Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist

Tourism and insurance industries head to court in heated battle over Covid-19 claims

News

The problem is the court date set down is September 1, and by then many guest houses, which still can’t open for ...

Outsurance stance on business interruption payouts puts other insurers to shame

Weeken Post

No-one saw it coming. As the hospitality industry reeled from the news that the business interruption policies — even ...

Risks of keeping store accounts open, rules to claim after laptop theft explained

Business

Find out in advance what boxes you will have to tick in order to have a successful insurance claim.

How to handle online returns, new airport rules & be aware of price hikes

News

In this new weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises ...

Is linking your car insurance premium to mileage becoming the new normal?

News

It was inevitable that the "drive less, pay less" car insurance model would be copied

INVESTIGATION | Did you think your insurance policies would cover Covid-19 income losses? ...

News

The Covid-19 pandemic has proved to be particularly financially disastrous for millions of South Africans in many ways. ...

Covid-19 lockdown raises gym fees conundrum

Weeken Post

I’d love to know what percentage of gym members seldom, if ever, use the memberships they are legally obliged to keep ...

Beware the credit shortfall policy on car loans, warns short-term insurance ombud

News

The large print giveth and the small print taketh away. That line, penned by musician Tom Waits more than four decades ...

Beware the credit shortfall policy on car loans, warns short-term insurance ombud

News

The large print giveth and the small print taketh away. That line, penned by musician Tom Waits more than four decades ...

That orange juice is probably not the Vitamin C punch you think it is

News

If you’re drinking commercially produced orange juice for its immune boosting Vitamin C and other health benefits, ...

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