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Roles you didn't expect to take on as a landlord

With the rising price of property and the ever-increasing demand for space in South Africa's major cities, the prospect of becoming a landlord can be a financially enticing one - especially considering the comfort of an additional income or a property investment paying itself off from the monthly rent. Now that's a benefit everyone would love to enjoy! But while it might offer up its share of financial rewards, the term 'passive income' is perhaps a somewhat ambitious way to describe this respo

Theft at a car wash: it's a real thing

Car theft comes as no surprise to South Africans; it's one of the reasons we have car insurance. You're probably aware of hijacking and remote jamming, but have you heard of theft from a car wash? Over the last year, theft at a car wash has become an increasingly popular trend. Capitalising on unattended vehicles whose drivers have leave their cars at the washbay while they attend to other errands, criminals falsely identify themselves as the owner of the vehicle - and drive off in plain sigh

Rev up at TruckX and FleetX!

Action packed and adrenalin filled, this year's TruckX and FleetX event is being held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 12-13 July. With a wealth of information, insights and excitement for transport operators, fleet managers, logistics providers and anyone with an interest in efficient mobility, the two-day event promises action and adrenalin with a high-octane line up both on and off the circuit. Day One will focus on heavy commercial transport (TruckX), while Day Two will be dedicated

Don't buy a second-hand car seat without reading these guidelines!

Since 1 May 2015, South African law states that all children under three-years-old need to be strapped into a car seat when travelling in a car. However, the choice of car seats on the market can be overwhelming - never mind expensive! You may decide that going the second-hand route is the better choice for you (and your wallet). But how safe is it to buy a second-hand car seat? Buying a second-hand car seat isn't as straightforward as buying a new car seat, but if you do your research, ask the

8 ways to earn cash rewards online

With the cost of living constantly on the rise, it's no surprise that individuals are on the lookout for ways to make extra cash to supplement their income. The great thing is that, with every potential issue there is a possible solution - especially if you prefer doing things online. These days, you don't have to break much of a sweat to get something. If you are one of those tech savvy individuals who enjoy the pleasure of convenience in doing things online, then why not earn a little somethi

6 ways to shop conveniently and safely online

With convenience being sought after in this digital age, online shopping is at the top of the list for savvy individuals. Let's face it, not only is it convenient, the bargains are attractive too. Online shopping makes life simpler for many individuals by saving you time and trips to the store, you get to skip the queue and have the items delivered to you - almost anywhere! However, even with its great convenience, it comes with dangers of its own. While we encourage convenience and the freedom

Does your driver have the right licence?

Many South Africans see transport as a viable sector in which to start a small business. Think of the numerous Ubers, taxis, bakkies and trucks that you drive past every day. However, one of the basic conditions of any vehicle insurance policy is that the driver has the relevant qualification. If your business involves the transportation of people, ordinary goods or dangerous goods on public roads, it is critical that your driver(s) have a Professional Driver's Permit. What happens if the drive

Tread carefully: Tyre safety maintenance tips

As a motorist, you face daily struggles as you journey off to your destination - reckless drivers, annoying traffic and widespread potholes are some of the most common ones. The last thing you want to be dealing with on your way to work or an important appointment is a burst or flat tyre - even more frustrating during the cold winter days. A worn or flat tyre not only causes unnecessary delays, but it can also be extremely dangerous, especially on busy roads or in extreme weather conditions, wh

Anti-hijack safety tips

We've all heard a hijack story at one point or another in our lives - whether on the news or a little closer to home. Just a mere thought of being in a hijack situation is enough to send shivers down anyone's spine. While many of us would like to believe that we live in a secure neighbourhood, and that the chances of being a hijack victim are slim, truth is - danger is lurking everywhere, even in your own driveway! We've put together these tips to help you avoid being a hijack victim and what t

Stay safe when arriving home after dark

Your home is meant to be your safe haven, your escape from the world around you. The last thing you expect to deal with after a long day is a chancer in your driveway. Unfortunately, with the alarming crime rate, not even your own driveway is safe to idle in. It is of utmost importance to be vigilant at all times and be aware of your surroundings - even in your private space. Here are some tips to help you remain alert and hopefully avoid being a victim in your own driveway: When approaching y

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