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What to do if your car breaks down on the highway

Breaking down in the middle of a busy highway is not an experience that anyone wants to go through. As much as we hope it won't happen, there is always a chance that you might break down. Follow these steps if you ever find yourself in this unfortunate position: At the first sign of car trouble, remain calm and carefully make your way towards the emergency lane. If you need to change lanes, watch your mirrors and the traffic around you closely. If the road does not have an emergency lane, safe

Tips to burglar-proof your home

Unfortunately, crime and house burglaries are a reality in South Africa. Safety experts agree that the best way to deal with crime in the home is to take every step possible to prevent it from happening to you. Every person should know - at the very least - these basic yet important home security tips that will keep you, your family, and your home more safe and secure. Read through the tips and advice on how to deter criminals from breaking into your home. Burglars will most likely approach fro

Strong growth and profit for MiWay

MiWay celebrated its 8th birthday in February 2016 on the back of its best-ever results for the 2015 financial year, with premium growth of 19% and a profit contribution of R219 million to the holding company Santam in its Personal Lines business. An investment of R56 million in two new initiatives - Business Insurance and Direct Brokers - reduced profit for the MiWay group to R163 million. René Otto, CEO of MiWay, said he is very happy with the performance of the business. "We've built

5 tips for driving through flooded areas

The wet weather we are experiencing in Gauteng, most of Mpumalanga, southern Limpopo, north-eastern North West, and the north-western part of KwaZulu-Natal will reportedly continue all the way through the weekend. With heavy rain comes the possibility of floods - as many of us may have already experienced on the way to work this morning. Flooding can occur within minutes or hours of a severe rainstorm. When driving through flooded areas, stay safe with these 5 tips: BE AWARE. If you live in l

The ultimate home maintenance checklist

Whether it's doing small touch-ups around the house or major renovations, regular inspections (coupled with maintenance) is the best way to protect your home. This will not only save you time and money in the long-run, but will also limit you from possible insurance claims, and the associated cost of paying the excess or having your claim rejected. Here's a checklist of the things you should do at least once a year: Get a home insurance quote from MiWay today!

Here's how to dial down your debt

Between the rapidly sliding Rand, widespread water shortages and a significant interest rate hike, South Africans have had a tough year on the financial front. With the cost of living rising far more rapidly than salaries, debt has become a significant burden for local consumers, with studies suggesting that up to 75% of all monthly income is currently owed to creditors. As a result, many of us have been forced to revisit our financial goals for 2016, foregoing those overseas holidays or kitche

We salute our MiWay Service Heroes...

We salute our MiWay Service Heroes... In October 2015, Mr Dreyer who had been a loyal MiWay client for eight years, called MiWay to cancel his insurance policy because he had lost his job. Mr Dreyer had been diagnosed with throat cancer and as a result, was medically boarded from his place of work. About a year before this, he lost his wife to breast cancer. Mr Dreyer was assisted by Tumi Selau at MiWay's Retentions department. He told Tumi that he wanted to cancel his policy - he only had a

How hard can it be? DIY projects you should avoid

There are some home projects that you can do yourself, and some that are best left to a professional - no matter how many YouTube tutorials you've watched! Attempting certain repairs can not only be dangerous, but you could make the problem much worse - costing you more money and time to fix. Here's a list of five repair projects you should never do yourself. Plumbing RepairsMost DIY enthusiasts can handle small jobs such as replacing taps, changing showerheads, and hooking up the washing ma

3 common bicycle insurance myths debunked

Are you an amateur cyclist who thinks you don't need bicycle insurance? Read on as we debunk some of the most common myths about bicycle insurance. Myth #1: My household contents insurance will cover my bike Yes, this is true - however, any item that is covered under household contents insurance is only covered if the loss or damage happens on your property. The same also goes for any additional cycling equipment and accessories. Myth #2: Only professional cyclists need insurance Sure,

MiWay sponsors 40th Wally Hayward Marathon

2016 is shaping up to be a big year, MiWay Insurance and MiWayLife announce their second sponsorship deal this year with the Wally Hayward. MiWay has been announced as the title sponsor of the 40th Wally Hayward Marathon, taking place at Hoërskool Zwartkop in Centurion on 2 May 2016. Earlier this year, MiWay and MiWayLife announced their three year partnership with B-Active Sports, organisers of the ULTRA Triathlon Series, which kicks off on 6 March in KZN. Head of Marketing and Brand at M

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