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What are the advantages of emigration?

What are the advantages of emigration?

Many South African expats leave South Africa with their minds firmly focussed on their overseas opportunities. For South Africans who have successfully emigrated and made their lives abroad, the advantages of emigration, far outweigh the challenges.   The...
What is financial emigration?

What is financial emigration?

There’s a massive difference between physical and financial emigration from South Africa. Physical emigration entails relocating your life, your belongings, and your family to another country. Financial emigration starts with informing the South African Reserve Bank...
When Does My Family Trust Terminate?

When Does My Family Trust Terminate?

South African living abroad? Here’s what you need to know if you’re the beneficiary of a family trust. Family trusts are popular financial vehicles for parents to ensure their loved ones are cared for long after they’ve passed away. However, life has a way of changing...
Add a South African flavour to your expat Christmas

Add a South African flavour to your expat Christmas

Christmas can be a challenging time for South African expats living abroad. If your family and friends are not with you and you haven’t yet had the chance to create your own network, it can be a lonely time as you hanker for that good old South African festive spirit....
SACanada Forum for South Africans living in Canada

SACanada Forum for South Africans living in Canada

Moving abroad can be a daunting prospect if you know nothing about the country you are moving to and if you have no friends or contacts there. In the days prior to the Internet this was even more difficult. However, with the advent of the ‘digital highway’ you can now...