Health

What are you paying for?

With the recent announcement of some higher-than-expected increases to medical cover products for 2017, many people are reconsidering their medical cover for the immediate future and re-assessing their financial plans to ensure that they are still working with the [...]

What are you paying for? 2016-10-24T21:49:23+00:00

Choosing your medical plan for cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in South Africa and may become even more prevalent – medical journal, Lancet, predicts a 78 percent spike in cancer cases by 2030. Despite the prevalence of the disease and [...]

Choosing your medical plan for cancer 2016-10-10T11:10:39+00:00

Don’t wait until your thirties – Medical for young adults

Just because you are young does not mean you are insusceptible to chronic conditions and dread diseases. Adding to this; accidents happen when you least expect them. There is a perception that if you are young, you don’t need [...]

Don’t wait until your thirties – Medical for young adults 2016-08-22T09:43:41+00:00

AVOID THE ‘NEW DIET’ APPROACH TO INVESTING

Saving is a tricky financial discipline to master. Most people agree that it’s wise to save, but are unsure as how best to do it. They try one way, take a break, then try another. It’s similar to the [...]

AVOID THE ‘NEW DIET’ APPROACH TO INVESTING 2015-04-13T08:46:37+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

STAY INFORMED. STAY HEALTHY.

One of the biggest drives around Breast Cancer Month is education and awareness. There are many programmes in place to provide extensive knowledge and encourage support for those who are looking for expert advice. The PinkDrive website is an [...]

STAY INFORMED. STAY HEALTHY. 2014-10-20T19:43:44+00:00

WHAT WILL IT REALLY COST ME?

The current SA stats for breast cancer reveal that one in thirty-six women has breast cancer. My blog last week spoke about the general costs and overall statistics of cancer, but today I’d like to get a little more [...]

WHAT WILL IT REALLY COST ME? 2014-10-13T12:30:05+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

E-CIGGIES… THEY COST MORE

A brief walk through any public space will reveal the presence of a new type of technology. It’s not a new phone or tablet, it’s a cigarette; an e-cigarette. I came across this article in an email that explains [...]

E-CIGGIES… THEY COST MORE 2014-09-15T15:07:12+00:00
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