Tips to survive the New Year on a shoestring

December often hits us smack in the eye – holidays, Christmas, insurances, medical aid updates, etc. And while bonuses may or may not be coming in, the possibility of finding yourself a wee bit short as January rolls around, is not uncommon.

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short-term insurance

Your money or your life? How to choose short-term insurance providers

Every life is worth taking care of. We should make every effort to bolster our protection against the unexpected through insurance. Unpredictable financial markets, natural disasters, and the irresponsible acts of others can, at any time, put us in harm’s way. So, it’s important to ensure your critical assets such as car, house and contents, and health, are covered for all eventualities at all times. Spending on short-term insurance can…

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How to Survive Being Human

Life isn’t easy. Or if it was, a number of businesses would go bust. Imagine living without a locksmith (worse than losing your dentist). Or a good car mechanic (those brakes can be fatal). Or your cell phone to tell you what the weather’s doing so you don’t have to look out the window. Or the plumber who knows enough about your nervous system to charge you more than your…

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The Sobering Question: will your insurance pay out for drunk driving?

An accident is one thing. An accident coupled with driving under the influence is another. There is currently fair debate on whether you should be covered for both car and personal damage under these circumstances. Some insurers see it as recompense for breaking the law – not to mention harming other innocent people – and therefore insurance should be excluded under these circumstances.

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