How your marriage contract affects your finances

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It is estimated that more than 138 000 individuals get married in South Africa every year. It will be interesting to see how this number is impacted by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, which has brought about restrictions on gatherings.

When people want to get married, they often don’t talk about the type of marriage contract they want to enter into. This is for a number of reasons:

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