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.
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.
“Money is king” is a saying that still rings true especially for small businesses. But having a lot of cash on your premises increases your risk of armed robberies and burglaries. There are however, a number of ways in which you can protect yourself.
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We live in interesting times. A time of invention where our homes are controlled by smart devices, cars drive themselves, and deliveries are done by drones. It makes you wonder: in a world where things go wrong, wouldn’t you rather be with the insurer that makes it right? If you are considering switching insurers, speak to your broker, get a quote now or call us on 061-292 8136.
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.
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.
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.