9 FREQUENTLY ASKED FUNERAL COVER QUESTIONS

And a funeral plan from R43 per month

Have you ever looked at an offering and wondered if it’s actually worth spending the money? Funeral insurance can be one of those ‘I’m still on the fence’ type of products, right? It’s marketed aggressively, so we’ve all heard our fair share of funeral cover pitches on the radio or TV. But is it something […]

YOU’VE BEEN LIED TO YOUR ENTIRE WORKING LIFE – THIS IS THE WAKE UP CALL

How a simple financial planning exercise will reveal the truth

Let me explain… Since you left school you’ve been chasing the dream of financial freedom.  The dream of: Working hard, Getting promoted, Earning tons more money, and Finally achieving financial freedom. But the truth is that the system is geared to eat you up alive. The plan is to milk you for as much as […]

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR DOMESTIC WORKER DIES?

Who is going to pick up the bill?

Is Their Problem Your Problem? Your domestic worker takes care of your family.  For some families, she really is part of the family.  What would happen to her family if she were to die?  Do you care?  Should you care? Put yourself in this situation Just after eight the doorbell rings. “Who is it?” “Joseph” […]

SIMPLY’S APPROACH TO LIFE COVER IS MORE SIMPLE THAN ANYTHING WE’VE SEEN BEFORE

There is a new bunch of tech guys and gals on the life insurance block

There is a new bunch of tech guys and gals on the life insurance block, who are looking to shake things up, with products that are relevant and affordable. Simply (which stands for life insurance simply-fied) offers cool benefit combos that provide life, disability and funeral insurance products in one policy. Their sign-up process is […]

CAN YOU INSURE YOUR CAR FOR LESS THAN R20 A DAY?

Sure you can, but the cover has limitations you should know about

Times are tough and we are all feeling the pinch, right? But we all need to continue fueling up our vehicles and head off to work every day to keep our head above water (and the economy ticking over). What if your already hefty car insurance premiums are starting to become unaffordable? Could you get […]

PROFESSIONAL LEGAL ADVICE COULD HAVE BEEN MY PEACE Of MIND

You can get legal cover from R39 per month

So let me tell you a little story… It’s 9pm, on Saturday the 27th of May 2017, and I’m driving home from a function. The area is remote with just the odd car passing like ships in the night. I take a long sweeping bend to the left, thankful that it’s not far now before […]

IT’S TIME TO GET YOURSELF A BODYGUARD

We take a closer look at the Bidvest Bodyguard scratch & dent policy

More than ever, driving on South African roads means each of us needs a bodyguard. You’re driving down the road. The guy in front of you is taking his sweet old time, but no problem, you take the right hand lane to overtake, and accelerate past. Suddenly you spot something large looming in your rear […]

BITTER ABOUT PAYING YOUR LIFE COVER PREMIUMS? – OLD MUTUAL PAID 99% OF LIFE COVER CLAIMS IN 2016

Now you don't mind having those debits run each month, do you?

Are you feeling a little bitter about paying life insurance premiums month-on-month, knowing very well you will never see any of those premiums back? It feels like a tough pill to swallow, doesn’t it? You don’t really want to cancel your life policy because you can’t run the risk of leaving your family with nothing, […]

AA ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE – IS THIS THE KIND OF ACTION YOU NEED?

AA Action Essential Option

Ever wondered what those ‘AA’ stickers on the backs of cars mean?  Me too… You know the ones I’m talking about…You’re driving down the road and in front of you is a 4×4 with an AA sticker on the back. It looks something like this: Now I’ve never been a member of the AA, never […]

YOUR FUNERAL – HERE IS HOW TO PAY FOR IT

Because we know how tight things are at the moment

There are two expensive trips each of us will make…both of them involve Churches. This article deals with the final trip each of us must make – our funeral. But what if it happens unexpectedly? Death is no laughing matter, and I apologise if it comes across as such in this article, but to be […]