Winter Woes: How different Seasons Affect Insurance Claims

Dangerous stats beg for higher protection An inescapable fact is that disasters caused by adverse weather conditions have risen six-fold in the last 70 years. This estimate is based on findings by ClimateWise, a conglomerate of some of the world’s largest companies. Equally unavoidable is that increasingly severe weather patterns influence insurance claims. Insurers conduct intensive research into the effects of global warming and insurance premiums must go up to…

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Life Happens: When to Review your Financial Plan

To be absolutely clear: ‘life happens’ could signify that one or all of the following have happened: You have decided to get married You are expecting a child You have been offered a new job or a promotion You have just bought a considerably bigger house You have temporarily resigned to further your studies Your profession and pay has changed for the better A change of government has significantly impacted…

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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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