Guiding you through the financial implications of Divorce

Divorce is one of the most emotionally and financially devasting life experiences where women are often left financially vulnerable. Southwood Financial Planning is a team of women who understand these complexities and are both equipped and qualified to walk alongside...

How can I save when I have nothing left to save at the end of the month?

The Savings Institute of South Africa has designated July as the annual “Savings Month” on the South African calendar. The purpose of this initiative is to challenge consumers, to strive towards living within their means and to reinforce positive financial behaviour....

Celebrating Mandela Day 18 July 2022

Social responsibility is many things to many people but as a 100% women-owned and managed business, we believe this was the perfect organisation to give back to. Sparrow Society, a non-profit company based in Cape Town South Africa, aren’t just in the business of...

Are you ready for the 2022 modernised tax-filing season?

As always, keeping clients up-to-date with regards to the simplified, shortened tax-filing season. The South African Revenue Service (SARS) continues to modernise its digital platforms with the aim of providing taxpayers with a streamlined digital service offering...

What to do when you don’t know what to do?

In the words of Peter Lynch two years after the March 2020 Covid crash – “More money has been lost in crises trying to predict what is going to happen than actually in them”. As with all things unknown and uncertain, it is human nature to speculate how things...

Celebrating Youth Day 16 June

The transition from childhood to adulthood can be a difficult one. Young people face challenges such as leaving their parental home, moving into the world of work and beginning to build a family. But for young people today the challenge is even more difficult because...