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Adding stuff to your policy: easy as 1,2,3

Whether through buying, spring cleaning your home and discovering hidden valuables or checking your insurance to see what's what - there is bound to be something that you realise needs to be added to your insurance policy - like, yesterday! Adding things - home contents or movables - doesn't have to be a long dragged-out process… As part of giving you good service, MiWay has made things a little easier for you - you can add the newly acquired or recently (re)discovered items to your insu

Coworking spaces: 3 things to look out for

South Africa's small business sector continues to grow, with SMMEs now accounting for over 36% of the country's GDP. Many of these entrepreneurs are, however, unable to sustain their business operations due to limited support and countless administrative hassles. These business owners also suffer as a result of reduced opportunities for collaboration and networking, with many working from home or out of small offices that leave them with little exposure to other like-minded business owners. Ho

4 steps to smarter saving

The increase in VAT that has come upon us as South Africans means that the cost of living will go up more than the usual expected yearly increase. Tightening your financial belt doesn't only mean sacrificing your daily expenditure - your savings may just feel it too. Consider these tips to help you dial down your debt and start putting away real money for a rainy day: Bank at least 20%. Ideally, at least 20% of your income should go towards savings. This may sound like a lot at one go, however

6 ways to win at long-distance drives

With the long weekend right at our doorsteps, most of us are either finishing off our packing or gearing up to hit the road for a well-deserved break. If you are going to be on the road this long weekend for a long distance trip, there are certain safety measures and precautions to take into account to ensure that you arrive at your destination safely - and have fun along the way. Long distances trips may sound daunting, but with the right prep and your loved ones coming along for the ride, it

Don't let an emergency steal your holiday joy this Easter break

Did someone say long weekend? The Easter holidays are upon us, which means Easter egg hunts, family time and some long distance driving could be on the cards for many of us. With all the traveling and festivities during the holiday time, the last thing you need is an emergency that will not only change your plans but also set you back financially. This Easter, we're helping you get more than road-trip ready - we're gearing you up to enjoy a pleasant break, even despite possible emergencies. Her

4 (comforting) facts about air bags

When it comes to your safety, and that of your loved ones, there should never be any compromise. Reliable car insurance, seatbelts that are in working order and functioning airbags are some of the no-compromise areas in a car Since they were first installed in vehicles back in the 1970s, airbags have become a compulsory safety feature for all motor cars, saving the lives of countless drivers all over the globe. We've taken the time to put together 4 quick facts about airbags: What's popping? A

3 mistakes that could ruin your business

Very often we hear that "mistakes are inevitable" and that the lack thereof means we're not trying hard enough. Starting a business is often the realisation of a dream (that doesn't come without its own fears) and if you don't take your brilliant idea and turn it into a thriving business, someone else might… Unfortunately, the fear of not succeeding is human - and, somehow, we still need to face the music and get on with business. We have done some research to give you the edge and to

4 opportunities SMEs should look into this year

SMEs are the backbone of our country, and the R2.1 billion that has been allocated towards the funding of small businesses in the 2018 budget speech is testimony to this. Economic downgrades, VAT increases and general uncertainty about the future can, however, cast a shadow over the positive outlook this investment predicts. It's not all doom and gloom though; we have put together 4 opportunities that small businesses may like to look into this year: Give your business airtime. Creating aware

Ways to keep your information accessible for emergency situations

Over the last few weeks, we've shared various tips relating to an accident scene. To end off this series, courtesy of Arrive Alive, we have tips on how to make your medical and other personal information easily accessible in the event of an accident where you are unable to give it yourself for any reason - or any other medical emergency. There are different ways to make your information easily accessible in times of emergencies - here are some options to start you off: Keep all your important

5 ways to handle water rationing: business and home

With water restrictions now a reality in many areas, we have seen many questions from the public as to how to best protect their homes and businesses, should the water supply be interrupted. Unfortunately, in terms of insurance, drought, water rationing and the withholding of water by the authorities are not insurable risks or perils and therefore may not be covered by your insurance policy. Where you may be covered, is in the event of a secondary impact (for example, in the case of fire or flo

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