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How to save for medical emergencies

Healthcare can be very, very expensive. Tailoring your finances to account for the unexpected costs of looking after yourself can be a very good idea, here's how to do it right.

20 quick facts on medical schemes in SA

Many medical scheme members are baffled by scheme rules and regulations. Here are 20 quick facts on medical schemes in South Africa which might answer some of your questions.

Schemes: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Last week we asked our users to write to us about their experiences with their medical schemes. As can be expected, what we got was the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Your GP can save you money

People often go straight to a specialist, but visiting your GP first can save you money and provide you with the same health outcomes.

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