Financial Planning

Estate Planning and Trusts

A question that is often debated in the current financial planning environment is whether trusts still have a role to play in estate planning. The simple answer is yes, but it does need to be…
Financial Planning

The importance of trusts

A trust is a useful structure that protects assets, either while you are alive (a living trust) or once you have passed on (a wills trust). It provides continuity for an estate after death and…
Financial Planning

Trusts and Financial Planning

We received answers from Tony Barrett of Barnard Jacobs Mellet, Berrie Botha of Sanlam, Scott Field of Fedgroup, Willie Fourie of PSG Konsult and Shaun Latter of acsis. COVER: Are trusts still popular at the…
Financial Planning

Breast cancer in women

On the whole women, even well-educated women, are notoriously poor purchasers of insurance – whether that is for life policies including dread disease, health, or even in terms of investments and retirement annuities. Considering that…
Financial Planning

Dread disease and breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and its incidence is increasing in most countries. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in South Africa, with one in 27 South…