September 2020

GWII and IIG celebrate LOVE and LAUGHTER during lockdown

There really is truth in the old adage, “Laughter is the best medicine”… this has never been more important than during this time of lockdown! With the theme ‘Love and Laughter during lockdown’, Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII), in collaboration with the Insurance Institute of Gauteng (IIG), hosted a Women’s Day webinar… because we have Read More

The four things women want (from financial services)

There are two sides of the coin regarding the state of women and financial services. On one hand, women now: Control two-thirds of consumer spending; Hold 40% of total global wealth; Account for 40% of entrepreneurs world-wide; and Are the main breadwinner in 49% of US households. On the other hand, however, women: Have 30% Read More

Covid-19 really increased people’s feeling of civic-mindedness

When Heidi Hotmer, 48, first heard about the pandemic, she wasn’t sure how she’d get through it. But within days after her city’s shelter-in-place order was issued, she figured out a plan. Hotmer closed her business, an online handicrafting shop, took out her sewing machine and began making masks. “I decided that rather than try Read More

Losing hair? You could have this common deficiency

Many aging women suffer with hair loss, which can take a real toll on our confidence and self-esteem. But as we already know, everything we put into our bodies matters — and this is especially true for hair health. There are specific nutrients your body needs to protect the hair you already have and encourage the growth of Read More

Legal Talk: Unemployment Insurance Benefits

When an employee loses his/her job or is unable to work for a short period of time due to certain circumstances, for example, illness or pregnancy, s/he may be faced with a hard time financially. The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) aims to help by providing unemployment insurance benefit payments to certain employees during their time Read More

Legal Talk: Unemployment Insurance Benefits

When an employee loses his/her job or is unable to work for a short period of time due to certain circumstances, for example, illness or pregnancy, s/he may be faced with a hard time financially. The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) aims to help by providing unemployment insurance benefit payments to certain employees during their time Read More