estate planning

 
Court frees Monroe's image for the world
Court frees Monroe's image for the world
A United States federal court has ruled that Monroe's estate was wrong to pursue photo libraries and other organisations that use her image...
Should you have your home in a trust?
Should you have your home in a trust?
Simon asks: We purchased our primary residence in a family trust five years ago. We recently had it valued and we seem to have...
Who gets your retirement fund benefits when you die?
Who gets your retirement fund benefits when you die?
If you've nominated someone other than a dependent as the beneficiary of your retirement fund, your wishes might not be honoured when you die, even...
Why you need to get your affairs in order
Why you need to get your affairs in order
Nobody wants to think about death. I find it morbid that my mother has files in her cupboard detailing absolutely everything I need to know in the...
Estate pillage
Estate pillage
A Mail & Guardian reader recently had to fork out R10 000 to an "agent" to wind up the affairs of his mother's estate. The reader observed...
Treasury changes its mind on estate-duty exemption
Treasury changes its mind on estate-duty exemption
In trying to encourage South Africans to save, the Treasury has realised that it has unintentionally opened a massive loophole in the country's tax...
Spring-clean your assets
Spring-clean your assets
Protecting family in the case of death should be a financial priority. Not having your financial affairs in order can create a nightmare for loved...

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