‘Insurance’ is a word usually avoided in conversation and generally considered a grudge purchase. Alexander Forbes Life Head of Actuarial and Specialist Services Joretha Bothma says the vast difference in the ratio of South Africans with life cover and those with short-term vehicle insurance ... Read More »
Most economists are predicting another tough year for South African consumers with economic growth likely to be slow, household costs such as food, power, education and healthcare on the rise, and possible tax increases on the horizon. All too many South Africans are neglecting to purchase life insurance ... Read More »
We’ve barely recovered from hairy, prickly upper-lipped men showing their support for Movember (some Mo’s regrettably persisted well into the new year), only to find that a few thousand men will be running the streets of Jozi, the Mother City, Durbs and Mbombela in the Hollard Daredevil ... Read More »
An insurance company’s retained share of insurance business, or a class of insurance business, written by it after taking into account the effect of reinsurance ceded. Also known as retention or net line.