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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Women remain financially vulnerable, and it’s time we did something about it.
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?
When you fill in those online dating questionnaires, the most important attribute may just be a synergy in the way you and a prospective partner view money.
The experience of an 80-year-old widow turns into an important lesson on why every woman needs to have her own credit record.
Every married woman should seriously consider having her own financial adviser, who has her best interests at heart and can advise her accordingly.
Money is a big issue for many couples, and finding an equitable way to manage the household finances is a bit like finding the holy grail.
Watch Episode 16 of the Change in your Pocket series for a detailed explanation of the various marriage contracts.
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...
Russell Anderson, consulting senior policy advisor at the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA), says if you are a woman facing divorce, it is critical that you ensure that the wording of your final divorce order does not fail you when it comes to the sharing of retirement fund benefits. Women who have dedicated their lives...