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Stress
December 22, 2014

Have a stress-free holiday season

A holiday means a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but almost everyone hopes for a break from the daily grind, and a time to relax and unwind. Switching off and getting into ‘bucket-and-spade’ mode can be easier said than done, especially when there are expenses, food and family thrown into the mix. One study suggested that holiday stress and over-indulgence over the festive season helps explain the soaring rate of heart attacks in December and January. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
November 19, 2014

The 3 P’s to avoid financial overindulgence during the festive season

The festive season is almost upon us and with it comes a few end-of-year indulgences. Just like a healthy lifestyle, everything needs to happen in moderation. If you overspend during the silly season, you could risk becoming over-indebted or struggling to get back into your monthly financial routine. Here are a few tips to help you avoid overindulgence during the holiday season. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
November 4, 2014

Is Your Family’s Lifestyle Covered?

Most South Africans have some form of funeral or life cover – which helps lessen the financial blow after a family member – especially a breadwinner – passes away. One of our customers recently shared his story with us. (more…)
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Cancer & lymphoma
September 22, 2014

Breast cancer: Are you covered?

While most women are aware that it is a potential risk, many do not know that breast cancer is the most common cancer amongst women. In fact, research has shown that as many as one in every 33 women will be diagnosed with the disease. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
January 24, 2014

Five easy ways to start saving money, today

Worryingly, around 30%* of South Africans say that they don’t save money each month because they simply don’t have any money left at the end of the month to put away. Does this sound like you? Then read on, because we’re going to share with you our tips on how you can start saving money right now, simply by making a few small lifestyle changes. Overcoming the initial hurdle to start saving is easier than you think! The discipline of saving starts with changing your attitude towards it. If you want to save successfully, you need to be serious about…
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