Adulting 101: Tips on choosing the right medical aid for you

Choosing a medical aid to suit your needs can be a daunting task, especially having to understand all the jargon used and the wide range of medical aid products on offer.

Wealth coach at Woman's Wealth, Lianne Lutz agrees that most people do not understand the kind of cover they receive from their medical aid.

She says the most important thing is to have a hospital cover and you can work out other things as you go.

All medical aids have different rules, so you have to have a clear understanding of what your medical aid offers.

Lianne Lutz, Wealth Coach at Woman's Wealth

Whoever sells you medical aid must explain it very clearly, and you, on the other hand, need to ask relevant questions - there must be no grey areas.

Lianne Lutz, Wealth Coach at Woman's Wealth

Put your emotions aside and work with what you can afford...

Lianne Lutz, Wealth Coach at Woman's Wealth

To hear more on how to choose the best medical aid for yourself, listen below:


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