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Debt

What happens to your debt when you die?

By Fiona Zerbst

What happens to our debt when we die? We consider different scenarios, and the role of financial planning in creating a debt-free legacy.

What happens to your debt when you die?
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Financial News

How to manage a deceased’s estate

By Jessica Anne Wood

This guide breaks down what you need to do when managing a loved one’s estate.

How to manage a deceased’s estate
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Financial News

Festive season claims that could ramp up your car insurance premiums

By Danielle van Wyk

We take a look at how the festive season road accident statistics could affect your car insurance premiums. 

Festive season claims that could ramp up your car insurance premiums
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Insurance

How to avoid funeral rip offs

By Jessica Anne Wood

The death of a loved one is difficult time, and while you expect the funeral home to be a helping, professional hand to guide you through this some of these companies are the direct opposite of that. Stories have emerged of bodies being held for ransom, jewellery and other belongings being stolen from the deceased.

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Financial News

Who decides who inherits your retirement death benefits?

By Jessica Anne Wood

You may think that you have the final say in who receives your retirement savings upon your death, but it isn’t as easy as stating it in a will. Anyone who is financially dependent on you can claim a portion of your retirement fund death benefits, even if they are not mentioned in your will.

Who decides who inherits your retirement death benefits?
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Insurance

2015 - Record number of death benefit pay-outs

By Danielle van Wyk

We take a look at the ASISA report that saw a record number of death benefit pay-outs by insurers for fully underwritten policies. 

2015 - Record number of death benefit pay-outs
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News

Easter road deaths decrease in 2016

By Jessica Anne Wood

The preliminary road death figures for the 2016 Easter period have been released revealing a 46% decrease from 2015.

Easter road deaths decrease in 2016
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