What’s going on?

Kudos to Bronwyn Nortje for asking some very relevant questions about the sudden retraction of the Low Cost Benefit Option framework.  I agree that the timing of the retraction seems a bit suspicious.  On the other hand I also believe that the retracted framework had some deep flaws and that the process was more than just… Continue reading What’s going on?

Cutting through the BS

Imagine that.  Some people actually went and read the proposed Regulation 8 amendment to figure out what the implications are. I was pleasantly surprised by the C4MS’s press release which dealt with the matter in an emotionally detached and logical manner. Who are you and what did you do with the real C4MS? Then there was… Continue reading Cutting through the BS

Trust me I know what I’m doing

So our regulator is giving out advice on choosing a benefit option and/or medical scheme. Five things: Based on their track record I’m loath to take advice from these guys, even if it is free (as in candy). Giving out proper advice on which scheme and option to choose constitutes financial advice, which means that a person… Continue reading Trust me I know what I’m doing