Editorial staff
1 minute read
15 Sep 2021
6:45 am

Where there’s a will, there’s a better way of dying

Editorial staff

Drawing up a will is not difficult and can save even more pain and heartache for those you leave behind.

It sounds almost ghoulish to think about – as if you are subconsciously willing the worst to happen – but having a proper will in place in the event of your untimely death is the best gift you can leave to your loved ones. This week sees another annual campaign to promote the awareness of, and importance of, a last will and testament. More than 50% of working South Africans do not have a will and at least 70% of the working class who died in 2019 did so without leaving a will. This week’s campaign, spearheaded by the department...