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Why "insurance fronting" for your children is a bad idea

By Fiona Zerbst

We examine the consequences of “insurance fronting” for your children and investigate legal ways to decrease your children’s premiums in South Africa.

Why "insurance fronting" for your children is a bad idea
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Financial News

Does installing a tracker reduce your insurance premium?

By Danielle van Wyk

Installing a tracker can increase the safety of your car and track it in the event of theft and hijacking. But what kind of impact will it have on your insurance premiums?

Does installing a tracker reduce your insurance premium?
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Funeral Cover

Are you falling prey to funeral cover fraud?

By Harper Banks

What if your loved ones try to claim from your funeral cover after your passing, only to find out that your cover doesn’t exist? We have a look at how criminals trick policyholders.

Are you falling prey to funeral cover fraud?
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Credit Check

Can your insurance application be rejected because of your credit score?

By Athenkosi Sawutana

A credit score is used by lenders to determine how likely it is that you will repay a loan on time. It is also a factor in interest rates and loan qualifications.

But can it be used to determine the success of your insurance application?

Can your insurance application be rejected because of your credit score?
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Insurance

The impact of mental health on life cover premiums

By Isabelle Coetzee

When taking out life cover, your insurer will consider a range of factors when calculating your premium, including your health. But where does mental health stand in this regard?

The impact of mental health on life cover premiums
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Insurance

How to negotiate lower insurance premiums

By Isabelle Coetzee

Paying monthly insurance premiums can feel like a grudge purchase because you don’t see the benefits unless you find yourself in a sticky situation. But would it seem less so if you could pay lower premiums?

How to negotiate lower insurance premiums
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Medical aid , Hospital Plan

Medical aid plans and hospital plans: What’s the real difference?

By Isabelle Coetzee

It’s difficult to choose between a medical aid plan and a hospital plan because both offer medical cover and the differences can sometimes be hard to identify. What’s even more complex is how each is structured and the impact this has on the benefits received and monthly premiums. 

Medical aid plans and hospital plans: What’s the real difference?
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