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July 3, 2019

A new crime trend is on the increase – Snatch & Grab

A snatch and grab crime occurs when a suspect approaches the victim and snatches an article of value from them. The suspect then makes a quick […]
July 3, 2019

Enhancing returns with appropriate tax planning

The last few years have been very difficult for South African investors with relatively poor market returns while the associated costs and taxes remain at high […]
July 3, 2019

How to achieve a financially healthy retirement

Looking at saving for our retirement is something we tend to put off until “tomorrow”. Often when tomorrow comes we find we do not have nearly […]
June 6, 2019

Have a dream in mind… start saving today and make it a reality

There are many reasons for people to save. These include wanting to purchase a holiday home or an investment property, travelling the world in retirement and […]
June 6, 2019

Easy steps to keep healthy this winter

In winter the days get shorter and as the temperature starts to drop there is a greater tendency to stay indoors where it is warm, be […]
May 2, 2019

Statistics and facts on death, disability and a critical illness claims

It is important to know your life insurance requirements and also to review these needs annually or when there has been a life-changing event. Life insurance […]
May 2, 2019

Travel Insurance

An overseas trip is an exciting time for many people. The tickets are booked and the bags are packed and we await the departure date with […]
May 2, 2019

Are you making the most of your Discovery Vitality cash back?

If you are a Vitality member you can get up to 25% cash back on healthy food from Pick n Pay or Woolworths, thousands of items […]
April 8, 2019

Review your budget and bump up your savings where possible

Budgeting is a vitally important tool in managing one’s finances. It enables you to balance your spending with your income and if followed through it can […]
April 8, 2019

Company disability cover: Am I over-insured for disability?

Do you know that there is a limit to how much you can receive under disability policies? As a rule, one cannot expect to receive more […]
April 8, 2019

Smash – and – grab

Currently smash – and – grab is a phrase most motorist know and unfortunately many have experienced personally.  A smash and grab incident can turn a […]
March 6, 2019

Stay focused on the long term during market turmoil

Investors have endured a rollercoaster ride over the last few years, with an even higher level of turmoil, volatility and some negative returns during 2018. This […]
March 6, 2019

Income protection

This is often a part of risk management that is overlooked, or at least, too little attention is paid to this part of the planning. When […]
March 6, 2019

Load shedding tips

As most South Africans should be aware there are two common risks associated with load shedding, namely damage to household appliances and the risk of security […]
February 7, 2019

It’s never too early to start saving for retirement

The idea of retirement is a distant thought for most people especially those in their 20s and therefore saving for it is typically not at the […]
February 7, 2019

Cover for medical emergencies when travelling or living abroad

Being a member of a medical scheme comes with additional benefits when travelling out of South Africa. The process is simple, let FPM know when, where […]
January 10, 2019

Riot damage – Past and present

During the 70’s/80’s and early 90’s the bulk of riot damage claims paid out by the South African Special Risks Insurance Association arose out of politically […]
January 10, 2019

Why save in a tax-free savings account?

With the benefit of time and compound interest, your money can grow faster in a tax-free savings account compared to a regular savings account because you […]
January 10, 2019

Welcome to 2019

After the rollercoaster that was 2018, welcome to 2019! Already we know that the New Year will be filled with never-ending news flow that will affect […]
January 10, 2019

Do I need GAP cover to go with my medical aid?

We often find clients contacting us asking to take out GAP cover because of advertising or because they have heard from a friend or colleague that […]
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