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The most common variety of life assurance in SA is term cover, which typically stays in place until you retire.

It is also possible to buy life assurance that stays in place for your whole life, but independent financial planner Ian Beere of Netto Invest says most breadwinners don't opt for this more expensive option because they only need the cover to replace their support for their families until their retirement savings kick in...

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