March 24, 2021

Park any doubts: insurance tips for second-hand cars

In recent months, second-hand car purchases have accelerated as the economic impact of Covid-19 and lockdowns have been felt and travel needs have changed. For […]
March 24, 2021

Tips on what to do if your house or vehicle is damaged by wet weather

Whereas Cape Town gets most of its rainfall over the winter months, Mother Nature can surprise citizens with the odd late summer rainfall. The National […]
March 24, 2021

Gap cover – an essential employee benefit

The  majority of employers in the formal sector maintain medical scheme cover as a compulsory employee benefit for staff where affordability is realistically manageable. This […]
March 24, 2021

Should I Invest When The Market Is High? Dispelling The Buy Low, Sell High Myth

Most investors realize trying to time the market by always buying low and selling high isn’t a realistic endeavor. Yet even with that knowledge, if […]
February 25, 2021

Budget 2021 signals hope for SA taxpayers

Today the Minister of Finance tabled the 2021 Budget, which, according to tax experts at Allan Gray, was more optimistic than expected. “It is important […]
February 25, 2021

The Future of mining: China and the sustainability of commodity consumption

In economic terms, the rise of China over the past few decades has been one of the most significant events to occur in our lifetime. […]
February 25, 2021

Section 12J did not sufficiently achieve its objectives, says NT

The sunset date for  the venture capital  company  (VCC) incentive – Section 12J – which  was  initiated  in  2009  to  encourage  retail  investments  in  smaller  businesses,  will  not  be  extended beyond […]
February 25, 2021

Eight reasons why a retirement annuity is a good idea

For many years retirement annuities (RAs) have formed part of investors’ retirement savings plans. These products have increased in popularity and you should probably consider […]
January 28, 2021

What are the legalities of running a business from home?

There are so many elements impacting on the ‘where’ of work today. Among them are consideration such as: the pandemic forcing companies to embrace work-from-home […]
January 28, 2021

Targeting medical scheme reserves for vaccine funding is NHI by stealth

The proposed bailout of the state by the private sector to help fund the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines is coincidentally a precursor to the impending […]
March 24, 2021

Gap cover – an essential employee benefit

The  majority of employers in the formal sector maintain medical scheme cover as a compulsory employee benefit for staff where affordability is realistically manageable. This […]
October 22, 2020

Medical schemes have to do with small premium increases

Relief for members who fork out a small fortune every month. Most medical aid schemes have announced how much members will pay for their medical […]
July 23, 2020

Prescribed Minimum Benefits: What you need to know about medical cover during COVID-19

With lockdown easing, people are heading back to work and school which means a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections is inevitable. More people are going […]
March 25, 2020

Taking the first steps if you test positive for COVID-19

Source: MoneyMarketing – Jill Larkan   While people who contract COVID-19 (Coronavirus) who are under the age of 80 and do not have any pre-existing […]
September 19, 2019

Discovery Health’s 2020 medical aid increases

Members can expect to pay up to 11% more …. Total monthly contributions for plans in the Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) will increase by between […]
September 19, 2019

The benefits of consulting with a healthcare adviser

In the next two months, medical schemes will announce changes in pricing and offerings for the year ahead, and often these options can make choosing […]