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Fiona Zerbst

Households more prudent about credit

Job creation is needed to create "new" consumers, so economic activity is boosted without an increase in household debt.

Insurance implications if you don’t register your SIM

If you use a SIM card to communicate with security companies and electronic gates at complexes, register and be safe.

How to avoid the pain of a frozen bank account

Consider including an immediate needs benefit in your policy -- but beware any exclusions.

Are you insured for a house fire?

Have you had your property valued recently? And did you accept the valuation or second-guess it and insure accordingly? If so, beware.

Your favourite magazines go digital

Magazine subscriptions make a great gift and an online subscription means no postal hassles.

Multi-asset ETFs invest in equities, bonds and cash

Two new ETF products could woo both the slightly risk-averse retail and institutional investor.

Last chance to Rica

Register your cellular, data or other SIM card before June 30 or have it blocked.

1Lifedirect lets you buy life insurance on your cellphone

A simple policy you can administer conveniently on your cellphone could usher in a new generation of insurance purchase.

Insurance ‘fronting’ for your children is not a good idea

Insurance fronting is not only foolish -- it is also fraudulent.

ETFs perform well but investors are cautious

Satrix INDI 25 comes out tops while NewFunds eRAFI INDI 25 also performs strongly.

Baffled by life-insurance terminology? You’re not alone

Help is at hand if you're confused by the admittedly complex terminology in long-term life insurance policies.

National Credit Regulator wins high court case

Is South African Fraud Prevention Services operating as a credit bureau? If so, it should be registered as one, says the NCR.

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