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…
Financial Planning

Keep saving and investing

Saving in the current climate is the smartest move you’ll ever make … In October 2008 the global economy crashed. The world watched as large banks and insurance companies struggled to keep afloat. In the…
Financial Planning

Prepare for the unexpected

I’d be preaching to the converted if I said that protecting your income is one of the wisest investment choices you make. The ability to earn an income is unquestionably your greatest asset. For far…