Welcome to our blog

Welcome to our blog

Award-winning entrepreneur Lindiwe Matlalis secrets to her success

Business advice

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Our latest TV ad: One-of-a-kind insurance for a one-of-a-kind country

Santam News

Our latest TV ad: One-of-a-kind insurance for a one-of-a-kind country

Our new TV ad takes a fly-on-the-wall look at foreigners from India to the UK, from the Netherlands to Japan, as they share anecdotes about South Africa with their friends. Take a look and tell us what you think.

Six tips to help you save responsibly without compromising on your cover

What we do

Six tips to help you save responsibly without compromising on your cover

For most of us, the past several months have been a real challenge, forcing individuals and businesses to look for ways to save money during a tough economic period.

Why you need building insurance and how to switch from your bank

Home advice

Why you need building insurance and how to switch from your bank

If you own a home with the help of a bond, then you are legally bound by the bank to have building insurance in place to protect their investment. But besides being able to pay back your bond should your home be destroyed in a fire, structural insurance also gives you the peace of mind that you will personally be adequately covered.

How to trade in your second-hand car and get the most cash for it

Car advice

How to trade in your second-hand car and get the most cash for it

Trading in a second-hand car at a dealership is convenient but may mean that you get less than you bargained for. We enlisted the help of a financial journalist to help you get the most from your trade-in.

Cyber crime is huge: how to protect your business

Intermediary advice

Cyber crime is huge: how to protect your business

Cyber criminals no longer only target large corporates. Big or small business, city or small town – no one is exempt from criminals trying to gain access to your money or personal information. South Africa has the third highest number of cyber crime victims worldwide, while cyber crime is now the fourth most reported economic crime in South Africa, according to the findings of PwC's 2016 Global Economic Crime Survey.

What to do in the event of an earthquake

Weather

What to do in the event of an earthquake

Earthquakes or tremors are not common in South Africa but the 5’5 magnitude earthquake in Orkney in August 2014 highlighted the importance and value of ensuring your own safety and the safety of those you love. Santam’s experts recommend the following guidelines in the event of an earthquake, severe tremor, no matter where you are.

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