ARTICLES RELATING TO INSURANCE

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.

SA's new driving demerit system threatens insurance industry

2019-08-18 13:04

The new demerit system for SA road users has good intentions, but it can also pose a significant threat to the insurance industry.

Insurance fraudster who lied about hijacking and set his car alight jailed for 7 years

2019-08-07 19:21

A man who defrauded an insurance company of R300 000 after reporting a false hijacking has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Momentum to acquire Alexander Forbes' short term insurance business

2019-07-25 15:52

Momentum Metropolitan has entered into an agreement to acquire Alexander Forbes Short Term Insurance business.

3 insurance questions to ask if you are using dagga

2019-06-14 07:00

Since the decriminalisation of the use and private cultivation of cannabis, there has been much discussion on how it could affect a long-term insurance claim.

Funeral benefit woes top bumper list of complaints to Ombud for Long-Term Insurance

2019-05-30 09:00

The Ombuds for Long-term Insurance has received a record number of complaints in 2018, most of which were about funeral benefits.

There has been a big fall in drunk-driving insurance disputes — here's why

2019-05-22 12:07

"The burden of proving that a driver was drunk rests on the insurer."

 

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.

Savings culture begins with consumer education - CEO

2019-08-09 10:42

Ongoing education is still necessary for a genuine savings culture to be enabled in South Africa, says the CEO of credit life insurance brand Yalu.

SUNDAY READ: 'There was talk of this new cellular' - Vodacom exec Carol Hall on her rise to the top

2019-08-04 09:48

Having started her career in sales at Vodacom in 1994, Carol Hall later became the first female managing executive of a region. She shares more on her journey of climbing up the corporate ladder, and the priorities for her new role.

Discovery Health saw 8,500 new cancer cases last year – and the cost of treatment is up 100% since 2011

2019-06-21 09:48

671,016 members made claims for hospital treatment with an average cost of R43,057 per admission.

Momentum/Ganas insurance case prompts Ombud to ask for govt intervention

2019-05-31 16:46

The Momentum/Ganas case, which caused public outcry when the insurer refused to pay out a claim, has prompted the Ombudsman for Long-Term Insurance to recommend government intervention.

How tech is changing the insurance industry

2019-05-21 19:59

As digital disruption continues to change the game in the insurance industry, insurers are revising their business models to stay relevant with consumers.

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