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It’s possible to change your marriage regime

By Athenkosi Sawutana

Many people wed before they sign an antenuptial contract (ANC). This is especially practiced by people in customary marriages and those not clued up about the ANC. The law says if there’s no ANC before the wedding takes place, the marriage will automatically be in Community of Property. 

It’s possible to change your marriage regime
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Personal Loans

Keep this in mind when taking out new financial products

By Isabelle Coetzee

Adding a product to your personal finance portfolio, such as insurance or an investment, is a big decision. We found out what you should keep in mind before taking out a new product, how you can assess the products you already have, and how you can generally improve your financial position.

Keep this in mind when taking out new financial products
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Financial News

Are you in debt denial?

By Danielle van Wyk

With debt levels increasing at 13% more than income levels, South Africans are more debt-stressed now than arguably ever before. This is iterated by the National Credit Regulator’s (NCR) report that nearly half of credit-active consumers in South Africa have damaged credit records. However, only a few seek the necessary help.

Are you in debt denial?
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Banking

Why should you invest in a mutual bank?

By Athenkosi Sawutana

Often when people think about banking, they always think about commercial banks. Mutual banks hardly come to mind, but these banks offer investment opportunities that are often overlooked.

 

Why should you invest in a mutual bank?
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Retirement planning , Investments

The benefits of assessing investments regularly

By Isabelle Coetzee

It’s common practice to assess your personal finances annually. But how often should you check in with your investments? We found out from an industry expert when you should assess your investments and how to go about doing so.

The benefits of assessing investments regularly
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Debt Consolidation

Thinking of skipping your debit order payments? Don’t!

By Athenkosi Sawutana

When you’re under financial strain, it’s easy to fall in the trap of skipping your payments thinking you’ll cover them next time. But the truth is there’s no guarantee that your next time will be different from your current. So, by postponing your payments you might be sabotaging yourself. Here’s why:

 

Thinking of skipping your debit order payments? Don’t!
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Financial News

Best ways to save for your child’s education

By Danielle van Wyk

Tertiary education is extremely expensive, and even more so when your child has dreams of becoming a doctor, or lawyer for example. As a parent or guardian financing these dreams is often a concern. But it needn’t be if you plan ahead.

Best ways to save for your child’s education
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