Fake death claims of R1.13bn: Most dishonest provinces revealed

2018-12-11 21:07

Death claims worth R1.13bn were found to be irregular and therefore not paid out in 2017, according to The Association for Savings and Investment SA.

Momentum panic: How to ensure your insurance covers you

2018-11-24 15:28

Following Momentum's policy change after the death of policy holder Nathan Ganas, here are some tips from insurance experts to ensure you're adequately covered.

How the Ganas story got Momentum

2018-11-22 16:27

Mandy Wiener unpacks the anatomy of a PR crisis.

Is your debt good or bad? Here's how to tell the difference

2018-11-18 19:45

All debt is not necessarily bad, explains Nkazi Sokhulu, CEO and co-founder of credit life insurance Yalu.

Your guide to medical aid and insurance costs

2018-11-07 09:57

Protecting your health and buying insurance products for life’s unexpected events can become expensive and complex. finweek provides handy pointers that will help you ask the right questions before you decide to change, cancel or upgrade any of these products.

2017 the costliest year on record for natural disasters

2018-11-03 11:28

2017 has been flagged as the costliest year on record for natural disasters, according to international insurer Aon Benfield's latest Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight Report.

Protests keep Sasria in business as insurance profits nearly double

2018-09-26 13:06

In Sasria's 2018 integrated report, managing director Cedric Masondo said the gross written insurance premiums of the company increased by 8.2% to R1.9bn.

How climate change could be driving up your insurance premiums

2018-09-23 18:45

Extreme weather patterns don't just hit your pocket when disaster strikes. They drive up the cost of insurance, affecting the entire industry and consumers too.

Auto & General says its right-wing partner’s attack on MiWay’s CEO ‘has nothing to do with us’

2018-08-23 09:19

Solidarity and AfriForum are trying to secure 20,000 new policies for the insurer VirSeker.

3 types of intent that affect your car insurance claim

2018-08-16 17:44

An insurer may decide that a seemingly negligent driver actually acted with intent and should therefore not be covered, cautions an expert.


Cybersecurity key challenge for actuaries - industry body

2018-12-03 06:00

Actuarial skills are now also sought after in industries like banking, healthcare and mining, which rely heavily on data and systems integrity.

10-year-old girl takes care of brain-damaged mom for 4 years

2018-11-24 06:57

A 10-year-old girl has taken care of her mom for more than four years since she suffered a brain haemorrhage that left her with the mental capabilities of a small child.

What Momentum's about-turn means for clients

2018-11-21 08:39

Momentum on Tuesday evening announced that it would be paying out a death benefit to the widow of its slain policy holder Nathan Ganas.

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

2018-11-16 16:36

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

Is your home insurance really covering you?

2018-11-03 15:42

Are you adequately insured in case of a break-in? Here are some top tips to check your cover.

Alexander Forbes appoints new CEO

2018-10-01 11:02

Shares in the financial services provider rose in early trade after it announced it had terminated the services of CEO Andrew Darfoor.

Alexander Forbes fires CEO over a 'loss of confidence and trust'

2018-09-25 09:27

Shares in the financial services provider rose in early trade after it announced it had terminated the services of CEO Andrew Darfoor.

Marine deal to unlock expansion for Hollard

2018-09-09 06:19

Insurance giant Hollard is looking to accelerate its expansion plans in more African countries following the announcement of its R5 billion share sale to Japanese insurer Tokio Marine.

Why you may not be insured for a major financial risk

2018-08-21 21:38

You are nine times more likely to have a temporary disability than to have your car stolen or hijacked in South Africa – but most people don't believe they are at risk and are under-insured, a survey has found.

Online insurance company connects with younger generation

2018-07-30 13:46

Digital start-up Indie, a division of Sanlam Life Insurance, is making insurance more accessible to the masses.

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