There have been a number of stories over the past few months where homeowners in financial distress have had their homes sold on auction for a mere fraction of what they are worth. In some instances, these clients’ homes have been repossessed by the lending

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Until recently, the garden shed was little more than a shack primarily used for storing lawnmowers, garden tools and the jumble of goods we think we might need one day, but these humble, oft-neglected structures are increasingly being put to much better use in a

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Working from home, for yourself, requires discipline and a unique mix of go-getter attitude and humbleness to get down and dirty with the hard work. While you are working on building your business the last thing you need is distraction and negative energy from an

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When you take out a short-term insurance policy, the responsibility lies with you to provide your insurer with all the necessary information so that it can correctly underwrite your risk. The information you provide at sales stage is used to enable your insurer to accurately determine

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Innovation in any industry is often met with initial shock and rejection by industry gatekeepers such as policy makers, financiers, and sometimes the media. This staunch resistance to change often comes at the expense of those who would benefit most from the innovation. In my

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Since 2001, sectional title properties in South Africa have, on average, consistently outperformed their full title counterparts. Add to this their significant lifestyle benefits and it’s no wonder they’ve become such desirable investment opportunities – but not all developments are equal when it comes to

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Q We have recently had an eight-month late AGM. The contents of the minutes are nowhere close to the “actual discussions” that did or did not take place. One issue which, as owners, we are very concerned about would be our home insurance and the replacement

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