Hippo Found the Ultimate Bok Legend to Kick High Insurance Prices

In our constant quest to get every Bok-loving, braai-starting, loadshedding-defying South African to get the insurance they deserve, we got legendary Springbok Frans Steyn to team up with Hippo for our new campaign.



New Suggested Margins for the 2023/2024 Medical Aid Increases Just Announced!

The South African Council for Medical Schemes has just announced their suggested increase percentage margin (5% + utilisation) for the 2023/2024 medical aid scheme premium increases coming up. Let's find out what that means for you and if there's anything you can do to ease the impact of coming changes on your pocket.



MonthEnd Anthem: A Hippo.co.za Drop

Our brand-new track featuring Toss, Loufi, and Chad Jones, produced by Peach van Pletzen, sheds light on this relatable struggle and sets the stage for our MonthEnd Anthem. In this article, we'll dive into the details of our MonthEnd Anthem and how it can transform your month-end blues.



Look Beyond the Hype When Choosing Affordable Medical Aid

Hold on tight because we're about to spill an industry secret: you don't have to bankrupt yourself and join the best-selling Medical Aid provider to get great health cover – you don't want to miss out on finding the best benefits at the lowest price to perfectly suit your needs.



How do Medical Aid Co-payments Work?

Worried about how to cover the shortfall on Medical Aid co-payments? Use these helpful hacks and focus on healing your body rather than your bank balance.



How to Compare Medical Aid Plans in 2023

Choosing the right Medical Aid plan can be one of the most important decisions you make for yourself and your family. Here's how to do it wisely.



How Much Can a Car Warranty Save You?

Paying a monthly fee for an extended car warranty feels expensive until you have to pay out a lump sum for a major repair.



The Benefits of Having a Car Service Plan

Ah, the joys of car ownership: the wind in your hair, the open road, the gentle purr of the engine... until, of course, it all goes horribly wrong. A blinking light, a rattling sound that just won't go away and – bham! You're left with a hefty bill for repairs. And that, friends, is why you should always take out a Service Plan.



When to Get Life Insurance

Death, taxes and loadshedding are the three inevitabilities of (South African) life – and having life insurance can help your loved ones deal with all three, if you start early enough.



Smart Money-Saving Tips so You Can Pay Less on Medical Aid, Insurance and Loans

Are price hikes putting a dent in your bank balance? Here are some smart money-saving tips to fight the effects of inflation and keep your budget in the black.



The most fuel-efficient cars in South Africa in 2023

From budget-friendly city runabouts to family-focused, school-run and pavement-hopping SUVs, there are many car brands that offer buyers value for money and lower-than-average fuel consumption. Let's take a look at the most fuel-efficient cars South Africa has to offer.



Does Medical Aid in SA Cover Psychologists’ Services

Are visits to a psychologist covered if you're on a Medical Aid? And which mental health services are available if you're not? Here's everything you need to know.



Laser Eye Surgery: Will your Medical Aid Cover it?

Yes, some Medical Aids in South Africa will cover a portion of the costs of refractive-correcting laser eye surgery in certain cases. So, who covers what and how can you make that work for you?



Does Medical Aid Cover Braces?

Many parents of teens or tweens know the true price of crooked teeth. But before you 'brace' yourself to break the bank, let's take a look at which orthodontic treatments your Medical Aid plan covers.



How to save hundreds of rands in just one day

They say what goes up must come down, but interest rates and inflation seem to be headed in one direction – up. If you, like millions of other South Africans, are battling to breach the gap as your wallet comes under strain, then an annual review of your costs is the way to go.



The ruling that puts YOU back in the driver’s seat

At last, the Right2Repair guidelines put you in the driver's seat when it comes to choosing who services your car, and how much you're willing to pay for it – because why should car manufacturers be making decisions for you?



Is your side hustle insured?

You take your side hustle seriously — so make sure you're insurance-legit!



Which cars are hijacked or stolen the most in South Africa?

Is your car on the shopping list of South Africa's brazen car thieves? Compare the list of the most commonly stolen cars with the bestselling cars and you'll notice that this country's thieves seem to favour the same vehicles as most of the honest population. Let's look at the most frequently stolen or hijacked vehicles in SA and how these numbers might affect you as an owner.



What It Costs to Insure SA’s Bestselling Cars

When planning for your next vehicle purchase, it’s important to consider how much money you’ll need to set aside each month for insurance. Let’s take a closer look at how much it might cost to insure the current top 10 best-selling vehicles in South Africa.



How to choose the best fibre deal in SA

Get connected, stay connected and pay less with the best fibre internet deals in SA!



Does insurance cover power grid collapse?

Let's make sense of what a total electrical grid collapse means for your insurance cover...



Beat the internet buffering blues with a speed test

Testing the speed of your internet connection is the first step to beating the buffering blues.



Understanding Fibre Internet: Everything You Need to Know

Fibre internet is one of the latest and most advanced technologies in the field of telecommunications. It has revolutionised the way people access the internet, offering faster and more reliable connections. But what exactly is fibre internet, how does it work, and how is it different from other internet technologies? In this comprehensive article, we will answer all your questions related to fibre internet.



How does your Car Insurer calculate your risk profile?

How do insurers determine your risk? And how much are you being charged for it? Find out what you can do to improve your risk profile, or at least lower your premiums.



What are the advantages of solar energy?

As ailing Eskom continues to drive South Africans to despair, solar energy is quickly becoming the go-to sustainable solution for our ever-increasing power problems.



2023 Banking Fees Guide

If you could save a couple hundred bucks a month just by paying closer attention to your bank fees, would you? It's something you don't often think about, but banks are like any other business that charges for its services. In fact, it's one of the main ways banks make money!



Tick these boxes in your 20s, 30s and 40s to enjoy a richer retirement

You're not going to want to hear this this but being smart with your finances when you're young (even though you don't want to act responsibly), really will mean that you don't have to panic when you're older (and have to act responsibly)!



What’s SASRIA? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

SASRIA is insurance, but it's a little different to your personal, household and Business Insurance. It should definitely be part of your insurance cover, though. Here's why...



How are You Paying for Your Dream Car? What's the Plan?

Cash isn’t the only option when it comes to buying a car. But, as with any big purchase, it’s important to weigh up your options first.



9 Price Tags That Show the Importance of the Right Funeral Cover

South African funerals aren’t cheap, so having the right amount of Funeral Cover is a very big deal. Don’t believe us? Just look at the numbers...



What Covid Did to Your Credit Score

You may have avoided contracting Covid — but did your credit score? Let’s take a closer look at what’s happening and what you can do about it.



Financial Resolutions That Will Change Your Bank Account

Make smart financial resolutions to help make 2023 your best year yet!



Don’t Let Those (Loan) Sharks Get You

If you’re sinking in a sea of debt, it can be tough to keep the loan sharks at bay. Here’s how to avoid bad choices when it comes to Personal Loans.



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