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Wotherspoon Wealth: 2018 FPA Professional Practice of the Year

On 21 November 2018, Wotherspoon Wealth was recognised by the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Australia as the 2018 Professional Practice of the Year. We are incredibly proud of our work so far, and of our team in living and breathing the highest of standards in providing valuable advice and...

Romania to Slovak Paradise

Some of you may remember our ‘Surprising Romania’ blog about this time last year.  Well last month, ‘Fitness on the Park’ (a North Adelaide Gym for experienced bodies) took a group of 20 intrepid bushwalkers on a hiking tour of Romania and via Krakow to Slovakia.  It was a great...

Surprising Romania

When I can prise my wife away from our dear grandchildren and ensure our dogs will be cared for, we’re keen travelers. The latest of these escapades included ten days exploring Romania and it was so surprisingly good that I wanted to share it with you. Romania is a latin...

Samantha Magic

Meet Sam Sam came to Australia from South Africa with her mother in 1988. So she’s really an Aussie, having lived longer in Australia than South Africa. But there are still strong ties with South Africa through her sister, brother and a parcel of nieces who still live there. Out...

Introducing Megan

As Wotherspoon Wealth continues to grow, we bring on specialist expertise to complement our team. Last November, Megan Henderson joined us as a Risk (Life Insurance) and Finance (Loans) specialist. Megan has 15 years of financial services experience, initially with superannuation before specialising in risk and more recently loans. She...

Introducing Oliver

If you’ve already had the pleasure of working with Oliver, you’ll have noticed his laid back and friendly nature. If you’ve not met him yet, Oliver is one of our financial advisers with over 10 years’ experience in the industry. Though he’d be embarrassed at this, Oliver is a case...

Wotherspoon Wealth Half Marathon

It’s almost a month since we stood at the Adelaide Oval, alongside Steve Moneghetti to officially start the Wotherspoon Wealth Half Marathon. Steve counted down, John sounded the starting horn and 1,500 runners headed out to ‘give their all’ over 21.2 kilometres. Altogether on the day, about 2,000 people tried...

Inspirational Iran

I’ve been an enthusiastic traveller for many years, improving my grasp of history after schooling mainly in maths, the sciences and languages.  Despite concern on the faces of many friends due to regional conflict, I recently spent a wonderful 3 weeks experiencing Iran and its people with their quiet dignity...