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Hollard discusses the pitfalls of underinsurance

How to avoid underinsurance

Your home is likely to be your most substantial financial investment. It’s also the absolute cornerstone of your lifestyle and family – it’s your security, your happy place, your stability, your castle. That’s why insuring it correctly is so important.  (more…)

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Luzanne Wait

Four ways to save on insurance

By Luzanne Wait, Short-term Insurance Adviser at PSG Jeffrey’s Bay. (more…)

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Insurance considerations for owning a drone

Drones, formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles or remotely piloted aircraft systems, have gained significant commercial momentum over the past few years. While these aerial vehicles come at an expensive price, many people now buy one as a toy or it forms part of a hobby. People who own a drone need to ensure that […]

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Aon South Africa discusses SASREA

What you need to know about event liability cover

The advent of the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act (SASREA) firmly places the responsibility on all parties involved to ensure safety at events.  According to Steve Levitt of insurance brokerage and risk consultants, Aon South Africa, the distinction between who is responsible is blurred and he believes that all parties should have their own […]

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Roy Wright1

Cutting insurance in tough times will never justify recovery costs

In tough economic climates – such as the recession South Africa finds itself in at the moment – households and small business owners may be tempted to reduce their short-term insurance, but the short-term savings may not justify the long-term cost of recovery in the event of a natural disaster.  (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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Mandy Barrett of AON South Africa

Managing insurance costs for young drivers

It’s every young person’s dream and every parent’s nightmare – when our sons and daughters get the keys to their very first set of wheels and can officially drive themselves to where they need to go. Besides the nostalgia surrounding your child’s impending independence, there are important issues of safety and insurance costs that go […]

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