Welcome to our blog

Welcome to our blog

Hidden costs of starting a new business

Business advice

Starting a business is probably one of the most exciting things you’ll do in your lifetime. The freedom of doing your own thing is priceless, yet many entrepreneurs cite cash flow troubles as one of their biggest challenges. We’ve put together a list of common burdens to watch out for as you budget for your new venture.


Consumers still choose Santam as the best South African short-term insurance company

Santam News

Consumers still choose Santam as the best South African short-term insurance company

Insurance companies promise a lot of things. That they’re faster and cheaper than the next guy. Or that they’ll always be there for you. At Santam, we’ve always said that we do insurance good and proper. Insurance with no ifs, no buts and no maybes. Insurance that looks for reasons to pay you, rather than reasons not to.

Is cheap insurance the right insurance for you?

What we do

Is cheap insurance the right insurance for you?

They say ‘you get what you pay for’ which is why when it comes to car and home insurance cheaper is not always better.

Insure your household contents properly

Home advice

Insure your household contents properly

Choosing the right insurance for your home and possessions is really important. How would you replace everything in your house if it was destroyed or stolen?

 6 tips to get the most for the car you're trading in

Car advice

6 tips to get the most for the car you're trading in

Got your eye on a next set of wheels? Then you’ve probably wondered what to do with your existing car. You could sell it privately or go for the quicker, more convenient option – trading it in at a dealership.

 Insurers and intermediaries: embracing change in a transforming industry

Intermediary advice

Insurers and intermediaries: embracing change in a transforming industry

Advancing technology, ever-changing customer buying patterns and regulatory changes. These are just a few factors that are majorly impacting on the short-term insurance sector, causing uncertainty for both insurers and intermediaries. However, it also provides great opportunities to evolve and seize new opportunities.

#BeSafe when driving in heavy rain

Weather

#BeSafe when driving in heavy rain

Thunder storms, hail, heavy rain and flooding are all part of the seasonal weather patterns in the summer rainfall areas of South Africa. But sudden and severe weather events present increased dangers and risks to motorists and pedestrians alike.

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