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Brandon Garbutt chats to Darren Scott about why, this February, you should forget the red roses and show your love by getting your affairs in order.

In his latest interview, Our MD, Brandon Garbutt, chats to Darren Scott about why it is important to get your affairs in order this month. Brandon makes us aware of the negative impact that not having a Will can have on the family that you will be leaving behind. With it being the month of love, we suggest that you forget the red roses and show your love by getting your affairs in order. Flowers whither and chocolates melt, but your legacy lives forever.

For a recap on the interview, visit this link:

https://soundcloud.com/user-84508620/mix-fm-brandon-09022022?si=fcac84bce7b74b188cef57e37a7f25b3&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing

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Alex Simeonides has a conversation with Tony Blewitt about the importance of Life Cover and why Capital Legacy decided to offer Life Cover too.

In an interview with Tony Blewitt; our CEO, Alex Simeonides, chats about why Life Cover is so important and why Capital Legacy has decided to offer Life Cover. He gives us insight on how the winding up of the Estate can be costly, and often exposes the financial implications of not having Life Cover. The reality for many South Africans is that, losing a loved one means losing an income and in some cases, the only income in a household. This can place immense strain on the family, and often leave them bankrupt. By having a sound Life Cover in place, you are ensuring that there is enough liquidity for the winding up of the estate, taxes and fees. We are also made aware of the fact that all Life Cover is not the same, and that Life Cover with Capital Legacy has unique benefits!
To recap on this interview and find out more about the importance of Life Cover- give it a listen.

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Have you thought about your Estate Plan?

It’s common to struggle with keeping a long list of New Year’s resolutions, especially if it’s time consuming and expensive. Getting your Estate Planning affairs in order probably isn’t at the top of your list – but it really should be.
At Capital Legacy, we offer Will consultations free of charge! Our Estate administration services are simple to understand and cost effective.
Read our latest article to find out more about the importance of having a valid Will in place and having your Estate in order:

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Alex Simeonides talks to Tony Blewitt about the importance of Estate Planning and how your Will forms part of your Estate Plan.

In a conversation with Tony Blewitt; our CEO, Alex Simeonides, debunks the myth about Wills and Estate planning being reserved for an elite group of individuals. Estate planning is a constitutional right, which allows you to appoint an Executor to handle how you wish to have your Estate distributed.
He stresses the importance of having a valid Will in place, and how this forms the foundation of the legacy that you will leave behind for your loved ones.
You would not leave your house with an uninsured car, in fear of getting into a car accident, and this should be the case when thinking of having a valid Will in place.
Learn more about the importance of Will drafting and Estate Planning, and how Capital Legacy makes this process less time consuming and more cost effective.

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Alex Simeonides chats to Gareth Edwards about ‘Why the Zulu King’s Will is important for South Africans’

Our CEO, Alex Simeonides, chats to Gareth Edwards about the importance of having your wishes stated in a valid Will. There is an emphasis put on having conversations around death, in order to get a general idea of what may or may not be stated in a Will. Nobody wants to leave a family behind in the turmoil caused by not having a valid Last Will and Testament, fees which need to be paid and confusion around Estate distribution. People often think that royal families are exempt from these realities when a family member passes on, but in recent times we have been exposed to contentious applications, which make this topic relevant- namely; Queen Sibongile Winifred Zulu, the late King’s first wife, challenging the matter of her husband’s Will, saying that she is the only wife who married the late King in a civil marriage and wanting 50% of the late King’s Estate, and the late King’s daughters who are alleging that their father’s Will, which left the late Queen Mantfombi Dlamini as queen regent, may have been forged. Watch this interesting interview to find out more about this topic.

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WHY YOU NEED A LAST WILL AND TESTATMENT

Contrary to popular belief, Wills are not only for the rich and famous. A Last Will and Testament is a legally binding document that deals with important things like who will care for your minor children and how your assets should be distributed after your death. Our latest article explains why you need a Will, the importance of regularly reviewing and updating it, and the consequences of not having one in place. The Covid-19 virus has seen people lose loved ones sooner than they expected and often losing multiple family members in a short space of time. This has forced more and more people to deal with the consequences of death in their families. At Capital Legacy, we specialise in Will drafting and Estate Administration and have made it easy for you to leave a legacy. We will draft and update or amend your Will for free.

Additional links:
https://newsdome.co.za/why-you-need-a-last-will-and-testament/
https://www.thesouthafrican.com/lifestyle/why-you-need-a-last-will-and-testament/

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BRANDON GARBUTT CHATS TO DARREN SCOTT ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF WILLS AND LIFE COVER

Darren Scott and our MD, Brandon Garbutt, have an interesting discussion about the results of a recent national survey, to get to the bottom of why so many South Africans don’t have a valid Will in place. They discuss how procrastination remains the main reason for people not yet having their Will in place. Brandon encourages listeners to take action and get their affairs in order, before heading off for the holidays and explains how easy we have made it for anyone to get their Last Will and Testament drafted in under an hour. Capital Legacy offers free will drafting and you can opt to have your Will consultation online, on the phone or in person, for your convenience. They also discuss how Capital Legacy has successfully introduced Life Cover as part of our offering and how it just makes sense that as the leading provider of Wills in SA, we now also offer affordable Life Insurance to our clients.

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ALEX SIMEONIDES CHATS TO DAVID WATTS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF WILLS

David Watts and our CEO, Alex Simeonides, have an important discussion about Wills and the misconceptions about having a Will drafted. They unpack the results of a recent national survey to get to the bottom of why so many South Africans don’t have a valid Last Will and Testament in place, including that 60% of South Africans over the age of 25 don’t have a Will in place. Learn how easy Capital Legacy has made it to get your Will drafted for free, in less than an hour and get peace of mind.

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CONSIDERING PURCHASING PROPERTY OVERSEAS? MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE CORRECT WILL TO COVER YOUR OFFSHORE ASSETS.

Not all countries share the same laws when it comes to inheritance and how they deal with or apply tax. So, when you are about to purchase assets, like property, it’s important that you understand what the implications will be when you pass away, and your assets need to be distributed to your heirs or beneficiaries. Unless you have a valid Will, there may be much confusion around what exactly it is you own, where you own it and to whom it should go to. What does living abroad mean for your Estate Plan and do you need to amend your Last Will and Testament should something happen to you? Wills are divided into three different categories when dealing with international assets, namely: – local, worldwide and offshore Wills. Read the full article to learn more about this important topic.

Additional Links:

https://www.bbrief.co.za/2021/11/02/make-sure-you-have-the-correct-will-to-cover-your-offshore-assets/

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OVER A MILLION SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES DO NOT HAVE A LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

The South African government is the single largest employer in the country with over 1.3-million employees across multiple sectors including teachers, nurses, doctors, municipal workers, police officers and defence force members. It came to light recently that as many as 1-million government employees do not have a Last Will and Testament in place. Capital Legacy launched a division 18 months ago exclusively to help educate and support the government sector and help more government employees get their Wills in order. The results have been nothing short of astonishing, with already over 15 000 government employees getting their Wills drafted with Capital Legacy. Our unique KeyPlan™ is designed specifically for government employees and offers free Will drafting, cover for legal fees at death, immediate cash benefits, plus cover for your children’s education. Leave a lasting legacy and get your Will sorted today.

Additional links

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/lifestyle/over-1-million-south-african-government-employees-do-not-have-a-last-will-and-testament/
https://eminetra.co.za/over-1-million-south-african-government-officials-have-no-will/402659/
https://www.banoyi.com/over-a-million-south-african-government-employees-do-not-have-a-last-will-and-testament-148195.html