This is a link to a USA website focused on consumer protection and apart from providing valuable insight into consumer issues in the United States, it also provides a facility to find a Lawyer or law firm specializing in consumer protection laws. Cases including identity theft, deceptive insurance practices, ... More Details »
The National Consumer Forum (NCF) is an individual membership, non-profit and autonomous organization that is dedicated to the protection and promotion of consumer rights and interests in South Africa.
The NCF aims to:
Monitor and raise vital consumer issues
Focus on the consumption of ... More Details »
A united responsible voice, the South African National Consumer Union is a voluntary autonomous body that today represents millions of consumers. Its membership extends from the vitally important grass-roots support of leading women's organisations such as the various Women's Agricultural Unions, ... More Details »
The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) is the representative body of the short-term insurance industry. It represents the industry to all relevant stakeholders to ensure a sustainable and dynamic industry. SAIA has 59 members, comprising all categories of short-term insurers, including ... More Details »
Pooling assets with different inherent risk factors reduces diversifiable risk. Diversification refers not only to the pooling of different kings of assets (shares and bonds), but also to different assets of the same king, e. g. having ten different shares in the portfolio. Due to the small amount an investor has available for investment, he would not be able to invest in assets which require larger amounts unless he pools his investment and shares ...