What does a waiting period mean on funeral cover?
A waiting period is a timeframe in which you must wait before you can claim or have an insurance benefit paid out, says MiWayLife.
Dec 7, 2020
Will you be able to afford your own funeral?
Some costs are inescapable when it comes to burying someone, even if you opt for a simple burial, says MiWayLife.
Dec 4, 2020
What happens to your life insurance during a divorce?
Keeping your life cover up to date ensures your beneficiaries are protected financially. A divorce means you will have to consider updating your life cover by removing your spouse.
Nov 17, 2020
Eight reasons why insurers could deny a life insurance claim
Know what kind of exclusions can cause your claim to be denied beforehand can make the claims process smoother, says MiWayLife.
Nov 10, 2020
Is your legacy protected?
Knowing there is a distinct difference between saving and investing can help you build and protect your legacy, but where do you start?
Sep 3, 2020
COVID-19: Could the old way of carrying out funerals be dead?
COVID-19 and the lockdown that came with it has changed the way we do funerals – maybe forever.
Aug 18, 2020
Ageing in the 21st century
Experts, statistics and trend analyses worldwide all agree: people are living longer everywhere, but (beyond a certain age) not better, says MiWayLife insurance.
Aug 13, 2020
Can you use life insurance to pay for a funeral?
It is possible to get a life insurance policy that comes with a built-in or accelerated funeral cover.
Aug 5, 2020
You never forget your first... heart attack
While South Africans go about their days dealing with the stresses of our 'new normal', over 350 fellow South Africans will have a heart attack or stroke today, says MiWayLife.
Jul 7, 2020
Past, present and future: all the ways COVID-19 has changed insurance
Life insurance has seen a surge in interest as people are faced with the importance and uncertainty of life and health, says MiWayLife.
Jun 30, 2020
Vaping, insurance and health: a hazy issue
Many South Africans are vaping away without adequate information about the dangers involved, says MiWayLife insurance.
May 5, 2020
Does your life insurance cover coronavirus death?
It is still possible to take out life cover, but you will be asked questions regarding your medical history, including recent medical events, to assess if you are a risk or not.
Apr 16, 2020
Meet the new market disruptor: COVID 19
The Coronavirus shows the vulnerability of areas of the financial services system to global-level threats, says MiWayLife.
Mar 11, 2020
Three things insurers will never tell you about life insurance
The Ombudsman for Long-term Insurers released its 2018 report detailing some of the least-understood sides to long-term insurance, says Craig Baker, CEO of MiWayLife.
Sep 27, 2019
Beneficiaries, bullets and R17 billion in unpaid claims
Insurance is all about risk and protecting against the risk of uncertain events, and non-disclosure is taken very seriously, says Craig Baker, CEO of MiWayLife.
Sep 11, 2019
Fraudulent insurance claims on the rise
Slow economic growth, along with macroeconomic uncertainty, have resulted in a marked increase in the amount of insurance fraud being committed in SA.
Jan 25, 2019