PENSION FUNDS AND DIVORCE

In my line of work and through my studies, I get exposed to so many different dynamics around Family Law; which really stimulate my brain. I am therefore always quite keen to share such information with my peers – in particular, the females in my circle. _________________________________________________________________________ If you and your spouse are married in community […]

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5 MYTHS ABOUT WILLS

Everyone of working age should have a Will. But many of us shy away from it, using a bunch of excuses. In reality, it’s the thought of death that puts most of us off taking this incredibly important financial step. MYTH 1 – I DON’T NEED A WILL, I’M STILL YOUNG This is one of […]

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INVESTMENT LIFE STAGES

I cannot believe that we are in May already – goodness where did the time go?! The first three months of this year have been challenging – and I struggled to keep my head above water. Work, in particular, became extremely demanding; and trying to manage studies, family and a personal life became an uphill battle. After a 3 month break (coupled with low activity […]

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PLANNING FOR RETIREMENT

In a previous post I shared how, we as women, can economically emancipate ourselves, despite the challenges we still face as women in corporate South Africa (e.g.: The gender pay gap.) A recent report on retirement readiness in South Africa reveals that a majority of women do not have a retirement plan, suggesting that the […]

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