Financial Planning

South Africans aren’t as bad at saving as we think – but we need help

By: Momentum Multiply Understanding the connection between financial literacy and saving habits  There is a myth among South Africans that this country’s households have a poor savings culture. Momentum economist and researcher, Johann Van Tonder,…

Where does Income Protection fit into a client’s portfolio

In this podcast COVER’s Tony Van Niekerk chats with Schalk Malan, CEO of Brightrock about Income protection cover. Schalk gives his insights on Income Protection Insurance, where it fits into
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Medical Malpractice and Culpable homicide - The cost of a mistake

Opinion by: Samantha Varela, Senior Legal Risk Advisor of Professional Risks at Aon South Africa First do no harm – Primum non nocere There is overwhelming pride and joy in graduating with a medical degree after years…

Africa Re to Disburse US$ 3.3 million for the Fight Against Covid-19 in Africa

By: Africa Re The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re), the premier reinsurance group in Africa, has announced the disbursement of the sum of US$ 3.3 million to assist stakeholders in the ongoing fight against the Covid-19…

Africa cannot afford an extended hard lockdown in the COVID-19 crisis

As with most parts of the world, what started out as a health crisis has also turned into a humanitarian and economic crisis. While Covid-19 infections rates have been relatively low on the
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Be part of the accelerated digital transformation of our industry

The global financial crisis of 2008 led to a complete transformation of processes, operating and payment systems. Years later, we are witnessing COVID-19 bringing more change to the insurance industry. This time, the industry will…