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How to apply for new ‘lockdown’ grants
How to apply for new ‘lockdown’ grants
We are living during difficult times as the world battles against the COVID-19 coronavirus. As we try to save lives, unfortunately many people’s livelihoods (the money they earn from the work they do) are gone. However, if you have been affected by this situation, the government is trying to support you. They are offering different kinds of financial help. Read below for our guide on how to get money that can assist you and your family to survive:
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COVID-19: Dealing with Debt and Money matters
What to do if you cannot pay your accounts or your rent
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The Legal and Tax Side to Mental Health
The Legal and Tax Side to Mental Health
If you have experienced mental health problems that are very severe, you might need to take disability leave, or even have to leave your job completely.
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Acknowledgment of Debt
Acknowledgment of Debt
Download your free acknowledgement of debt document
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Template contract
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Preparing for the death of a parent
Preparing for the death of a parent
Imagining life without your parents is tough, but as they grow older, losing your mom and dad becomes a hard fact you have to face
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What the budget speech means for us
What the budget speech means for us
Very few of us take the time to sit down, and really consider what our country’s annual budget means. We take notice of the tax increases, and how much more our fuel will cost, and our tipple and smokes. We already make little calculations in our minds on how we will have to adjust our personal budgets to make ends meet.
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Budget 2020 highlights
A breakdown of highlights from the most recent budget speech
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Money on the global move
If you are wanting to send move your money outside of South Africa, this is called investing abroad. This process has very strict rules that you must follow or you will be breaking the law.
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Open Doors With Good Credit Scores
Open Doors With Good Credit Scores
Businesses are constantly offering you the chance to get goods and services first, and only have to pay for them afterwards.
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Debt
Debt Counselling:
Did you know that almost half of South Africans are in debt and struggling to pay it back?
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Christmas debt? Not this year!
Make sure you (and your bank account) are ready for the Festive Season with Legal&Tax by your side.
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HOW TO BE BLACK FRIDAY #WINNING
HOW TO BE BLACK FRIDAY #WINNING
The buzz around Black Friday is building – and while there are certainly chances to get some good bargains – you also need to be careful not to slip into overspending or be duped by dodgy deals.
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Budget
How to budget towards a bold future
If you constantly find yourself having more month left than money just before pay-day, it is time to make a budget.
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Holiday Season Budgeting
Tips for surviving the financial pinch this Christmas
As the festive season approaches, we all feel the pressure on our pocket, whether it’s the cost of a holiday, the price of gifts or the cost of entertaining family and friends
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RetirementView all
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Pension planning
Pension planning
Putting away money for your retirement is essential for a financially-responsible future. Sometimes, however, the tax laws around retirement funds can seem very technical and complicated.
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Legally Smart Shopping Will Reap Rewards
Legally Smart Shopping Will Reap Rewards
Holiday time often means shopping time! However, before the bargain-hunting bug hits, read Legal&Tax’s guide to smart spending (and hopefully a little bit of saving too!)
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Wrapping up 2018 - A note from Benjy Porter
Wrapping up 2018 - A note from Benjy Porter
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