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.

This new insurance policy for wealthy South Africans includes cover for Bitcoin theft and self-driving car accidents

2018-07-21 09:35

Old Mutual's insurance for rich South Africans will include cover against cryptocurrency theft, self-driving cars and art among others.

Do I really need to get cellphone insurance?

2018-07-09 08:56

Here’s why you do and how to go about getting it.

New Insurance Act to come into effect - Treasury

2018-06-26 18:06

The new Insurance Act of 2017 will come into effect on July 1, says Treasury.

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.


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.

How much is life insurance really costing you?

2018-07-17 16:02

In tough economic times, most South Africans are looking to reign in their spending and cut back on unnecessary costs as far as possible.

British banks face potential rise in loan insurance claims

2018-07-04 10:36

UK banks face the prospect of having to put more money aside to compensate customers for improperly sold loan insurance.

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.

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.

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