What happens to get a funeral organised?

By |2021-12-15T16:37:31+02:00December 15th, 2021|Blog|

When a loved one passes, it is time to enlist the help of those around you. There will hopefully be family around to support each other in their grief as well as friends that will support you. There are also funeral directors that can manage the majority of the logistics with the next of [...]

Coping with grief and loss during the holiday season

By |2021-12-15T16:29:25+02:00December 15th, 2021|Blog|

Do you wish you could just skip over this holiday season and not deal with all its joy while you are still grieving the loss of a loved one? Whether it’s the first or fourth holiday without him or her, grief can still wash over you like an ocean wave and leave you feeling [...]

Funeral traditions around the world

By |2021-11-30T17:09:50+02:00November 30th, 2021|Blog, Burials|

Death is something all cultures, religions, and people have in common. As in life, however, the traditions that accompany death and the handling of the deceased can differ vastly. From coffins hanging from cliffs to making beads from the ashes of the deceased, these traditions are unique to the cultures and religions they are [...]

What is a Funeral Planner and what do they do?

By |2021-11-30T17:11:24+02:00November 30th, 2021|Blog, Burials|

When a loved one passes away, people left behind have to say goodbye. You might have to organise a burial or a cremation and if the deceased was religious, a funeral might have to be organised per his or her religious beliefs. What’s more, certain legal aspects need to be seen to and various [...]

Section 57 Substitution of Debtors under a Bond

By |2021-10-28T17:06:49+02:00October 28th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

What Is It and How Does It Work? In life, things happen and the outstanding bond you have on a piece of land may need to be transferred to a different individual. This can be for several reasons from owning the property jointly and selling your shares to an individual that passed away and [...]

My partner died but I found love again

By |2021-10-28T16:51:24+02:00October 28th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Is it ok? Love is a wonderfully splendid thing and once we have felt it, the joy and pain it can cause, we understand why the poets, lyricists and novelists still write about it today. Life is also not meant to be lived alone. When you find the partner you want to share the [...]

Breast Cancer: Early Detection and Support

By |2021-10-05T08:36:20+02:00October 5th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Cancer of any sort can be a devastating condition, not just for the person fighting it, but their family and loved ones too. It can turn your world upside down and suddenly the cancer and the treatment thereof become your main focus. Breast cancer is most prevalent in women, though men do get it [...]

After a parent dies, is the surviving spouse still liable for school fees even if there is no money in the estate?

By |2021-09-30T09:03:54+02:00September 30th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

When a spouse dies it is never an easy process and there are suddenly a great number of things that need to be addressed in addition to dealing with the grieving process. Being married in or out of community of property becomes applicable, whether the deceased spouse has a will or not is also [...]

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