May 27, 2021

Absa money market fund closure… an opportunity to reconsider

The recent news that Absa was closing down its reliable and popular money market fund caught the market by surprise, flooding it with speculation about […]
May 27, 2021

What does the Motor value on your vehicle insurance mean?

Insurance covers you based on the Retail value, Market Value or Trade Value of your vehicle dependant on the options you choose including or excluding noted extras. This is […]
May 27, 2021

How to prepare for, and take control of, your retirement

Take control by understanding your situation. As much as retirement often seems far away for many of us, especially younger individuals, it is important to […]
May 27, 2021

Planning for emergencies should be prioritised now more than ever

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and its subsequent economic impact has had a profound impact on the culture of household savings in South Africa, […]
May 27, 2021

What happens when you get into an accident with an uninsured driver?

If you own a car and have insurance, then the problems caused by uninsured drivers – in the form of accidents they can’t pay for […]
April 29, 2021

Understanding the true cost of ‘noise’ when investing

Why judges, investors and advisors shouldn’t make decisions on an empty stomach The four most dangerous words in the world of investing just might be […]
April 29, 2021

Can a will made on a digital device be valid?

Digital technologies have advanced more rapidly than any innovation in history. Via electronic tools, systems, devices and resources that generate, store or process data, around […]
April 29, 2021

Are you a Millennial and emigrating? Don’t kiss SARS goodbye yet

As a South African millennial income earner, even if you’re moving abroad, you’ll still have to declare your worldwide income to SARS on an annual […]
April 29, 2021

Even with medical aid, expect to cough up an extra 400% when hospitalised

Many South Africans with medical cover are shocked to discover that they need to pay substantial shortfalls in medical expenses – even those on the […]
April 29, 2021

Can salaried workers now also claim home office tax relief?

The South African Revenue Services has previously allowed the deduction of home office expenses in the determination of taxable income where taxpayers earn mainly commission […]
April 29, 2021

Even with medical aid, expect to cough up an extra 400% when hospitalised

Many South Africans with medical cover are shocked to discover that they need to pay substantial shortfalls in medical expenses – even those on the […]
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 […]