Divorce is always heartbreaking – but when the woman getting divorced has sacrificed her career, her financial independence and sometimes her identity, it can be particularly traumatic.
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In a world where the meaning of romantic partnerships is potentially evolving, what is the ‘other woman’ entitled to in the event of her significant other’s death?
Can a new spouse sell the assets of her husband in order to complete the terms of the divorce settlement of his previous marriage?
Watch Episode 16 of the Change in your Pocket series for a detailed explanation of the various marriage contracts.
A marriage contract is not just about divorce; it defines what happens to your finances while you are married. Not formalising your relationship could cost you more than you realise. When Melanie and John decided to get married after living together for 29 years, it was not for romance but rather for practicality. “In September last year my...
When it comes to investing and financial planning, women have a unique set of circumstances and issues, such as longevity and maternity leave, which they need to take into account. Living longer on less In May this year, Statistics SA revealed that despite one in 10 South Africans being HIV-positive, life expectancy rates have increased. The life...