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The bank took money from my account – is this allowed?

By Athenkosi Sawutana

You’ve just deposited money into your account and suddenly you see a notification from your bank. Money has been deducted from your account to pay the outstanding debt that you have with the bank. Is this allowed?

The bank took money from my account – is this allowed?
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How much does it cost to draft a will?

By Athenkosi Sawutana

Having a Will allows you to determine who inherits your property when you die. If you die intestate, the government will determine how to distribute your assets. Many people die intestate because they don’t know how to draft a will or are intimidated by the costs of drafting one.

How much does it cost to draft a will?
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Financial News

Is your home correctly priced for the current market?

By Danielle van Wyk

The property market is typically in either one of two phases, a buyers’ market or a sellers’ market. According to real estate experts, we are currently in a buyer’s market. For this reason, it is important as a seller to correctly price your house to ensure interested buyers and a valuable sale in the end.

Is your home correctly priced for the current market?
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Financial News

Fuel rewards programme – how to fill up on petrol and points

By Danielle van Wyk

South Africa’s volatile economy has often meant that factors like the fuel price bear the brunt. This year alone the country’s fuel price has fluctuated by between R1.50 to almost R3, which has put increasing pressure on motorists. That said, many of the bigger South African brands have provided some relief by way of fuel rewards programmes.

Fuel rewards programme – how to fill up on petrol and points
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Retirement

Are you entitled to your spouse’s pension after divorce?

By Athenkosi Sawutana

Divorce means more than just parting ways with your partner. It may also involve parting ways with your assets. The Divorce Act states that your retirement fund forms part of your assets. This means that it will be considered when dividing up your assets.

Are you entitled to your spouse’s pension after divorce?
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Retrenched – which payments are you entitled to?

By Athenkosi Sawutana

In the current struggling economic climate, retrenchments are a regular occurrence and not everyone survives the cut. If you find yourself on the receiving end of retrenchment you may have questions about the payments that are due to you.

Retrenched – which payments are you entitled to?
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Financial News

Do you want to settle your debt?

By Danielle van Wyk

You may be considering settling your credit account, whether it’s a credit card or various store accounts, now may be as good a time as any. This especially if you have saved, or you received a tax return or salary bonus. 

Do you want to settle your debt?
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