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My first piece is about gadget insurance:

As a technology journalist, the devices I use for running my one-person business from my home are important. They are the tools of my trade. You might be in a similar position where you find yourself working from home, using employer-provided or your own equipment, like a laptop, smartphone, router, etc.

In the past year, work from home (WFH) highlighted a different set of challenges: Loadshedding, surge or lightning protection or accidental damage if your kids use your devices for school. When you add the total value of your home equipment together, you’ll realise these tools need some form of insurance. Otherwise, if disaster strikes, replacing your devices will be out of pocket.

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