Insurance Articles

  • CAR INSURANCE EXTRAS – ARE THEY WORTH IT?

    2017-10-03

    These days car insurance providers offer more than just insurance for your car in the event of an accident, break in or breakdown. There are other perks wrapped up in the policy, some of which may be useful while others may not be used as often as they should. It’s really up to you to decide whether the price is worth it but the general consensus among experts is that you should take out insurance based on the cover that is provided and not be enticed by the ‘frills’ that are on offer.

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  • CHOOSING THE RIGHT CAR FOR LOWER PREMIUMS

    2017-10-03

    We all want to secure the lowest insurance premiums on our cars, whilst still receiving excellent service. These premiums are determined by our own demographics, such as our age, gender, and profession, as well as the type of car we own. It’s often assumed that the older a car is, the lower the premium will be. However, Lizette Erasmus, insurance expert at IntegriSure, pointed out that this is actually not the case. 

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  • HOW MUCH LIFE INSURANCE DOES YOUR SPOUSE NEED?

    2017-10-03

    With the rush of everyday life, people rarely consider what would happen to their spouses if they suddenly passed away. It’s impossible to anticipate when this might happen and, therefore, it’s crucial to plan ahead. “The passing of a loved one is not an easy event to contemplate,” said Joe Ekstein, head of iWYZE Life. 

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  • MYSTERY SHOP ON FUNERAL INSURANCE: WHICH FUNERAL INSURANCE PROVIDER IS THE CHEAPEST?

    2017-10-03

    Planning for the future includes planning for those unexpected events. Death being one of them. While it is not something that you may want to think about, ensuring that your family is taken care of after you die is one of the best gifts you can give them. But with so many funeral insurance providers, it may be difficult making a decision on which policy to choose.

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  • DO SENIOR DRIVERS PAY MORE FOR CAR INSURANCE?

    2017-10-03

    For many, a car is an essential asset that enables us to get from one destination to the next. Naturally, with any vehicle, car insurance is essential to ensure that you’re financially covered in the event of an accident. 

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  • WHAT DOES YOUR HOME INSURANCE COVER AND DO YOU REALLY NEED IT?

    2017-10-03

    Insurance, regardless of the type, is often seen as a grudge expense, until you need it. Whether it be vehicle insurance or home insurance, these are products that can save you hundreds, if not thousands of Rands, should something happen to damage or destroy these items.

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  • WHY YOU MUSTN’T CANCEL YOUR LIFE COVER

    2017-10-03

    Life cover can help your family financially when you are no longer around. The money can be used to cover immediate expenses through a cash pay-out, such as monthly bills and groceries, or can be tied to a big ticket item like a house or car, and pay off the outstanding amount on your death.

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  • WILL MY LEGAL INSURANCE COVER ME IF I’M ACCUSED OF MURDER?

    2017-10-03

    Legal insurance is often viewed as an unnecessary expense. But should you land in hot water, and find yourself on the wrong side of the law, it could prove invaluable. One such instance is if you are accused of murder. While this is probably worst case scenario, it would help to know whether or not you are covered. 

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  • 5 FUNERAL PLAN TIPS YOU CAN TAKE TO THE BANK

    2017-10-02

    The idea of dying to some is a pretty scary thought. There’s the fear of the unknown, knowing that you’ll leave your family behind and there are always concerns about how they will cope financially with the costs of a funeral and beyond.  But what if there was a way to alleviate some of the stress? As weird as planning and making provision for your funeral sounds, it is also one of the most important and beautiful things you can gift your loved ones with. What’s more, it can relieve the financial burden on your family and ensure that they are taken care of. 

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  • IS LIFE INSURANCE JUST A BIG SCAM?

    2017-10-02

    I just turned 28 and only recently learned exactly what life insurance is. Now with some clarity, I can answer this… is life insurance just a scam? Actually, it’s not that black and white. In fact, it’s more of a gamble than a scam. By not having a life insurance policy, you are effectively betting insurance companies that you won’t die, and then you hope you don’t.

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