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SHOULD YOU EVEN BE PAYING TAX?

SHOULD YOU EVEN BE PAYING TAX?

Should you ever tell SARS about the money you earn overseas?   Sounds a bit unfair, right? Living in London isn’t cheap and having to pay tax locally ain’t nice. Is there a loophole? Let’s find out… The first thing you need to know is that we use a residence...
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR TROUBLE?

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR TROUBLE?

“A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door” Confucius – Chinese Philosopher. That’s a great pearl of wisdom from a couple of centuries ago. The problem is, nowadays we don’t have to plan too far ahead to find trouble....
SHOULD YOU RESIGN AND CASH IN YOUR PROVIDENT FUND?

SHOULD YOU RESIGN AND CASH IN YOUR PROVIDENT FUND?

The question on everyone’s mind: “Is the government trying to steal my provident fund?” Well that could be a possibility further down the road, you never know. Who’s to say they won’t force all pension and provident funds to invest in government bonds at some point?...
THIS ONE QUESTION MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE AT RETIREMENT

THIS ONE QUESTION MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE AT RETIREMENT

What is the single most important question you need to ask at retirement? Will you take what you need or what you can afford? “Huh? That doesn’t make sense!” Hang on a moment, it might not make sense right now, but keep reading and you’ll see...