Tag - divorce

Finding your financial feet after a divorce

Considering that almost three marriages end in divorce in South Africa, and research indicates that women are the hardest hit financially after divorce, finding your financial feet after this devastating event can be one of your lifelines. According to Financial Planner at Citadel, Nicky Gous, divorce is always traumatic, and finances are just one...

Financial tips for the bride-to-be

How the couple handle their finances, bank accounts and budgeting has a far greater ripple effect on a marriage than the perfect dress or the three-tier red velvet cake, writes Citadel Advisory Partner, Kirsten Smit. White dresses, wedding décor, floral decoration, vows, long-lasting love. These are the things that fill a bride’s mind as she plans...

Estate planning around divorce

Experiencing the emotional turmoil of a divorce is bad enough, but going through a divorce when you are financially dependent could make your problems even worse. Angelique Visser, Chairperson of the Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa and Director, Baraza Wealth, gives a few guidelines for women to consider to help them make informed decisions...

Is your divorce a corporate risk?

When we think of divorce as a corporate risk, it takes on another whole dimension and provides cautionary tales to give CEOs nightmares. It may be bad enough that the dirty laundry of CEOs is aired in public, but the whole process can cause a chain of complex reactions: damage to company brand; shareholders asking questions, which can ultimately...