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Category Archives: Divorce finances

Divorce and your retirement funds

The division of assets where a retirement fund or multiple retirement funds are involved is complicated. Image: Shutterstock Divorces can be complicated, especially when it comes to the division of assets where a retirement fund or multiple retirement funds are … Continue reading

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Financial mistakes to avoid in divorce

If you don’t fully understand your rights you may financially compromise yourself. Image: Shutterstock Setting emotions aside during divorce proceedings is easier said than done. Making key decisions when you are hurt, angry, sad and stressed is never ideal as … Continue reading

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The cost of getting divorced in South Africa

David Thomson, senior legal adviser at Sanlam Trust, says that the reality is that 40% of marriages end in divorce before their ten-year anniversary, citing Stats SA. And, divorce in general tends to be a very expensive affair. “Four out … Continue reading

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The benefits of setting up a trust

What are some of the benefits of setting up a trust? Explain some of the importance of trusts Identify the role of trustees Describe why setting up a trust is important right now Reprinted from FT Adviser by Dawn Goodman … Continue reading

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When to review your life insurance policy?

When was the last time you went over your life insurance policy? Reprinted from Witbank News A general annual review is advisable to see if your insurance is up to date and whether you can still afford it. However, a … Continue reading

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Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years files for divorce

Reprinted from iol.co.za – 2020-06-30 Dr. Dre’s wife Nicole Young has reportedly filed for divorce after more than 20 years of marriage. The 50-year-old beauty filed paperwork to end her marriage to the ‘Still D.R.E.’ hitmaker – whose real name … Continue reading

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Celebrity divorce on hold

When it comes to divorce, no one is immune from the pain it causes. We’re sorry to hear of the trials and tribulation of DJ Black Coffee and actor Enhle Mbali as their divorce is on hold. While having vast … Continue reading

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The division of assets on divorce

Image: Shutterstock The nature of your matrimonial property regime will determine how your assets will be divided in the event of a divorce. Acrimonious and litigious divorces are expensive, time-consuming and emotionally draining, and only serve to reduce the value … Continue reading

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