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Stories of wills, loss, and legacy
It's easy to dismiss the idea that a last will and testament could genuinely ease the emotional toll of losing someone dear, but real-life stories underscore the significance of this legal document. 11 Sep 2023 Read more

Where there's no will, there's drama, chaos... and greedy family members
We all know the old saying, "Where there's a will, I want to be in it". Well, this couldn't be closer to the truth, especially when it comes to family. 1 Sep 2023 Read more

National Wills Week - Why it's important for all South Africans
Capital Legacy officially endorses the Law Society of South Africa's (LSSA) "National Wills Week", running from 11 to 15 September this year. This initiative takes place annually, where participating firms offer basic will drafting services for free. 29 Aug 2023 Read more

More than 3.2 million South Africans may become spouses in 2023
More than 3.2 million people in South Africa involved in life partnerships will breathe a collective sigh of relief at the news that Parliament has released the Judicial Matters Amendment Bill ("the Bill"). 21 Apr 2023 Read more

Where there's no will, there's drama!
Talking about your will is not exactly exciting stuff. It's not on the top of most people's "to-do" lists. But watching the drama unfold when there's a death in the family with no will in place is enough to form the script of almost any TV soapie. The drama is real. 30 Mar 2023 Read more

Priscilla contests will of only daughter Lisa Marie Presley
Fans of Lisa Marie Presley (Elvis Presley's only child) recently got a double shock. 23 Feb 2023 Read more

Strategic transaction between Capital Legacy and Sanlam Limited announced
South Africa's fast-growing wills and estates administrator Capital Legacy and the diversified financial services group Sanlam Limited (Sanlam) have announced that they are joining forces by creating an even more compelling wills, estates and trusts business together. 6 Feb 2023 Read more

Who will pay the school fees if you pass away?
"While most people understand the value of insuring, for example their bond, insuring their child's education isn't usually something that is top of mind or discussed when planning for the unforeseen. Clients are choosing EduCare™ because this is what it does and all it does; it uses a trust so there is peace of mind knowing that your insured funds for your child's future are not at risk if something should happen to you," - Alex Simeonides, CEO and co-founder of Capital Legacy 7 Nov 2022 Read more

Cape Town: The city that keeps on growing and growing
Our Mother City has many captivating qualities and is the top "semigration" destination in South Africa. 4 Nov 2022 Read more

Capital Legacy moving up in KZN
With the KZN economy being so hard hit with Covid, looting and then the floods, it's encouraging to see the resilience of many local businesses that not only weathered these storms but continue to grow from strength to strength. 21 Oct 2022 Read more

Capital Legacy: The new brand
Capital Legacy has evolved from its inception 10 years ago from a cheeky, entrepreneurial startup to a truly category-defining business. 18 Oct 2022 Read more

Celebrating 10 years of helping South Africans leave a legacy
Capital Legacy is South Africa's undisputed champion in the financial services industry for integrated wills and estates with insurance cover to indemnify the legal fees associated with passing away. 9 Sep 2022 Read more

National Wills Week - Official announcement and endorsement
Capital Legacy supports and endorses the Law Society of South Africa's Wills Week. National Wills Week is traditionally held every year in September where participating firms offer Basic Will drafting for free. 6 Sep 2022 Read more

September is Wills Month
"Most people know that they need a will, but statistics show that one of South Africans' major weaknesses is procrastination." 17 Aug 2022 Read more

The South African Reserve Bank announces intention to declare cryptocurrency as a financial product
The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) recently announced its intention to declare cryptocurrency as a financial product, which is in line with current worldwide trends as well as the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) which published a draft declaration of crypto assets as financial products in 2020. 18 Jul 2022 Read more

Tazkiya continues to add more value to the local Muslim community
Tazkiya™, the first-of-its-kind Sharia'h-compliant will, family takaful, life cover and estate administration offering in South Africa, has been further enhanced by now paying R10,000 towards the costs of burial services for its Muslim clients at no additional cost. 7 Jun 2022 Read more

Nearly a million South Africans live abroad - but how does this affect their wills?
Between 2015 and 2020 more than 128,000 people have emigrated from South Africa. To put it in perspective, this is more people than the whole population of Mbombela (Nelspruit), the capital of Mpumalanga. 6 Jun 2022 Read more

Mauritius: A country to die in
When thinking of Mauritius, one usually thinks of golden, sun drenched beaches, azure water, a lifestyle of leisure, and friendly people. Not to mention a very stable electricity grid, with no power blackouts, except the ones caused by the occasional cyclone . . . 11 May 2022 Read more

Mother's Day - an ode from a father
Did you know that a mother can do anything? No? Well, mothers can see around corners, they can hear children through thick walls, and they can even interpret the silence of their children as if it is a fully developed language. 6 May 2022 Read more

Capital Legacy - a success story
In these trying times of companies downscaling and more and more people losing their jobs, it's encouraging to know that there are some companies bucking this trend. 22 Apr 2022 Read more

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