September 10, 2019

Last Will and Testament

A critical part of a complete financial plan is the drafting of a Last Will and Testament. This is a service offered by FPM to our […]
August 31, 2018

National Wills Week

The Law Society of South Africa celebrates National Wills Week from the 17th to the 21st of September 2018. As spring approaches and the inevitable process […]
October 10, 2017

What are the duties of an Executor?

Let’s start by explaining the meaning of the term “Executor”. In the legal sense, it refers to the person or company who you nominate in your […]
September 4, 2017

Matters to consider when drafting a Last Will and Testament

When considering the content of your Will, there are a number of important decisions to make to ensure that your family is not left in an […]
August 10, 2017

As a couple, should you have a joint or separate last will and testament

We all know the importance of having a Last Will and Testament that is up to date. This document is certainly one of the fundamental pillars […]
July 10, 2017

Have you nominated beneficiaries on your life assurance policies?

  In the event of your death, if there is no beneficiary nomination on your policies, the life cover which is paid in terms of the […]
July 10, 2017

What happens if you die without a last will and testament?

Two events are inevitable in life – paying tax and dying. Both events need careful planning to make sure that the best possible outcomes are achieved […]
June 1, 2017

How to avoid WWIII

You know what they say, “Where there’s a Will, there’s a family”. Almost everyone can relate a story of a family descending into unhappiness and uncertainty […]
May 3, 2017

Are your wishes clear if you were to die while your children are still minors?

This is always a very difficult conversation to have with our clients when we are reviewing estate planning principles with them, because it is not a […]