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Finance Trends 2020

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What's the average cost of a funeral in South Africa?

Are you financially prepared for the cost of having to plan a possible funeral?

Issued by MiWayLife 24 Feb 2020

Insuring against climate and technology risks for mining companies and directors

Rising concern about climate change and the risks associated with advancing technology are changing the risk landscape for mining operators and, increasingly, for their directors on a personal level...

By Sandra Sithole 12 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Disrupting short-term insurance in SA

Solvency, a black-owned insurance solution, launched in January 2020 and is set to disrupt the short-term insurance industry in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Feb 2020

5 reasons to insure your SME

Given the anticipated tough year ahead, it is essential that SMEs take the necessary precautions to adequately protect their businesses...

5 Feb 2020

What cover do you need this year?

If you are looking for a way to protect your financial security as a new year's resolution, we have a handy list to get you started...

Issued by MiWayLife 30 Jan 2020

Protecting your parents financially

If you find yourself supporting your parents or family members on your income, walking the financial tightrope means being able to balance taking care of those you care about without pushing yourself into debt...

Issued by MiWayLife 29 Jan 2020

The painful reality of slip-and-trip insurance claims

The growing liability risks faced by South African businesses was once again highlighted by the R7.1m claim filed against Woolworths by a customer who stumbled and fell over a packing crate...

By Manisha Chiman 29 Jan 2020

5 risks company directors and officers must look out for

With corporate management under the spotlight like never before, a new report - Directors And Officers Insurance Insights 2020 - highlights five mega trends which will have significant risk implications for senior management in 2020 and beyond...

23 Jan 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Corny but convincing

King Price's 'cultural appropriation' ad has the desired impact, and because of effective marketing, Alonso crash was a positive for Toyota...

By Brendan Seery 21 Jan 2020

Make the next steps before retirement count

For many people, the "Empty Nester" stage of life means reconnecting as a couple, reassessing personal goals, and toying with the thought of downscaling. You may even start working on that bucket list of adventures you've been saving for...

Issued by FMI Insurance 20 Jan 2020

Feeling the way through Fica

As things currently stand, providers of short-term insurance are not deemed accountable institutions. However, discussions are underway within the corridors of the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) to determine whether they will be brought under this ambit...

By James George 14 Jan 2020

Businesses will have to fight for survival in 2020 [report]

This year will be an epic fight for survival for many businesses as numerous socio-economic factors come into play that will further their efforts...

14 Jan 2020

The real value of paid search and tracking the consumer journey

In the digital world, it's a given that paid search advertising is important, but only a few industries, except the finance and E-Retail sectors, are capturing the true value this channel has to offer. Most brands are missing a trick by not tracking the full customer journey says Michael King, managing director of Reprise Digital, an IPG Mediabrands company...

By Michael King 27 Dec 2019

Pure Hearts Funeral Catering Services is the new funeral insurance services in the market

Pure Hearts Funeral Catering Services Policies plans to shake up South Africa's funeral insurance market, our desire is to help you during one of the most difficult times in your life...

Issued by Pure Hearts Funeral Catering 19 Dec 2019

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