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Felix Kagura

Disability Cover 101

Disability cover protects individuals in the event that they become disabled due to illness or injury. While it’s not something most people like to think about, life can throw unexpected circumstances their way, from illness to injury – and in South Africa, according to the Profile of Persons with Disabilities in South Africa report released […]

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2018 1Life Life Changer Award – Moss Lehlokoa honoured

The DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards, hosted this past weekend, saw leading financial services provider 1Life, award Moss Lehlokoa with the 1Life Life Changer Award. The award, now in its second consecutive year, aims to recognise an individual who is making a real difference within their community, by selflessly committing themselves to giving back. “The […]

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Jonathan Elcock, founder and CEO of CompariSure

Positive HIV status no longer a barrier to life cover

When the HIV/AIDS epidemic began gaining momentum in the 1980s, a diagnosis was seen as a certain death sentence, with life insurance companies across the board refusing to cover individuals who tested positive for HIV. (more…)

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FSCA issues statement on Momentum/Ganas case

The FSCA says it has noted the recent decision by Momentum to make a payment to the Ganas family in relation to a 2017 life policy claim, after its initial decision was not to pay due to non-disclosure by the deceased of a medical condition. (more…)

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Felix Kagura

Consider your life insurance options when you are young

Felix Kagura, Head of Long Term Insurance Propositions at Standard Bank, believes that life insurance options should be considered by the young. (more…)

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Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life

The importance of releasing a life policy cession

Consumers who have ceded their life policies as security over debt with a financial institution should not overlook the importance of releasing the cession when the debt has been fully settled.  (more…)

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Brad Toerien, CEO, FMI

Critical illness cover inspired by cancer survivors addresses real needs

In South Africa, 100 000 people receive a cancer diagnosis each year, with one in nine women being diagnosed in their lifetime1 and breast cancer being the leading cancer diagnosed among women2. It’s unlikely that there’s a single South African untouched by cancer, and it’s common knowledge that the impact of a critical illness is much more […]

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Long-term insurer launches customisable funeral plan

The top-scoring life insurer in the South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) for three years running, Metropolitan has unveiled its new Funeral Solution which has personalisation at its core – giving policyholders the flexibility to customise their funeral based on their needs and pocket. (more…)

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