Household Insurance

Did you change your locks?

A press release from an insurance company made me realise I have been very lax about my security in not changing the locks of my new home.

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.

Discovery’s new short-term insurance

Using Vitality as a model, Discovery is offering drivers rewards for improving driving performance. Who isn't in favour of fuel rewards these days?

Imported goods and insurance

If you have expensive imported goods and the rand weakens, how is your insurance affected?

Renovating your house? Beware underinsurance

An insurance policy shouldn't be calculated on what you paid to buy, but on what it would cost to build the property to the same standard.

Why under-insurance is a bad idea

You're free to choose your own property insurer -- but choose wisely, and never under-insure.

Household insurance and security

Insurers often require that you have certain security measures in place to protect your home and its contents.

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it