life insurance

 
Insurance payments demand clients’ honesty
Insurance payments demand clients’ honesty
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Momentum changes tune: Pays out death benefit to widow
Momentum changes tune: Pays out death benefit to widow
After strong public backlash, insurance provider Momentum announced on Tuesday afternoon that it would pay out the death benefit to Natalie Ganas,...
Transnet (and death) cheat aged pensioners out of dignified lives
Transnet (and death) cheat aged pensioners out of dignified lives
The words “certificate for long service” and the number 42 are embossed in gold on the otherwise white document Kgaba-tsetse John Mofokeng holds...
Strong profitability for South African life insurers
Strong profitability for South African life insurers
Fitch Ratings says in a new report that most South African life insurers are expected to report improved net profits in 2013, driven in part by...
People with HIV pay more for life insurance – if they can get it
People with HIV pay more for life insurance – if they can get it
Their life expectancy is almost as high as those who are HIV free, yet they pay much more....
People with HIV pay more for life insurance – if they can get it
People with HIV pay more for life insurance – if they can get it
Social justice organisation Section27 has been inundated with complaints about life insurance companies refusing to provide cover for people...
Life insurance vs savings
Life insurance vs savings
Paul asks: The vexing question of whether it is worth taking out life insurance or investing the same amount of money into...
How to avoid the pain of a frozen bank account
How to avoid the pain of a frozen bank account
When someone in the family dies, bank accounts belonging to the deceased are frozen until the financial affairs of the estate are settled. For the...
1Lifedirect lets you buy life insurance on your cellphone
1Lifedirect lets you buy life insurance on your cellphone
It may seem strange to buy life insurance on your cellphone, but this is precisely what you can do with 1Lifedirect, which is offering whole life...
Baffled by life-insurance terminology? You're not alone
Baffled by life-insurance terminology? You're not alone
If the terminology in your long-term life insurance policy leaves you feeling less rather than more enlightened, the Association for Savings and...
Life happens, which is why you need insurance
Life happens, which is why you need insurance
In a media interview this weekend, Joost van der Westhuizen said that once he was diagnosed with a degenerative form of motor neurone disease, the...
Why you shouldn't skimp on insurance
Why you shouldn't skimp on insurance
A recent study conducted on behalf of the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa found that South Africa's income earners are...

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