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Customer convenience is insurance’s new normal

These days, convenience and added value rank high on clients’ decision-making agendas. For 68% of tech-savvy insurance consumers, value-added services rank as one of the top 10 moments of truth, according to the 2017 World Insurance Report. Consumers are increasingly looking for options to access additional value propositions made by their insurance firms. (more…)

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Life Insurance

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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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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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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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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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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Questions to ask when taking out a funeral policy

The last thing you should worry about when grieving the loss of a loved one is reading up on the terms and conditions of your funeral policy to try and understand the circumstances that would have led to your claim being delayed. (more…)

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Just three days to the 2017 FIA Awards

South Africa’s world class financial services industry will not have to wait much longer to find out which insurance and investment brands are recognised by intermediaries as the ‘best of the best’! The finishing line for the 2017 FIA Awards is in sight and any of the shortlisted finalists are within a nose of scooping […]

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