Household finances

Consumers under pressure

Although budgets continue to be tight for South Africans, the majority of consumers appear to be attempting to take their debt in hand, with a slight improvement in credit health. According to the latest TransUnion SA Consumer Credit Index (CCI) for the third quarter of this year, the repayment behavior of consumers improved to some…

How your marital contract affects you

Getting engaged is a momentous occasion and brings with it the excitement of planning your wedding. However, before you make that commitment, there are a few “ifs and buts” you need to consider, such as your marital contract and how it affects you in future. There are three different marital contracts: in community of property,…