August 26, 2021

Lifestage financial planning for women

Seven life stages that many women face together with a set of financial planning considerations relevant to each. No woman’s life trajectory takes the same […]
August 26, 2021

Lower-than-usual medical scheme contribution increases likely

This year, for the first time, it seems likely that medical schemes will announce contribution increases which are in line with recommendations suggested by the […]
August 26, 2021

Why using a financial adviser will deliver better savings outcomes

Substantial evidence shows that the global population is struggling to build sufficient reserves for a comfortable retirement. However, investors who make use of the services […]
August 26, 2021

How much do you need to retire comfortably?

I know I have mentioned this a few times over the course of the last year, but these are very strange times we find ourselves […]
August 26, 2021

Retirement terminology 101

Unfortunately, we don’t have to look very far in South Africa to locate frightening statistics about the state of retirement in our country. The Sanlam Benchmark […]
August 26, 2021

Women’s Month: Top take-outs on the unique insurance needs of women

The well-known African proverb says, “If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a nation”, frankly […]
July 29, 2021

Beware of the short-term under-insurance trap in the current economic climate

Unless you keep your eye firmly and constantly on the many current shifts in our economy, as a holder of short-term insurance you could be […]
July 29, 2021

Pfizer executives lay out plans for Covid vaccine’s next phase

This is a terrible virus, but the good news is with a boost, the vaccine gets stronger and stronger. Pfizer’s forecast for Covid-19 vaccine sales […]
July 29, 2021

Are you insured for damage caused by the current civil unrest?

INTRODUCTION Violent protest action, looting and civil unrest continues to wreak havoc across South Africa, resulting in extensive damage to residential and commercial buildings, vehicles, […]
July 29, 2021

Understanding medical aid waiting periods

New members applying to medical aid schemes need to understand that there is a waiting period before they may claim. They pay full contributions to […]
August 26, 2021

Women’s Month: Top take-outs on the unique insurance needs of women

The well-known African proverb says, “If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a nation”, frankly […]
July 29, 2021

Beware of the short-term under-insurance trap in the current economic climate

Unless you keep your eye firmly and constantly on the many current shifts in our economy, as a holder of short-term insurance you could be […]
July 29, 2021

Are you insured for damage caused by the current civil unrest?

INTRODUCTION Violent protest action, looting and civil unrest continues to wreak havoc across South Africa, resulting in extensive damage to residential and commercial buildings, vehicles, […]
June 23, 2021

Demerit points and your short-term insurance

For most drivers, there can be nothing more annoying than a reckless driver that dangerously cuts in front of them, or drives facing oncoming traffic […]
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

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 […]