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Suid-Afrikaanse immigrante vra gereeld: “Moet ek wag vir die wisselkoers om te verbeter voordat ek geld vanaf Suid-Afrika oordra?”

Dit bly ‘n moeilike vraag om te beantwoord. Die wisselkoers van die Suid-Afrikaanse Rand (ZAR) teenoor meeste ander geldeenhede verswak ...

2015 Budget Speech: South African Expats – What to Do?

Whatever goes up inevitably comes down to … When all is said and done the outcome of today’s 2015 Budget ...

South African Expats – Turn your retirement annuity into a deposit on your own home!

South African expats living abroad and holding retirement annuities back home have two choices: When paying a landlord’s mortgage because ...

South African Expats: There’s cash in unclaimed policies and NO SMALL PRINT

When it comes to cashing-in an unclaimed policy, the generic scepticism about what one can and cannot expect when wanting ...

Wie is SAID… want hy weet wie jy is!

SAID, oftewel SARS, se nuutste inisiatief fokus die kollig op oortreders van valutabeheer-vereistes… Insiggewende leesstof vir Suid-Afrikaners met buitelandse bankrekeninge! ...

The UK taxman ….. your new best friend if you have a pension in South Africa.

It’s not often that the taxman gives you money, but that’s exactly what will happen if you transfer the proceeds ...

South African Expats’ FAQ: Do I lose my citizenship when emigrating from South Africa?

It is a fair, and generally the first question people want an answer to when financial emigration comes up for ...

OPEN INVITATION TO SOUTH AFRICAN EXPATS…

If you are planning to visit South Africa and happen to be in Hermanus… you are invited for coffee. The ...

“I’m South African, I live in the UK ….. but don’t know if I’ll stay”

 Everyday people in this situation contact us to ask what they should do about their retirement annuities and preservation funds ...

A bird in the hand …

South Africans living abroad – to let hard-earned pension monies fall through the cracks is a waste! For a safe ...

South African Expats

For a free consultation to move your South African policies, retirement annuities and pension money to a bank near you, ...

South African expats often ask: “Should I wait for the exchange rate to improve before I transfer funds from SA?”

This remains a difficult question to answer. Over time, the Rand (ZAR) has declined against all the major currencies and ...

FROZEN PENSION IN SOUTH AFRICA?

Here’s what you can do if you live in the UK...    convert rand to sterling - eliminate exchange rate ...

A gift from the UK taxman…

...move your South African retirement fund into your UK pension and enjoy the bonus Imagine if you will. You’re a ...

South African pension transfers abroad demystified

The word pension was first recorded in the 1520’s, meaning: a "regular payment in consideration of past service.” As a ...

Keep in touch with your family’s wealth in South Africa!

Imagine if you will. You're a South African family living in Sydney, London, Ontario or Auckland. Mom, Dad and kids ...

Ons help Suid-Afrikaners wat in die buiteland woon om hul geld na hul nuwe tuisland oor te dra  

Ons is ’n geregistreerde Suid-Afrikaanse finansiëlediensteverskaffer wat Suid-Afrikaners wat in die buiteland woon help om hul finansiële bates na hul ...

You have the financial freedom to invest money outside South Africa

The first words recorded in the provisions of the South African constitution in 1996 talk about human dignity, equality and ...

Should I stay or should I go?

It's a question many of us are asking. Our approach – maybe both… Take advantage of the current opportunity to ...

Invest your money overseas and fund your lifestyle in South Africa

Do you know that you can invest money overseas with the blessing of the South African Reserve Bank and earn ...

A BONUS FROM THE UK TAXMAN FOR THOSE WITH A SOUTH AFRICAN PENSION!

Do you know there is a unique opportunity to transfer the proceeds of your SA retirement products to your UK ...