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When was the last time you checked your car's brakes?

The festive season is fast approaching and the roads will soon be busy with people traveling to holiday destinations. With thousands of South Africans losing their lives in car accidents every year, it's best that you do your part to ensure your vehicle is roadworthy. One of the main causes of road accidents in South Africa is faulty car brakes. You never know when you will have to slam your foot down on your brakes to save your life or the life of another person; that's why it's best to have th

Buying a new car? 8 ways to attract a lower insurance premium

Whether you are considering buying a new or used car, a great deal of thought and research goes into the process, before making the final decision. This comes as no surprise as there are many costs that come with owning a vehicle. These include monthly instalments, maintenance, petrol and insurance. One way to reduce your monthly costs is by choosing a car that will attract a lower premium from your insurance company. Keep reading to find out which factors will influence your car insurance premi

Child safety first. Buckle Up!

Car accidents are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 14 and under. When installed and used correctly, child safety seats and safety belts can prevent injuries and save lives. Unrestrained children are more likely to be injured, suffer severe injuries and die in car crashes than children who are restrained. Kids who are 12 years and under should always be properly restrained in a back seat of the car. The back seat is generally the safest place for a child

Honesty is the best policy

It's a common misconception that insurance companies are looking for excuses not to pay out your claim. The truth is that insurers want to pay for each and every VALID claim. The last thing any good insurer wants to do is to upset a loyal customer. Just like any good relationship that is built on trust, it is important that both parties are honest and upfront at all times. Full disclosure (the whole truth and nothing but the truth) The most probable cause of dispute between insurers and consumer

How to avoid under insuring your household contents

Home maybe where the heart is, but it is also where you keep your belongings and some of your prized possessions. It is for reason that you should choose the right household contents insurance. Doing this will give you the peace of mind of knowing that you can replace your goods in the event that your stuff is stolen or damaged. Household contents insurance covers the cost of replacing or repairing damaged household items such as furniture, appliances and jewellery. It is always advisable to ins

The highs and lows of a cheaper car insurance premium

With the rising costs of living that are made worse by petrol hikes, you might be looking for ways to lower your insurance premium. Before you change your policy or opt for a cheaper insurance premium it is important to know what the implications are and what you are covered for. Pricing When choosing an insurance option take care to compare apples with apples. Too often, consumers choose a cheaper premium not fully aware what it means for them or not understanding what a reduced cover implies.

Wowed by the wind, blown away by the track

Kicking off the 2013 MiWay Big5 MTB Series, the first race at the Mtunzini Country Club was an interesting start to the series. Although the KZN north coast showered the race with its worst weather experience in 16 years; it seemed nothing could dampen the turn out. "We were very happy with the 800+ turn-out for the race this year, especially for the 10km Challenge, which was in its inaugural year as part of the overall Series Challenge," said Shane Webster of Big 5 Marketing. "The 10km Challeng

Insurance for the uninsured

MiWay launches car insurance that's affordable to everyone Leading insurance provider MiWay has launched a revolutionary new product that makes car insurance so affordable even previously uninsured cars can now be covered. "Historically more than half the privately owned cars on the road have been uninsured, resulting in financial hardship to families that are already strapped for cash when calamity strikes," says René Otto, MiWay CEO. "Statistics indicate that every year, one in four peo

Race ready – so much more than fighting fit

You've put in lots of time and energy. You've shown enormous discipline, waking early to put yourself through the necessary paces or perhaps even braved that windy hill at the end of a long day. Spinning, and group or endurance races have become the norm and you've sweated - lots! You're fit. You're race ready. Right? Without taking anything away from your effort and training, there is perhaps more to being race ready than meets the eye! Whether you're taking part in your first 94.7 Cycle Challe

How does your insurer measure up?

When it comes to car and household insurance, excellent service delivery and affordable premiums are important factors to consider. However, how your insurer of choice responds when you need to claim can be more difficult to ascertain upfront, but is just as crucial to take into consideration. A good indication of an insurer's ability to act fairly and pay only valid claims is to see how they measure up according to the latest report by the Ombudsman for Short-term Insurance (OSTI).

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