Your loved ones, your income and your possessions are all worth working for, and so they're all worth protecting. Learn the ins and outs of long- and short-term insurance here.
The Vaccination Max PayBack Offer serves to encourage you, as a new Discovery Life client, to fully vaccinate yourself against the adverse health effects of COVID 19. By receiving a vaccination, you can earn yourself the maximum PayBack available on your plan on your first policy anniversary
Is it possible to get comprehensive life cover with a full range of offshore risk protection solutions and payouts in the world's most commonly used global currency, the US dollar?
Here's how you can create a financially protective plan in the event that your passing or an illness or disability impedes your ability to fund your child's education.
Through a global pandemic, we all instantly came face to face with our own mortality in a starkly new way. Many of us have not lived through such an impactful event before; and as we head into 2021, we can almost be sure that this new crisis is now very much entrenched in all of our lives.
It's a serious subject - but how many of us take it all that seriously? So, what is estate planning really all about and why should it matter in your life, perhaps even a lot sooner than you think it should?
Insurance cover acts as a protective umbrella for the rainy days; a safety net for fallouts when unexpected things happen. These events can happen while you're on holiday too. Here's how to stay as stress-free as possible this coming 'silly season' while basking under the glorious summer sun.
For all of us, 2020 has been quite a year - and it's not quite behind us yet. We had to stop in our tracks to implement the safety precautions necessary to see us through a major health crisis.
It was the year 2000 when minds came together to do something the life insurance industry had yet to consider. They had a particular vision - To create a life insurer with the purpose of providing the most comprehensive protection available, but also to incentivise people to proactively manage their own health in order to lead more prosperous lives.
As a business, Discovery Life continues to seek protective solutions for the unexpected risks people face, while also striving to enhance quality of life.
Could you cope financially if you or a member of your family were suddenly impacted by a disability? This is where a life insurance policy can help.
As a parent, encouraging children to have career goals and dreams in their lives is an important part of raising them. How can you ensure that their educational futures are protected?
Dr Freddie van der Colff, a Registrar in Ophthalmology at one of the largest hospitals in the country, realised he may have contracted COVID 19 at the beginning of June - a time when the Western Cape would begin to experience a surge in infections.
Dr Lee-Anne Coetzee learned of her diagnosis towards the end of April this year. As a medical doctor, it was through her line of work that she experienced the effects of COVID-19 first-hand.
It's fairly safe to say that there isn't a person on earth who is not affected by COVID-19 in some way or another. The pandemic has fundamentally altered the ways of the world. We chatted to Dr Maritha van der Walt; Discovery Life's Chief Medical Officer to get her clinical perspective on this incredible challenge we all face today.
Shared-value insurance. It's written in Discovery's DNA. We speak of its importance to our business often and strive to find ways to make it impactful to every client every day.
We delve into some of the reasons more South African women should consider taking out life insurance cover with comprehensive benefits that protect against risks most relevant to them.
A Discovery Life policyholder and Discovery Health Medical Scheme member found herself unexpectedly tested for COVID-19 in March this year. With virtually no signs of illness, her positive result came as a surprise.
During these times of uncertainty, health and wellbeing now has an added layer of meaning for us all. So, in what way can the life insurance industry better support this? Deputy CEO of Discovery Life, Gareth Friedlander shares with us how a new severe illness solution can.
You've taken risks to build your business and are driven by a vision to see it grow from strength to strength. Your business feels as though it's a part of you. So, how do you go about protecting it from life's curveballs? Discovery Life's Business Life Plan can help.
What if we told you that life insurance benefits could be customisable to better suit your long-term protection needs? With a Purple Life Plan from Discovery, even more protective cover using a full range of benefits can be - and well into your retirement years too.
Life insurance cover and stand-alone funeral plans are basically the same thing, right? Well, not exactly. Here, we break down some of the basic differences between the two.
Losing a family member is never easy. Along with coping with the loss, there are also many costs that make it feel more overwhelming. A funeral plan can help ease at least some of this financial stress. With Discovery Life Funeral Plans, you and your family members can each get cover of between R10 000 and R60 000 (children cover amounts may be smaller depending on their age). With many funeral cover options available, it's good to understand exactly what your cover includes and how long it is available.
Planning a funeral and adjusting to life when a loved one dies are some of the hardest things to face. While these costs differ for adults and children and can vary considering cultural and religious beliefs, it is estimated that funerals cost anything between R6 000 and R50 000. With a Discovery Life Funeral Plan, you'll have enough for these costs and additional financial support.
Medical aid cover is a safety net designed to protect you and your family. Few of us can afford to be without it, which is why you should be able to maintain your cover in the event of unforeseen events.
Welcome to the year 2020. You're hopefully exercising often, eating healthily and going for regular health checks - but have you updated your life plan? Now is the time to plan for your family's future and to make sure you're protected for the long run.
Medical research shows that mental health challenges are the biggest hurdle humankind will face this lifetime. It will take true resilience to survive it, says author and life coach, Gabi Lowe.
Darren Robertson thought he was too young to get cancer but his annual health checks showed stage 1 prostate cancer. But, early detection means better outcomes and his Discovery Life cover gave him and his family peace of mind.
A chance meeting in 1999 between former colleagues, Adrian Gore and Herschel Mayers sparked a vision for a new generation of life insurance - one which rewards you while you are still alive - and helps you to live longer.
Discovery Life member Duane van Zyl explains how his state-of-the-art leg prosthesis has helped him live life to the fullest after losing his left leg.
It's time to say goodbye to the gender insurance gap - men and women need life insurance equally, regardless of their roles in the household or society. Women's lives are valuable, and need to be protected.
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) provide employment to 60% of SA's labour force, but their rate of success is alarmingly low. Discovery Insure's new business insurance offering aims to address that.
Planning a funeral could see seen as a way to celebrate the life of the person who's passed on, but it can also add strain to an already emotional and stressful time. Here are some guidelines on what to do when a loved one passes.