Podcasts

June 18, 2019

Why do insurers turn down claims? And what can you do about it?

Media coverage around disallowed claims by life insurers has tarnished the industry.
June 16, 2019

‘I got out of debt in 6 months’: This is how Samke took control of her life

In this week’s episode of the My Money My Lifestyle podcast, Money Makeover winner Samke chats to Maya Fisher-French and Mapalo Makhu about struggling with debt from her first paycheque and how she achieved her goal of being debt-free.
June 2, 2019

Jargon-busting life insurance – do we really need all this stuff?

Life insurance is the easy part – you die, you get paid, but what about all those other insurances that we are told we need, like income protection, disability lump sum insurance and critical illness? What do they mean and when do we need them?
May 26, 2019

Make sure your car insurance pays out + kickstart that emergency fund

Complaints about vehicle insurance are the most common grievances received by the ombuds for short-term insurance.
May 19, 2019

Have you been a victim of a loan scam? Here’s what to do next

It’s a vicious cycle – the economy weakens, people become more desperate to make ends meet, and the loan sharks circle.
May 5, 2019

Listen: Is now the time to invest in the market?

Maya and Mapalo discuss market predictions and also warn about why trying to time the market is the quickest way to lose money.
April 26, 2019

Listen: How to protect yourself from sexually transmitted debt

Why your marriage contract could see you responsible for your partner’s pre-marriage debt
April 21, 2019

Listen: Why it takes forever to reduce your home loan

Maya Fisher-French and Mapalo Makhu discuss why that extra R500 into your home loan makes such a big difference and why you should start saving for your kids’ education.
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June 23 2019