Compare car insurance quotes instantly (2021)

Ruben Onsu

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What you pay for car insurance depends on things like your age and location, and prices can vary drastically between providers. That’s why it’s important to compare car insurance rates from multiple companies each time you shop.

In fact, it’s a good idea to compare car insurance quotes from different insurers every time your policy is up for renewal to make sure

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Benefits of having a group health insurance from your employer

Ruben Onsu

Gone are the days when employees would only appreciate the figure on their paycheck. Today, they look for meaningful compensations too. One such example is group health insurance, which has gained precedence due to the pandemic. Considering this, employees expect a hands-on, comprehensive policy to cover their medical needs.

“Group health insurance is not just beneficial for employees but even for the employer. Healthier employees make a more productive workforce. Especially, in the event when a family member is hospitalized, employees are under a lot of stress. Health insurance at least takes care of financial stress the employee might be

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Vehicle insurance firms fined for allegedly fixing car repair prices

Ruben Onsu

The Namibian Competition Commission has fined insurance firms, Santam Namibia and Hollard Insurance Company of Namibia, N$20.5 million for alleged “unintentional” price fixing, related to vehicle repair work, in a settlement agreement.

The settlement agreement still needs to be made an order of the court before the fines will be paid over to the commission. 

The commission said in a statement that it had concluded the settlement agreements with the firms in respect of an investigation relating to alleged price fixing in contravention of the Competition Act, Act 2 of 2003.

The settlement agreements are the culmination of an investigation

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2021 car insurance discounts guide

Ruben Onsu

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Top insurers offer dozens of car insurance discounts, and it’s likely that you qualify for at least a few from each company. Taking advantage of these money-saving opportunities can be the difference between cheap car insurance and premiums that are too expensive.

By providing complete information when you get a quote, discounts you’re eligible for will usually be applied automatically. These can

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Federal Court rules insurance companies must behave decently. That’s a big deal

Ruben Onsu

It almost reads like a John Grisham novel.

Self-employed woman contracts cancer. Claims under her income-protection insurance policy. Insurer cancels the policy after investigation reveals omission of unrelated health condition (depression) on her original application. She is accused of acting in bad faith and threatened with having to repay the money (A$24,000) already received. Her story comes to national attention. A dramatic court battle ensues. Justice is finally served.

Last week just such a narrative concluded in the Federal Court, when chief justice James Allsop found TAL Life, one of Australia’s biggest life insurers, had breached its duty to act

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insurance tips for second-hand cars

Ruben Onsu

By Opinion Mar 15, 2021

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By Bertus Visser

In recent months, second-hand car purchases have accelerated as the economic impact of Covid-19 and lockdowns have been felt and travel needs have changed. For some, second-hand cars are an attractive option. You may want to cut down on lifestyle costs by downsizing to a more affordable, second-hand car.

Perhaps you’ve had to give up a company car, or maybe you want to avoid running a more expensive vehicle than needed, now that working from home is an option. Using public transport

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