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Discovery publishes life assurance claims

Discovery Life has published insights of its life assurance claims from January 2016 to December 2016. A total of 20 247 claims were paid over the period, amounting to R3.2 billion. This brings the total amount that Discovery Life has paid out to date up to R18.7 billion. (more…)

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Prabashini Moodley

Old Mutual provides customers with extra funeral cover worth R450 million

Old Mutual is pleased to announce that over half a million customers who have held Old Mutual funeral policies for three to four years will receive a share of R450 million in extra funeral cover. (more…)

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Justine Wyatt, Legal and Complaince Executive at Just.

Why medical underwriting in retirement is a good idea

Retirees draw down a higher percentage income from their living annuities because they are struggling to make ends meet, according to the Association of Savings and Investments of South Africa (ASISA). (more…)

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stressedatwork

Addressing mental illness in the workplace

Employers tend to find it easier to manage their employees’ physical disabilities than their mental health challenges. Not only are mental health issues harder to recognise, but they are also less well understood and continue to carry a stigma. It is critical for this stigma to be removed so that the varying causes, symptoms and […]

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Life Insurance

Indie redesigns life insurance for the digital generation

Indie, a Sanlam-backed innovative financial services business, has announced the launch of its first product – simple to use and transparent life insurance designed specifically for young adults. (more…)

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heartmikesettassmall

Future-proof your dreams this World Heart Day

Your youth may be the best time of your life, a period of self-discovery, fun and building your ideal future, but for many young South Africans it is also a time when less fortunate family members turn to you for financial support. Whether you call this phenomenon ‘black tax’ or the ‘sandwich generation’, it is […]

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kobus kleyn

Three steps to include sufficient risk cover in your budget

Times are tough. The ever-increasing cost of living and growing inflation is eating away at household budgets. South Africans are desperately trying to make ends meet under the current economic conditions. Sadly, for many households, the first thing that gets cut from a budget is short- and long-term insurance cover. (more…)

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Lee Bromfield

Avoid overspending on funerals

Consumers who do not plan ahead for funerals could find themselves overspending in a last minute effort to give their loved ones a dignified send off. (more…)

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