WATCH: 10 easy steps to cheaper car insurance

2018-06-18 07:00

Car insurance can be incredibly expensive but if you're savvy with your shopping, it doesn't have to be. Here are ten quick steps to guide you on how to save some of your hard-earned Rands.

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With a cool video using toy cars to re-enact an accident, this Discovery client may have just changed the way we submit claims

Tim Brophy used his Automoblox cars, which his children are not allowed to play with, to re-enact a vehicle collision scene.

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Innovative drone insurance launched

2018-05-30 18:54

Briisk Limited has provided the technology to launch South Africa’s first fully digital drone insurance.

Bank looking for beneficiaries of R160m unclaimed policies

2018-05-29 10:44

A major SA bank has identified over R160m worth of unclaimed policies on its books and is trying to trace the beneficiaries.

Capitec broadens its horizons with funeral plan offering

2018-05-21 17:30

Capitec Bank is entering the insurance market with a funeral product positioned to offer affordable and flexible insurance for the South African market.

7 showbiz facts that are too good to be true – but are

2018-05-18 09:12

Here are the seem too crazy to be true facts that made us do a double take!

Discovery’s new business insurance unit will assess risk using thermal-imaging drones and remote advisors

2018-05-15 16:23

Discovery promises to make its clients "healthier" in terms of risk – with high-tech tools now, and more to come.

Short-term holiday leasing: are you covered?

2018-05-03 15:50

Homeowners must be aware of the insurance risks involved before they hand over the keys to guests, cautions Nazeer Hoosen, CEO of PPS Short-Term Insurance.

8 questions you need to ask about a financial product before you buy

2018-04-26 14:02

A financial product can be anything from a bank account and home loan to a medical aid membership. Asking these questions will help you determine exactly what you're getting yourself into.

You're never too young for life cover

2018-04-25 16:44

Liberty’s statistics for 2017 show young adults are seeing the need to have policies in place to protect their income earning ability in the future.

 

Two reasons why insurers don't pay out claims and how to avoid them

2018-06-06 21:50

An insurer warns that to avoid being denied a claim payout, you need to ensure that your insurance policy is valid.

Critical questions to ask when choosing vehicle insurance

2018-06-04 10:59

Motorists often choose insurance based on the lowest premiums, rather than understanding the benefits and disadvantages of what they are considering buying, says the Automobile Association.

Here's how Capitec's new funeral insurance compares to two major competitors – and it is a disruptor again

2018-05-30 07:15

Capitec disrupted banking with its low fees. It just went into funeral cover – and its offering compares very well with the competition.

Half of South Africans under 35 don't know what a unit trust is — but 16% have funeral cover

2018-05-25 12:00

Pitches for (largely irrelevant) insurance are hitting home, but not only are young people not saving, they're not even familiar with common savings vehicles.

Insurance: What is the difference between voidance and cancellation?

2018-05-21 12:17

Insurance is a contract and consumers must understand their obligations when they enter into it, says Nthabiseng Moloi, head of marketing and brand at MiWay.

Long-term insurance ombud recovers R193.3m despite staff constraints

2018-05-17 14:38

Ombudsman for Long-term Insurance Ron McLaren says his office collected R193.3m for complainants in its 2017 year, despite the strain of staff losses.

10 smart questions to ask when insuring your car

2018-05-15 07:57

Cheaper vehicle insurance is not necessarily the better option, according to the Automobile Association. Here are 10 financially smart questions you need to ask when choosing an insurer.

What are the biggest medical insurance claims?

2018-04-27 11:17

The highest claims over the past four years have been for unnatural deaths.

Let’s stop selling insurance and rather help people know when to buy it

2018-04-25 16:49

Life, health, car, home, phone: What should you insure and when?

When it comes to handling claims, these large insurance companies are the worst

2018-04-20 12:52

The latest annual report of the Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance makes for revealing reading.

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