Short-term insurance

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…

What is a financial needs analysis?

A financial needs analysis is carried out by a qualified financial planner to ascertain the current state of your finances and your financial needs. It is not an invasion of your privacy but ensures that you are not sold any particular financial product without an overall assessment of your finances. For example, 20 years ago,…