Financial Planning

Breast cancer in women

On the whole women, even well-educated women, are notoriously poor purchasers of insurance – whether that is for life policies including dread disease, health, or even in terms of investments and retirement annuities. Considering that…
Financial Planning

Dread disease and breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and its incidence is increasing in most countries. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in South Africa, with one in 27 South…
Financial Planning

Breast cancer rise alarming

As part of its reporting on breast cancer insurance, COVER has included this article by Dr Jenny Edge, Cape Town Surgeon and Breast Cancer Specialist. We trust it will useful be for insurers, brokers and…
Financial Planning

Faith over Evidence: The Madoff scandal

So-called ‘Hedge fund failures’ usually generate a great deal of press coverage. The Madoff case in the US late in 2008 was no exception. Bernard Madoff had an impeccable reputation on Wall Street. His firm…