…


How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

There are different approaches to the issue of how much life insurance you need to have. It sounds great to hear that if you pay out a couple of hundred rand a month you will get life insurance up to one million rand.…