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Kantar announces South Africa's top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 and Q4 2020
Kantar announces South Africa's top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 and Q4 2020Article

Kantar has announced the top 10 best liked TV ads in South Africa for the third and fourth quarter of 2020...

Issued by Kantar 6 May 2021

3 things we don't talk about when it comes to funerals
3 things we don't talk about when it comes to funeralsArticle

Here are three things that are not often spoken about that need to be considered when planning a funeral...

Issued by MiWayLife 5 May 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Leza Wells, chief product actuary; acting chief of marketing at FMI
#BehindtheBrandManager: Leza Wells, chief product actuary; acting chief of marketing at FMIArticle

Leza Wells, chief product actuary and acting chief of marketing at life insurer FMI, (a Division of Bidvest Life Ltd) fills us in on her role...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

FoxP2 continues to live up to number-one Scopen ranking
FoxP2 continues to live up to number-one Scopen rankingArticle

FoxP2 continues to live up to its number-one ranking for effective creativity in the 2019/2020 Scopen report with an impressive performance in the 2020/2021 Marketing Achievement Awards...

Issued by Dentsu 26 Apr 2021

Does cause of death impact life insurance payouts?
Does cause of death impact life insurance payouts?Article

How you die has ripple effects on many things. Not only does it impact your loved ones, but it can also affect your life insurance payout...

Issued by MiWayLife 15 Mar 2021

Cohsasa elects new leaders
Cohsasa elects new leadersArticle

The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (Cohsasa) has elected Dr Bradley Beira and Nhlanhla Nene as its new chairperson and vice-chairperson, respectively...

Issued by COHSASA 10 Mar 2021

Christine Rodrigues, partner, Bowmans
Insurers brace for fresh wave of regulatory reforms in 2021Article

Non-life insurers will have to stay on their toes throughout 2021. Hard on the heels of the Covid-19 business interruption judgements that caught some insurers off guard in 2020...

9 Mar 2021

12 small businesses to gain from purposeful six-month ad-sharing campaign
12 small businesses to gain from purposeful six-month ad-sharing campaignArticle

Hollard will be sharing its 'big advertising' spaces with 12 budding SMMEs over the next six months...

Issued by Hollard 5 Mar 2021

How death is a motivator for life
How death is a motivator for lifeArticle

Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it that gives us a reason to live life as best as we can...

Issued by MiWayLife 4 Mar 2021

Making money moves that benefit you and your family
Making money moves that benefit you and your familyArticle

Creating generational wealth is not an easy feat, which often takes sacrifice, discipline and most importantly a well-crafted financial plan that needs to include the right life insurance protection for your life stage...

Issued by Metropolitan 3 Mar 2021

Tazkiya™ - A South African first for Muslim communities
Tazkiya™ - A South African first for Muslim communitiesArticle

There are more than a million people of Islamic faith in South Africa and our research shows that as few as 11% have adequate life cover in place, says Capital Legacy CEO Alex Simeonides...

Issued by Capital Legacy 25 Feb 2021

'Girlfriend' loses fight for husband's estate - Was it really necessary?
'Girlfriend' loses fight for husband's estate - Was it really necessary?Article

We spend all our time trying to create wealth and building our legacies for our loved ones, and yet so few people dedicate any time to estate planning that creates clarity and certainty for when we're gone...

Issued by Capital Legacy 23 Feb 2021

Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youth
Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youthArticle

Educo Academy has launched a Sales and Marketing Seta-accredited programme, free to qualifying students between the ages of 18 and 28...

17 Feb 2021

Why entrepreneurs and SMEs need professional advice
Why entrepreneurs and SMEs need professional adviceArticle

2020 saw an increase in entrepreneurship and small business startups. This is unsurprising given that Covid-19 has had a severe impact on our livelihoods...

10 Feb 2021

How much are you worth?
How much are you worth?Article

While we may use various ways to see what our value is according to our relevance to things or other people, there are statistics that show just how much a value of a life costs in South Africa...

Issued by MiWayLife 2 Feb 2021

Craig Baker, CEO, MiWayLife
Life insurers predict fraud and crime surges for 2020 and 2021Article

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the life insurance industry has reported a rise in fraudulent claims during 2020, with other more sinister pandemic-related schemes likely to emerge in 2021...

26 Jan 2021

Dominique Collett, senior investment executive, Rand Merchant Investments and head of AlphaCode
#BizTrends2021: 10 predictions around fintechArticle

This time last year, none of us had any idea of the whole new world that was on its way. One that would include global lockdowns, Zoombombing, covidiots, closed borders and quarantining...

Dominique Collett 25 Jan 2021

The ultimate easy life insurance guide
The ultimate easy life insurance guideArticle

Financial goals are one of the top resolutions that most people have on their cards. However, aligning your financial goals could mean getting back to basics such as having life insurance. After all, your life is more valuable than anything...

Issued by MiWayLife 13 Jan 2021

TWK Agri Insurance - Achieving sustainable growth, together
TWK Agri Insurance - Achieving sustainable growth, togetherArticle

TWK Agri's insurance division was established in 1978 to provide support services to clients. With more than 200 years of combined experience, clients can rest assured that their assets will be in good hands...

Issued by TWK Agri Insurance 8 Jan 2021

Gareth Quinn, chief technology officer, FMI
#BizTrends2021: How life insurers can transform the customer experience in 2021Article

If Covid-19 has shown us anything, it underlined the fact that the future of life insurance belongs to the insurers who go out of their way to make their customers' lives simpler and easier by delivering exceptional experiences...

Gareth Quinn 6 Jan 2021

Robin Wagner, senior vice president: international insurance at TransUnion
3 ways to avoid the race to the bottom in the insurance price warArticle

Let's face it. For most consumers, insurance falls firmly under the list of grudge purchases - especially short-term insurance...

Robin Wagner 4 Dec 2020

Is there such a thing as cheap life insurance?
Is there such a thing as cheap life insurance?Article

Is it possible to get life cover that is cheap in South Africa that still comes with all the bells and whistles to cover you and your loved ones? Here is what you need to know...

Issued by MiWayLife 3 Nov 2020

Michael Goemans, CEO, Investec Life
3 ways life insurers can best serve their clientsArticle

South Africans have, given the current pandemic, never been more aware of the need for life insurance, not only to look after their dependents if they die but to help them if they survive an illness and can't work...

Michael Goemans 2 Nov 2020

Pitfalls to avoid when co-purchasing property with family
Pitfalls to avoid when co-purchasing property with familyArticle

While multi-generational living arrangements has always been common among certain cultures, it is in most cases a financial decision rather than a preference, according to Shaun Dubois of Just Property...

27 Oct 2020

Preparing ourselves beyond lockdown
Preparing ourselves beyond lockdownArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic pulled the rug out from under many of us, leaving us with an uncertain future. As we ease into Level One it is beneficial to know practical ways in which you can make the adjustment easier...

Issued by MiWayLife 13 Oct 2020

Mathari Hospital is the only psychiatric hospital in Kenya. Simon Maina/AFP via Getty Images
Why Africa needs to invest in mental healthArticle

More than 13% of the global burden of disease is due to disorders such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and substance abuse. Almost three-quarters of this burden lies in low- and middle-income countries, because of extremely scarce health resources and investment...

Benedict Weobong & Justice Nonvignon 13 Oct 2020

Christine Rodrigues, partner, Bowmans
Credit life providers are getting off lightly on Treating Customers FairlyArticle

There is an 'elephant in the room' of the life insurance industry, and this is the less stringent requirements for credit life providers when it comes to Treating Customers Fairly (TCF)...

8 Oct 2020

Challenger Type - The Enlightened Zagger
Challenger Type - The Enlightened ZaggerArticle

Simply arrived on the scene and tossed 'the way we do things in insurance' out the window. A provocative insurance company? Oh yes...

Issued by eatbigfish 7 Oct 2020

Industry-first financial services solutions for Islamic communities in South Africa - Tazkiya
Industry-first financial services solutions for Islamic communities in South Africa - TazkiyaArticle

Capital Legacy, South Africa's leading provider of Wills, has been operating in the fiduciary and financial industries since 2012...

Issued by Capital Legacy 28 Sep 2020

Capital Legacy Shakes up the home-buyers' market with HomeVantage
Capital Legacy Shakes up the home-buyers' market with HomeVantageArticle

HomeVantage, from Capital Legacy, not only provides a professional, integrated and uniquely comprehensive solution for the home-buyer but also ensures that you get the best rates, offers valuable benefits and, importantly, includes your financial advisor when purchasing one of your biggest investments. HomeVantage will be available from 1 October 2020...

Issued by Capital Legacy 15 Sep 2020

Capital Legacy shakes up the life insurance market with MyCover
Capital Legacy shakes up the life insurance market with MyCoverArticle

MyCover is life cover that has been designed as an extender benefit to the core product, the Legacy Protection Plan that accompanies your will to meet your financial estate planning needs, covering the costs of executor, conveyance and testamentary trust fees as well as other upfront and monthly expenses that arise when you pass away...

Issued by Capital Legacy 10 Sep 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: A human look at Covid
#OrchidsandOnions: A human look at CovidArticle

Thinking about insurance: clever concept of 'rebooting' 2020; Simple aspirations of people who have seen the world turned upside down...

Brendan Seery 8 Sep 2020

Covid-19: Could the old way of carrying out funerals be dead?
Covid-19: Could the old way of carrying out funerals be dead?Article

What happens when Covid-19 changes the way we grieve...

Issued by MiWayLife 3 Sep 2020

Empowering women through finances
Empowering women through financesArticle

There is no denying the financial freedom and power money allows us, but what happens when your ability to access proper financial planning is determined by your gender?..

Issued by MiWayLife 11 Aug 2020

Craig Baker, CEO, MiWay
Past, present and future: all the ways Covid-19 has changed insuranceArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has radically changed the insurance landscape, and will probably continue to for years to come...

9 Jul 2020

Absa Life launches a bot that helps both customers and employees
Absa Life launches a bot that helps both customers and employeesArticle

With the help of a WhatsApp chatbot, Absa Life funeral policyholders can now access basic policy information at any time of the day or night...

Issued by Praekelt 1 Jul 2020

Money makes the world go round: Understanding financial behaviour in South Africa
Money makes the world go round: Understanding financial behaviour in South AfricaArticle

As South Africa, along with the rest of the world, strives to jump-start the economy after its unprecedented hiatus, Borderless Access shares the financial and banking behaviour of our citizens...

Issued by Borderless Access 24 Jun 2020

Life insurance - demonstrating value in a post-pandemic economy
Life insurance - demonstrating value in a post-pandemic economyArticle

Covid-19 and 10 years of declining growth put the South African economy into freefall. Insurers are heading into an environment where consumers will be under tremendous financial pressure and questioning the value proposition of all their financial planning solutions...

9 Jun 2020

Will lockdown change how we do funerals?
Will lockdown change how we do funerals?Article

The lockdown has brought changes that require us to adapt to a new normal, one of these being the way in which we carry out funerals. But has this ushered in a new normal that could help grieving families cut back on costs and lengthy preparations?..

Issued by MiWayLife 2 Jun 2020

Challenger Type - The Dramatic Disruptor
Challenger Type - The Dramatic DisruptorArticle

Breaking through by changing behaviour...

Issued by eatbigfish 1 Jun 2020

Not all credit insurance policies are created equal
Not all credit insurance policies are created equalArticle

In many ways financial services institutions have stepped up to assist South Africans facing financial challenges due to Covid-19. One such option is for people with valid credit insurance policies to claim their benefits...

Anton Davies 28 May 2020

Discovery, Liberty and "group wrong"
Discovery, Liberty and "group wrong"Article

Discovery Ltd (Discovery) is the sole shareholder of two companies: Discovery Life and Discovery Vitality (all three parties were the applicants). Discovery Life offers insurance and related cover, while Discover Vitality is primarily a wellness and rewards programme...

Clea Rawlins 11 May 2020

Is your life insurance enough?
Is your life insurance enough?Article

Not all life insurance is created equal, so how do you go about finding one that will give you peace of mind and meet your loved ones' needs? It is all in finding the right features and benefits that compliment your current lifestyle, and here is what you need to look out for before you sign your name on the dotted line...

Issued by MiWayLife 5 May 2020

A woman carries a bucket of fresh water to an informal settlement in Khayelitsha, near Cape Town. South Africa has the widest wealth gap in the world. Photo by RODGER BOSCH/AFP via Getty Images
Coronavirus: why South Africa needs a wealth tax nowArticle

The consequences of the Covid-19 lockdown are yet to be fully determined and understood. But one thing we can be fairly certain of - in South Africa its impact will be shaped by the country's inequalities...

Aroop Chatterjee. Amory Gethin & Léo Czajka 28 Apr 2020

Does your life insurance cover coronavirus death?
Does your life insurance cover coronavirus death?Article

There is no denying that the coronavirus (Covid-19) has brought rippling effects that are currently being felt globally, but what does this mean for people who are looking to take out life insurance or already have a policy in place? Here are all your questions answered below...

Issued by MiWayLife 20 Apr 2020

Is life insurance taxed?
Is life insurance taxed?Article

If a loved one passes away and you receive a payment from their life insurance policy, do you have to pay tax on the amount?..

Issued by MiWayLife 16 Apr 2020

Gilbert Anyetei, alternative investment associate, RisCura.
African insurance sector a key source of capital for the continentArticle

South Africa has a relatively high insurance penetration rate when compared to its emerging market counterparts and in relation to the sizes of their economies...

2 Apr 2020

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