According to the Chinese zodiac, when the Chinese New Year began on 5 February this year we entered the Year of the Pig. By all accounts this promises to be a period of success in all spheres of life.
Giving is a deeply personal choice, one which motivates individuals to donate to causes that are close to their hearts. Given the intimate nature of giving, the act of philanthropy touches both the giver and the receiver.
For many wealthy South Africans buying a home abroad is becoming an increasingly popular way to invest for the future.
For ultra-high-net-worth families with complex business and fnancial structures, the family offce has long been a way to manage their affairs. Among the oldest is the family offce founded by famous American oil baron John D Rockefeller in 1882 to administer his family's businesses and philanthropic initiatives.