COUNTER OFFERS – YAR OR NAY?

Whatever your reasons for wanting to part ways with your current employer, if your employer decides to make you a counter-offer when you resign, should you take it? Well, this all depends on your reasons for wanting to leave in the first place. If your reasons centre around more money or responsibilities, then you should refrain from accepting the […]

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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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EXECUTORS AND THE DIGITAL AGE

In the not-so-distant past, information/documentation pertaining to a deceased’s affairs was easily accessible; which made it relatively straight forward for an Executor to reconstruct the affairs of the deceased person. I remember quite distinctly, back in 2010 while working as an assistant to an Executor for a major bank, grieving family members would walk into our offices […]

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THE ROLE OF AN EXECUTOR – DECEASED ESTATES

Most of us cannot bear the thought of death, especially that of a loved one. The role of an executor is often misunderstood, largely by the family members that are left to pick up the pieces after the unfortunate death of a loved one. During your lifetime, you will acquire assets and build up liabilities which will eventually form […]

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