By having a blood test you can significantly reduce your life cover premium. So why are people so reluctant to do so?
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When you take out a mortgage, you will have to take out life insurance so that if something happens to you, your mortgage repayments are taken care of.
Simply Financial Services is a low-cost, no-frills insurer that offers a domestic worker life, disability and funeral cover for less than R100 per month.
Simply Financial Services and Indie are two new fintech players in the life cover space. I recently tested out their simple online application process.
Medical advances mean more people are beating cancer, but cancer survivors can find it tough to find appropriate critical illness, life or disability cover.
Episode 4 of the Change In your Pocket series deals with protecting your biggest asset: your future income.
Life insurance and funeral cover have distinctly different purposes.
The inefficient structure of existing life insurance products impact value and sustainability of cover for clients. BrightRock’s needs-matched life insurance addresses these shortcomings by pricing cover correctly for the term and trajectory required. Since its launch in early 2012, BrightRock’s needs-matched life insurance offering has helped to...
Why death is killing us financially “Around 85% of people’s debt problems start with a death in the family,” says debt counsellor Deborah Solomon. Despite a relatively high penetration of funeral policies, Solomon says the cost of death in families is plunging many middle- to lower-income earners into debt spirals from which they cannot escape...
When I was in grade one at a government school in 1984, my school fees for the year were 25 cents. I have the receipt to prove it! When my son started grade one last year though, we had to fork out just under R30 000 for the year. Ouch. We’re looking at a cost of roughly R443 000 for a five-year university degree in ten years’ time. So, how...