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Lee Bromfield

Tips to save on funeral insurance

More often, consumers who are in financial predicaments are quick to turn to their bank statements to review the viability of grudge purchases like insurance, as a quick solution to free up cash to cover debt obligations. (more…)

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Christelle Colman

Financial losses can hit SA holiday makers

The longer school holiday which takes place over July typically sees many families travel either locally or internationally. There are however a multitude of things that can go wrong while families are away and can cost a small fortune, for example lost luggage, stolen possessions, medical emergencies as well as disasters at home, such as […]

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Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure

Three steps to choosing the right insurance adviser

With the recent hard-hitting winter weather, along with fires in the Western Cape, and cold temperatures creeping in around the country as winter fully sets in, having adequate insurance cover is essential. This is according to Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure. (more…)

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Eric Sigama, Monelisi Vuso and Christelle Colman

24Fix set to become independent BEE supplier of choice to insurance industry

Europ Assistance South Africa (“EASA”) today announced the sale of its subsidiary company 24Fix (Pty) Ltd (“24Fix”) to a Black Economic Empowerment consortium (“BEE consortium”). This deal positions 24Fix to become a preferred supplier of emergency geyser and plumbing repairs to the entire South African insurance sector. (more…)

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Free financial planning advice for Knysna, George fire victims

In support of the Knysna, George and surrounding areas fire victims, the Financial Planning Institute (FPI) is activating the FPI Disaster Assistance Pro Bono Programme for a three-month period starting from 1 July 2017. In the case of the current disaster, this initiative will entail offering free financial planning advice to residents whose lives were […]

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Lee Bromfield

Consumers in the dark about disability insurance

Consumers who have little or no disability cover in place could face financial difficulties in the unfortunate event of disabilities that often result from accidents or illnesses such as diabetes, heart attacks, depression, mental health, stroke, cancer and back pain, amongst others. (more…)

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FSB fines Smart Life R150 000

The Registrar of Long-term Insurance (the Registrar) referred a case against The Smart Life Insurance Company Limited (Smart Life) to the Enforcement Committee of the Financial Services Board. (more…)

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Insurance Association sympathises with those affected by storms and fires

The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) sympathises with all who have lost loved ones or property as a result of the fires and storms over the past week. The emotional and physical damage of a destructive event like this is a traumatic ordeal which not only affects the lives of many, but also scores of […]

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