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Touch base with a financial adviser before the holidays

The December holiday is the perfect time for families to spend some quality time together away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With the ‘silly’ season almost here, many South Africans are already planning their year-end break.   (more…)

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Single mothers urged to combat financial vulnerability

Your health and personal wellbeing are arguably your most valuable assets – especially if you have loved ones who depend on you. According to the 2017 Old Mutual Savings & Investment Monitor, 50% of metropolitan working mothers consider themselves to be single mothers, and only 16% say that they receive regular financial support from the […]

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Samantha Jagdessi, Head of Benefits Consulting at Old Mutual Corporate Consultants.

Don’t be left underinsured on group risk benefits

After each job promotion at work, you increase your retirement contributions – and as your family grows, you remember to update your beneficiaries included in your death cover. But have you ever considered updating your disability cover to reflect your current lifestyle needs? This is a question posed by Samantha Jagdessi, Head of Benefits Consulting at Old Mutual […]

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Lee Bromfield

You’re never too young to get life insurance

If you are employed and have people who rely on you financially having life cover is essential regardless of your age. (more…)

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Sonja Visser, CEO of African Unity Life

How to choose the right funeral plan

One of SA’s registered insurers says that it is important that the industry does what it can to ensure that funeral plans are exactly what they should be – safe and reliable. (more…)

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Understanding repudiated claims

Imagine a scenario where you invest in critical illness insurance to give yourself security if the worst happened. You submit your claim but it is rejected because it does not cover what you thought it did. This is a reality for many because they did not quite understand what their policy covered. (more…)

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Cost of living yet to deter consumers in need of funeral plans

The sharp rise in the cost of living is yet to deter consumers who are in need of funeral cover, even though the gloomy economic outlook might impact future demand, says Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life, the administrative and insurance distribution arm of First National Bank. (more…)

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Getting quality risk cover for your diabetic client

Currently, around 382 million people live with diabetes worldwide, a further 316 million with impaired glucose tolerance are at high risk from the disease and by 2035, it is estimated that without concerted action to prevent diabetes, 592 million people will be living with this chronic disease. (International Diabetes Federation 2013 Atlas) South Africa has […]

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