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South Africa’s current retirement conundrum

In the weeks prior to the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBSP), South Africans await more clarity from National Treasury on their proposal for limited pre-retirement withdrawals and the logistics required to make this happen.

Understanding the roles of those nominated in your will

Estate planning means making a plan for taking care of your nearest and dearest and dealing with everything you own and owe when you pass away. A will or testament is a legal document where you leave instructions on how you want your family to be taken care of, and who will inherit assets like property, jewellery, cars or investments that you own.

BOOK REVIEW | The People Excellence Star

Ongoing disruptive innovation has become the key competitive edge in staying ahead of the game in the inimitable, compelling, memorable experience-based economy. The 21st century organisation will be an ideas/imagination business.

A World of Career Opportunities at IU International University of Applied...

If you are looking to advance the career path of your choice with an international degree, then IU is the place for you. Whether you are seeking a new career, looking to become a leader or just want to improve your financial situation, IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) can give you what you need for a successful career. 

Financial institutions need to pursue their own path to the cloud

Cloud adoption, including hybrid and multi-cloud adoption is expanding fast among both private and public sector organisations of all sizes. At the enterprise level, we estimate that two-thirds of companies globally already use multiple clouds.

Is responsible investing the next bubble?

Institutional investment is arguably a key economic driver, providing the means by which many countries can grow and develop across many different areas – in many ways it is the ‘fuel’ that powers modern economies. But, as society increasingly grapples with what a modern, inclusive, socially responsible society should look like, so many are looking to re-imagine the ingrained structures behind elements of society that need systemic change.

National Wills Week – the role of an executor can be...

The most recent estimates by the Master of the High Court are that as many as 70% of South Africans do not have a legally executable will. What this means is that for many South Africans, the death of a family member or loved one is surrounded by confusion, disarray and conflict.

Innocent bystanders – liability of SAPS during the July 2021 lootings

In July 2021, South Africa was ravaged by lootings and violent protests following the incarceration of former President Jacob Zuma. Reports suggest that as many as 117 people have been killed and hundreds of businesses were lost or destroyed as a result of the violence that erupted during demonstrations across the country.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – not just a kid’s problem

People with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are often thought of as simply being hyperactive, distracted or generally disorganised. However, there is much more than meets the eye to this attention disorder that is usually associated with children but, interestingly, is also common in adults.

BOOK REVIEW | The Secret of Higher Self Living

The Secret of Higher Self Living describes a life of inner peace, attained through overcoming fear and practicing non-attachment, love, and compassion. Essentially, it’s letting go of stuff, taking life and ourselves less seriously.


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