Cover your back-to-varsity blues

University students head back to campus this month but before you, as a parent, breathe a collective sigh of relief, you need to ensure that your children’s valuables have been properly insured.  Attie Blaauw, head of personal lines underwriting at Santam notes that no matter how comprehensively your house contents is covered, electronic equipment or…

Consumers under pressure

Although budgets continue to be tight for South Africans, the majority of consumers appear to be attempting to take their debt in hand, with a slight improvement in credit health. According to the latest TransUnion SA Consumer Credit Index (CCI) for the third quarter of this year, the repayment behavior of consumers improved to some…