Product Overview Series – Group Life Cover

Product: Pays out a lump sum when a member dies


  • Available until normal retirement age and if selected can be extended (normally to age 70)
  • Can be converted to an individual life policy on retirement or withdrawal with existing insurer (if option selected and criteria met)
  • Educator cover – pays education fees for dependent children after a member’s death (if option selected) – Variations to be covered later in this series
  • Continuation of and increasing group life cover during disability (if option selected)

Current Maximums:

  • Capital Alliance – 10 x annual salary
  • Hollard – 10 x annual salary or R25m
  • Old Mutual – 10 x annual salary or R50m (applies to the sum of death and accident cover)
  • Sanlam – 10 x annual salary or R15m (uncapped on request)

Thank you and regards,
The TSA Team

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