Securing Your Family’s Future: Prioritizing Financial Security for New Parents

On this week’s episode, Warren Ingram answers your questions around financial priorities for new parents. A new mom seeks advice on choosing between buying a retirement annuity (RA), life cover, or medical aid, tune in and learn about risk management protection, insurance and more.


  • Prioritize risk management and protection before focusing on long-term savings.
  • Get medical aid first to cover potential medical costs for yourself and your baby.
  • Shop around and compare quotes from different providers for medical aid and insurance.
  • Consider life and disability insurance to protect your child in the event of your death or inability to work.
  • Once insurance is in place, consider long-term retirement savings options like a retirement annuity and tax-free savings account.
  • Ask friends and family to contribute to a tax-free savings account for your child as a gift.

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