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‘Burning’ for astute regulation

Though well intended, government regulation of investment advice over the last twenty years created supervision and compliance that suffocates financial service delivery. Political appetite for higher governance and control has driven the following: Financial Services Reform (FSR) Act of 2001, 2009 Ripoll inquiry, 2010 Cooper Review, 2012 FOFA Legislation, 2014...

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...

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...

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...