ARTICLES RELATING TO INSURANCE

Outsurance, DA MP settle dispute over 'blood-soaked' car claim

2020-01-15 05:00

Outsurance has resolved a claim dispute with DA MP Cameron Mackenzie, who survived a shooting and attempted robbery that caused damage to his car after the insurer initially turned down his claim.

Buying a car? Read carefully before you sign on the dotted line - Wesbank

2019-12-28 20:42

When buying a car, you might find unfamiliar information, which could cause you to overlook the finer details of what you are actually buying, warns Wesbank.

Corpses bought or rented to commit insurance fraud

2019-12-10 12:57

Reports from life insurers show the "buying and renting of dead bodies" for the purpose of obtaining fraudulent death certificates is a popular modus operandi.

Don't get a nasty surprise! How to understand insurance jargon

2019-12-09 23:37

Are you sure you know what the "insurance speak" in your policy means?

How not to cycle through your savings should an accident occur

2019-12-09 00:00

Irrespective of whether you’re attempting the Epic, or setting out on a recreational ride, mountain biking comes with myriad risks. That’s why it’s best for riders to have cover in place every time a ride is planned.

Finance sector regresses on black ownership and management control - reports

2019-11-29 05:00

The financial sector is falling behind on its transformation targets, reports show.

Capital Legacy donates R25 for every Will collected for safekeeping by CCD Couriers

2019-10-07 08:46

In recognition of Wills Month this September, Wills and Estate Administration services provider, Capital Legacy will donate R25 for every Will collected by CCD Couriers for safekeeping by the company.

Don’t leave covering the costs of dying to your grieving relatives

2019-10-02 08:33

One of the biggest shocks and stresses following the death of a loved one is covering the immediate costs, such as funerals and burials, but also the administrative fees involved in winding up a deceased person’s estate.

SEE: What happens when an insurance company 'writes off' a car

2019-09-17 13:38

Your car is considered a “write off” when, after an accident, your insurer deems the cost of repairs higher than the insured value of your car. Here's what to do if it happens to you.

Trouble for Peter Moyo as Old Mutual plans to exit his company, which is also being sued by the IDC

2019-09-02 08:41

Old Mutual’s results for the six months to end-June show a 10% increase in its headline profit to R5.2bn - thanks in part to higher investment returns in South Africa.

 

Protecting little ones on the move

2020-01-14 10:04

Go Cover is the world’s first on-demand accidental injury and death cover, providing instant peace of mind.

Do life insurance policies cover suicide as a result of depression?

2019-12-16 12:00

According to a recent study by The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) depression affects one in four South African employees.

South Africans are renting dead bodies to scam life insurers

2019-12-10 11:29

Life insurers rejected 1,915 funeral claims worth R176.4 million in 2018, of which 1,127 were found to involve fraudulent documentation.

Alexander Forbes: We have turned a corner

2019-12-09 16:16

Despite recording only a 1% increase in operating income and 3% operating profit from its remaining businesses, Alexander Forbes CEO, Dawie de Villiers said given where the company comes from, he thinks it's finally delivering to shareholders.

WATCH: Why life insurance could go up in smoke for vapers

2019-12-06 20:37

Fans of vaping could find their life insurance premiums soaring after reinsurers told clients to think carefully before providing cover.

Regulator fines insurer for using unregistered 'runners' to collect premiums

2019-11-06 18:09

Channel Life was found to have not properly registered intermediaries to collect insurance premiums on its behalf.

Ensuring your Will covers your worldwide assets

2019-10-03 09:52

A worldwide Will or an offshore Will can protect your estate if you’re intending to relocate or if you’re thinking of buying property abroad.

ICYMI: These are the top motoring stories of the week

2019-09-22 18:24

From the announcement of a transformed business model for the 2020 Simola Hillclimb to tips to buying a second-hand car, these are the top stories of the week.

Not so fast, Moyo, says Old Mutual, after court rules against it - again

2019-09-06 19:20

Axed CEO Peter Moyo will not immediately be returning to work if Old Mutual has its way, the company said in a statement on Friday evening. But Moyo will be going to work on Monday, he told Fin24.

Reckless driving can see your insurance claim rejected

2019-08-20 08:00

Insurance won’t apply in cases of illegality and reckless behaviour.

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