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Annual Value of Stay at Home Parents

Annual Value of Stay at Home Parents

How many times have you been asked: “What do you do all day?” If we quantify the monetary value of the contribution made by a stay-at-home parent, it often far outweighs the contribution that same parent could make by earning an average income. It could cost much more to pay someone else to fulfill all […]

3rd November 2015 | By More
Evaluate your life today

Evaluate your life today

Today is Evaluate your Life day – take this opportunity to reflect on your career, your family life and your relationships. Here are 20 questions you need to answer:     1 Do you have goals? What are your dreams – and nightmares? 2 Have you made a list of your priorities? 3 Do you have […]

19th October 2015 | By More
Maintenance Defaulters Beware!

Maintenance Defaulters Beware!

President Jacob Zuma has signed the much-criticised Maintenance Amendment Act (Act No 9 of 2015) into law‚ a statement said today. “The aim of the Act is to amend the Maintenance Act‚ 1998 (Act No 99 of 1998)‚ in order to improve the maintenance system‚” the Presidency said. The Act‚ the statement said‚ seeks to […]

9th September 2015 | By More
5 Life-Changing Things That Happen When You Downsize

5 Life-Changing Things That Happen When You Downsize

In our reality, we are bombarded with messages of rampant consumerism, accumulation, money, and advertisements at every turn, because our economy thrives off of people buying things they don’t really need. We have been tricked into believing that the key to happiness lies within our purchases, when it really begins within ourselves. Lately, though, minimalism […]

2nd August 2015 | By More
Maintenance

Maintenance

Maintenance is the obligation to provide another person, for example a minor, with housing, food, clothing, education and medical care, or with the means that are necessary for providing the person with these essentials. This legal duty to maintain is called ‘the duty to maintain’ or ‘the duty to support’. A child must be supported or […]

29th May 2015 | By More
The Cost of Divorce

The Cost of Divorce

The Cost of Divorce with Children  If you have children and decide to move out of the marital home, you need to consider the cost of having two homes. In the beginning of your divorce, you and/or your spouse will be faced with many extra living expenses which will make it difficult to live the […]

21st April 2015 | By More
Save Money like Wealthy People

Save Money like Wealthy People

There’s no one among us who does not like to have more money. If you sometimes wonder about how the rich and successful have so much of it though, you need to read on. We have compiled a list of hacks that you can apply in your daily life to save money the way wealthy […]

19th April 2015 | By More
A new perspective on wealth

A new perspective on wealth

Has your divorce left you homeless, in debt and feeling stressed, anxious or powerless? Do you want a new perspective on generating wealth and have financial peace of mind? Linda’s Abundance by Design offers an online training course, designed to help you take back your power around money. In this course you will learn: Financial planning […]

19th April 2015 | By More
Economic Abuse

Economic Abuse

Definition: When one intimate partner has control over the other partner’s access to economic resources, diminishing the victim’s capacity to support him/herself and forces him/her to depend on the perpetrator financially. Control of someone’s present or future earning potential. Economic abuse is often used as a controlling mechanism as part of a larger pattern of […]

25th March 2015 | By More
What to do about the Marital Home?

What to do about the Marital Home?

A big issue in divorce proceedings is what to do about the marital home. Is it to be sold or does a spouse buy out the other one? Would one spouse be able to handle the upkeep, taxes and bond payments? A factor to consider is if the bond is already paid or will be […]

12th March 2015 | By More