Stroke: It’s a killer

Did you know that every day in South Africa about 270 people have a stroke? And that stroke kills an estimated 6.2 million people around the globe each year?

Power your life on World Heart Day 2016

World Heart Day takes place on the 29th of September each year with the aim of increasing heart health and awareness.

How to save a life

With August being National Organ Donor Awareness month, have you considered the possibility of saving a life after you’re gone by becoming an organ donor?

Serious Illness Cover 101

No matter how good you look for your age, the reality is that as you get older your risk of developing a serious illness increases – and it’s a good idea to put insurance in place now while you’re young and healthy.

Do singles need life insurance?

If you’re young and single, you’re probably not thinking about insurance. Maybe it seems like something you only need to worry about when you tie the knot, buy a house or have a few ankle-biters running around.

The ins and outs of beneficiaries

Here are a few frequently asked questions about beneficiaries that may help to make this process easier.

Do you need life insurance to get a home loan?

It has the double garage you’ve always wanted, a garden that’s perfect for the kids and there’s plenty of room to extend. In fact, from the moment you walked through the front door you knew this was your new home.

Financial planning for new parents

If your first baby is on the way, chances are you’re feeling equal parts excitement and trepidation. And while you might be getting advice (solicited and unsolicited) from all quarters on anything from how to change a nappy to...

Roll up your sleeves this World Blood Donor Day

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated around the world on 14 June. Its aim? To thank volunteer blood donors for their life-giving donations, and to educate communities about the need for regular blood donors to ensure a steady supply of safe blood...

Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day

If you’ve been affected by cancer, either directly or through the diagnosis of a family member or friend, here’s an opportunity to celebrate: National Cancer Survivors Day (NCSD) on 5 June.

Disability Cover 101

Disability cover sounds like a nice to have, but what are the chances you’d ever need to claim from it, right? Wrong.

Life Insurance 101

Everyone has an opinion on life insurance: It’s a necessity; some people need it, others don’t; the sooner you get it the better; leave it until later… If you’ve been considering buying life insurance, but haven’t a clue where to start, keep reading…

The lowdown on pet insurance

If your fur-kid feels as much a part of the family as the human members (or in some cases, more so), you may be wondering whether there’s any insurance available for them. The short answer is yes, read on to find out more.

World No Tobacco Day

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), an initiative started almost 30 years ago by the member states of the World Health Organization (WHO). The point? To educate the global community about the dangers of tobacco use and encourage people around the...

Honesty is always the best policy

Telling a little white lie during your insurance assessment can’t really be the end of the world, can it? Read on to find out the true implications of lying on your insurance cover application.

Everyday Hazards

While you shouldn’t spend your time worrying that there’s danger around ever corner, it doesn’t hurt to be aware of potential hazards that could be lurking close to home.

April Fools’ Day 101

Spaghetti trees, square eggs, selfie sticks for pets and a smartphone that doubles as a chef’s knife are just a few of the gems that have caught us out. Find out more about this strange day...

How much life insurance do you need

According to an article published on BDlive in 2013, a study conducted by the Association for Savings and Investments South Africa included this terrifying statistic...

Do you need life insurance in your 20's

Let’s face it, life insurance is probably one of the last things you’re thinking about – let alone considering buying – in your 20's. After all, you’re still young and healthy, right?

Safeguard your home this Easter

With the Easter weekend just around the corner, countless South Africans will be locking up and hitting the road or airport for a few days out of town. Follow these tips to make sure you return to a house that looks the way you left it.

Celebrate your rights

What did you do this Human Rights Day? Spend the day with family and friends, or celebrate at an event in your city? However you chose to observe the day, here’s a reminder of why this holiday is so important to all South Africans.

Valentine's Day with a difference

It's become commonplace for couples to feel cynical about Valentine's Day, with many people opting to let February 14 slip by without so much as a mention. Which makes this the perfect opportunity to buck the trend and go all out in unexpected ways t...

World Cancer Day

There are a couple of scary c-words out there (cockroaches, clowns and cannibals come to mind), but the scariest c-word for many people is cancer. It’s not something any of us like to talk about or even think about, but it’s a reality for millions of...

The rising cost of South African education

They’re scary enough to have most parents breaking out in a sweat and there are no signs that they’ll stop climbing any time soon. If ever. In fact, the cost of education in South Africa is already well beyond the reach of many according to a recent...

The 12 dangers of Christmas

While Christmas may be the time for feasting, family gatherings and festive cheer, there’s a somewhat sinister side to the season.

How to drive safely this festive season

Whether you’re planning an end-of-year road trip or spending the holidays close to home, it’s a good idea to be extra vigilant when driving during the festive season. They don’t call it the silly season for nothing: From 1 December 2014 to 5 January...

When good Halloween costumes go bad

Got a perfectly frightful get-up in mind for the Halloween parties you’re bound to be invited to? From ghosts and goblins to zombies and vampires, there’s no end to your list of options when it comes to creating a ghoulish costume. But here are some...

What are the most common blood disorders

With the first part of this two-part series about blood, we focussed on the different blood types and blood donation in South Africa. In this part we share some interesting facts about blood and take a closer look at some of the most common blood dis...

Most common blood types in South Africa

The warm, red liquid that runs through your veins is more than just something you need to survive, it can save other’s lives too and on a daily basis across the world, millions of lives are saved by donated blood. Did you know there are four main blo...

Are you planning ahead financially with Life Cover

For most people the thought of taking out life insurance can be a little overwhelming. This need not be the case because, when you get down to the crux of it, life insurance will provide you and your loved ones with a sense of security. While it is u...

What happens to your body after you quit smoking?

Giving up smoking is most likely one of the most challenging and difficult things a person can do. It requires commitment, self-control and patience, but the benefits to your health and lifestyle that come from kicking the habit are worth it. You can...

What to do if someone is having a stroke.

The thought of seeing someone close to you suffering from a stroke is not a pleasant one, but fast action and getting them the help they need as soon as possible, can make all the difference. When it comes to strokes, time is of the essence and a...

How to keep a healthy heart

Find out all you need to know about keeping your heart healthy and living a happy life as a result

Serious Illness Cover from FRANK can help you if you contract a dread disease

A dread disease is an illness that significantly affects the standard of living of the person suffering from it, shortens their lifespan or incurs a high cost. Common dread diseases include heart attacks, strokes and cancer. Serious Illness Cover is...

FRANK is different to other life insurance companies in South Africa

There are many life insurance companies in South Africa, all offering their own approaches to covering your life. However, a large number of insurance providers include unnecessary jargon and fine print with the intention of protecting themselves rat...

Life insurance from FRANK in a nutshell

Life insurance covers the unexpected turns of life. You never know when fate will knock on your door and you die before you can secure the lives of your loved ones - most importantly your dependants. Just think about the expenses that they’ll have to...

Should I Keep my Life Insurance Policy after Retirement

The kids have moved out of home, the mortgage is paid up and you’re now heading into retirement. Many of the large expenses you spend your adult life covering, like car and bond repayments, are now behind you so it may seem like an unnecessary exp...

Get a direct life insurance quote and put a price on your peace of mind

It's time to get serious about finding the best life insurance quote for you. While you may feel overwhelmed by the life insurance options available in South Africa, protecting the financial future of your loved ones doesn't have to be overly co...

Stroke victims can be happy again

Strokes are devastating and, unfortunately, they can happen more than once, which makes the recovery process even more stressful. Stroke victims are often left with related health problems that require them to go to physical therapy, endure regular d...

Common Mistakes when choosing Life Insurance Companies

Getting life insurance could be the best thing you ever do for your family as well as your own peace of mind. You can approach death knowing that your family will have the money they need when you aren’t able to pay for their tuition, holidays and lu...

What happens after you’re dead?

People die. You’ve probably seen it a hundred times in one form or another. Perhaps it’s on the news, in magazines or someone you really loved (or secretly didn’t like at all) is now dead. As sad as it is, it’s a reality and it gets everyone eventual...

What is whole life insurance

No one knows when they’re going to die, and any parent wants to be sure that their children are well provided for when they’re left behind. This is where whole life insurance comes in because when you kick the bucket, your family will have the financ...

Lewensversekering noodsaaklik vir langtermyn finansiële beplanning

Lewensversekering kan beskryf word as dekking wat voorsiening maak vir die betaling van ‘n sekere of ooreengekome bedrag aan begunstigde(s) by die afsterwe van die polishouer.Dit klink miskien soos ‘n mondvol, maar dit beteken eenvoudig dat jy ‘n lew...

5 Financial Planning Tips for Expectant Parents

Bringing a child into this world can be exciting and scary at the same time, and along with the emotional implications come the financial ones as well. There’s a lot to organise before your baby arrives and financial planning is an important part...

How to Stay Healthy During the Colder Months

The colder, and in some cases, wetter weather is upon us, and with it comes those chunky knits, hearty soups and hot water bottles. Unfortunately, winter also brings with it annoying coughs, scratchy throats and sniffles – that’s why it’s importan...

How your life insurance premium is calculated

A life insurance premium is the amount you’ll contribute every month towards Life Cover with FRANK. This will allow your beneficiaries to receive a payout when you die. Basically, the life insurance rate that you contribute every month can add to you...

A Life Insurance company is your partner for life

When you’re researching life insurance companies, look for one that is clear about all aspects of their policies and has an open line of communication with its clients. When it comes to being honest and straightforward, FRANK strives to be a leader a...

Don’t be afraid of heart attacks, strokes, cancer or open heart surgery

Cancer, heart attacks, strokes and open heart surgery are serious illnesses that many people fear. They come in many different forms and, in the case of cancer, can start in almost any part of the body. At FRANK, we want you to empower yourself inste...

Exercising and Keeping Fit to Avoid Serious Illnesses

Keeping fit and healthy should always be a top priority, from keeping your mind functioning at its best to dealing with stress, and everything in between, fitness can change your life. From head to toe, a lack of physical fitness can lead to or aggra...

Get life insurance online the easy way with FRANK

Often, people don’t consider buying life insurance online in preparation for the inevitable event of their death. It may seem morbid, but getting life insurance will give you peace of mind while you’re still alive, and provide for your chosen benefic...

Get whole life insurance from FRANK

Life insurance is a necessity you shouldn’t ignore. It’ll protect your loved ones from financial difficulty in the event of your death. At FRANK, we offer you whole life insurance as opposed to term life insurance.A whole life insurance policy will s...

Here's why you should make your health a priority and how you can do it.

These days, people have fast-paced lives, attempting to juggle the increasing demands of the working world and their family responsibilities. As a result, our lifestyles are generally quite hectic and the effects could be detrimental to our health, i...

How Do I Get Family Funeral Cover For My Family?

At FRANK.NET we pride ourselves on being honest with our clients and telling you everything you need to know about our insurance products. We also know that sending off a loved one is not only emotionally difficult, but it can also be tough from...

Life Cover - Understanding the basics

Life is full of uncertainty and no one knows what to expect at any given minute. As such, Life Cover becomes important, especially for anyone with a family depending on them. With the state of the world becoming increasingly unpredictable, one would...

Road Safety: Stay Safe on the Road This Long Weekend and Beyond

With all the long weekends we have in April it's important that, if you are planning a roadtrip, you take the necessary precautions to make sure that you and your family are safe on the road. Life is unpredictable and freak accidents can happen, so i...

Six health benefits of dark chocolate

Dark chocolate is so much more than just a sweet treat. Loaded with nutrients and antioxidants, good quality dark chocolate can have a positive effect on your health. Made from the beans or seeds found in cocoa pods, the fruit of a cocoa tree, numero...

The benefits of a direct disability insurance policy

Many people don't comprehend how costly becoming permanently disabled can be. Not only could you be rendered unable to work in your current job, but you could also be saddled with extra medical bills. On top of this, you still have to be able to affo...

Three health checks every woman should have

Maintaining a balanced lifestyle and investing in your health is very important. As a woman, there are certain health screenings you should make sure you have, as recommended by your healthcare professional. We have highlighted three of these tests b...

What is life insurance?

Life can be unpredictable, particularly when you consider the challenges involved in raising children and supporting a family in this day and age. Being a guardian or parent comes with many responsibilities, none more important than providing for and...

What factors affect my life insurance premiums?

Thinking about your own passing may seem morbid, but with everyday life being as unpredictable as it is, itís important to consider what will happen to those near and dear to you in the event of your death. Finding the right kind of life insurance co...

Who Needs Life Insurance

Life is a series of consecutive phases: from childhood to adolescence to adulthood, we experience different things during each phase. As you move through these phases, you will find that your priorities tend to change and you need different tools to...

Insurance policy FAQs and Answers

FRANK.NET offers a range of insurance policies designed to protect you from financial hardship should something unexpected happen that changes their circumstances. Browse through the below FAQs for answers to questions that are often asks b...

Why you should be prepared with Disability Cover

When you get permanently disabled, you can still chase your dreams, just probably not on foot. That’s why you need to plan financially for your future to afford yourself the same opportunities that you have now. After all, if you find yourself disabl...

Looking to the future with FRANK

Often we spend too much time worrying about things that more than likely will never actually happen. This unfounded worry only tends to lead to high stress levels and a build-up of fear. Many people often invest vast amounts of funds into these fears...

Taking out Disability Cover from FRANK is straightforward

Disability Cover is a vital form of insurance that will protect you financially if you can no longer work as a result of a permanent disability caused by an illness or accident. You may be surprised at how many people get sick or injured to such an e...

What does serious illness insurance have to do with you?

Everyone knows that suffering from a serious illness will significantly affect your standard of living. You may not be able to play your favourite sport anymore and doing everyday activities could be a physical challenge. But have you ever wondered w...

Disability Cover for small business owners

Small business owners need insurance because they’re responsible for whether or not their business fails or succeeds. In a high-pressure position such as this, being away from work for too long could lead to the mismanagement of your company, which i...

Get Disability Cover from FRANK

Accidents happen. It’s a fact of life. And, sometimes these accidents are bad enough to leave you permanently disabled. That’s why a lot of people refer to Disability Cover as accident cover, but FRANK likes to keep things as simple and straightforwa...

Disability Benefits from acquiring one of our policies

Disability benefits from FRANK give you the opportunity to adapt to your new lifestyle should you become permanently disabled due to illness or injury. The disability benefit we provide is a once-off payment that you’ll receive if your disability ren...

Get a Direct Serious Illness Insurance Quote from FRANK

Get a direct serious illness insurance quote and plan for life's unexpected twists.FRANK.NET offers serious illness insurance to help you plan for the uncertain future. Ensuring the protection of your long-term financial health will have an impa...

FRANK.NET is anders as ander lewensversekering maatskappye in Suid-Afrika

FRANK.NET is anders as ander lewensversekeringsmaatskappye in Suid-AfrikaDaar is talle lewensversekeraars in Suid-Afrika, en almal het ‘n eiesoortige benadering tot lang-termyndekking. Die een kenmerk wat baie van hierdie lewensversersekeringsmaatkap...

Benefit from Serious Illness Insurance from FRANK

Serious illness insurance is a form of cover that pays out if you end up with a serious medical condition such as cancer or a stroke. It’s important cover because at some point in life it’s possible that you’ll develop an illness that falls into this...

Get direct Life Cover to protect your loved ones financially

Taking out direct Life Cover is a simpler process than it’s ever been. While a variety of companies offer their own variations of this, FRANK sets itself apart by always being direct and helpful. If you want to insure your life and provide a payout...

Is a Life Cover policy worth the premiums?

Too often people are lulled into a false sense of security because they believe that they won’t suddenly die. Dying young may be an unpleasant idea to face, but it’s in the best interest of your family to protect the well-being of your loved ones in...

Life Cover Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Life Cover from FRANK.NET provides you with the peace of mind that accompanies securing your loved ones' financial future when you die.Browse the below FAQs regarding our Life Cover product. Call 0860 722 227 to get more information.1.   Who may...

Serious Illness Cover Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Read our FAQs below for answers to any queries you may have about our Serious Illness Cover, which can protect you of financially in the event of a heart attack, stroke, cancer or open heart surgery. Alternatively, you can contact us immediately on 0...

3 Myths surrounding Disability Cover

Disability cover tends to be overlooked, even though it’s one of the most important kinds of insurance a person can have. Your ability to earn an income enables you to provide for those who depend on you for financial support. What would happen if...