Critical Illness

Medical Aid vs Dread Disease Cover

If you are paying for both Medical Cover and Dread Disease Cover… you may ask yourself why? The cost of living keeps rising and in the year ahead we can expect more increases that will put pressure on our [...]

Medical Aid vs Dread Disease Cover 2017-01-23T21:58:59+00:00

Cancer claims reveal risk trends

Recent statistics made available by Liberty Life reveal that cancer is the leading cause of claims paid by the assurer in 2015. One in four claims paid by Liberty were for cancer, and the proportion of claims for cancer [...]

Cancer claims reveal risk trends 2016-05-30T08:30:22+00:00

5 MORE FACTS ABOUT HOSPITAL PLANS

As I wrote in a previous article, full medical cover has become an expensive purchase that few South Africans can afford. As we see a significant increase in the purchase of hospital plans, we are also seeing a decrease [...]

5 MORE FACTS ABOUT HOSPITAL PLANS 2015-04-06T08:00:10+00:00

5 FACTS ABOUT HOSPITAL PLANS

Full medical cover has become an expensive purchase that few South Africans can afford. This is the reason for the increased popularity of hospital plans that cover your medical bills if you are hospitalised. Having come from a generation [...]

5 FACTS ABOUT HOSPITAL PLANS 2015-03-23T12:32:14+00:00

PLAN FOR THE HIDDEN COSTS OF BREAST CANCER

Last year I shared an article on my blog that spoke to the stark reality of the tragic impact that cancer has had (and continues to have) on almost every family in South Africa. It’s very rare, in fact, [...]

PLAN FOR THE HIDDEN COSTS OF BREAST CANCER 2014-10-06T22:12:42+00:00

CRITICAL ILLNESS | ARE YOU SUFFICIENTLY COVERED?

Women submit more critical illness claims than men. RISKSA published an online article that shed some light on an area of financial planning that appears to be largely overlooked, or at least, underestimated.  A key consideration for every financial [...]

CRITICAL ILLNESS | ARE YOU SUFFICIENTLY COVERED? 2014-05-05T02:30:00+00:00