Have you ever opened your credit card statement and wanted to kick yourself over all the money you spent?
Maybe you’ve sat down and counted all the unnecessary items you bought this year and wish you could have saved that money for a holiday or put it away for a rainy day – or maybe you just can’t figure out why you’re not able to save enough each month…
Chances are, like millions of people around the world, your spending habits are the cause. Continue reading
Many clients see their insurance or investment broker as a trusted advisor who has their best interests at heart when recommending a policy – and that’s how it should be. Unfortunately, some brokers are motivated by commissions instead of their clients’ financial goals.
So, what kind of broker do you have? To find out, let’s take a look at the difference between trustworthy, client-focused brokers and commission chasers. Continue reading
When laws and regulations change, it’s the responsibility of every financial advisor to take note of new regulations, apply them in accordance with the law, and keep clients informed about their rights and responsibilities.
In this article we take a close look at two new regulations from the Financial Services Board and find out how they affect both financial advisors and their clients. For more information on these new regulations, feel free to contact the Northwood team today. Continue reading
At Northwood, we take a unique approach to financial consulting – we work for our clients.
Financial plans that clear the way for success
Everyone has their own unique set of goals and values in life. Northwood builds on your financial needs and life goals to create a financial plan that will put you on the path to success. Continue reading
As we enter the last quarter of the year, many business owners are counting the weeks until December. With the rush to sign clients and boost cash flow ahead of the festive season, it’s easy to forget one very important thing – your company’s annual review. Continue reading
As we get older, our risk of illness and disability increases – it’s one of the hard facts of life. As medical science improves year on year, our chances of living longer are constantly increasing, along with the cost of healthcare – this makes it crucially important to understand how every person’s risk profile changes as they get older. Let’s find out more. Continue reading
As a financial consultancy that believes in personalised service, Northwood believes in guiding clients along the road to success – and there’s no better tool for doing this than a financial roadmap. Continue reading
If you read our blog regularly, you’ll know how much emphasis Northwood places on risk insurance for our clients – but how many people really claim on their risk cover? The figures may surprise you. Continue reading
Northwood’s range of financial planning and consulting services are designed to take each of our clients’ businesses to the next level – and new clients are no exception.
We’d like to make you an offer: if you’re a new client signing up with us, we’ll give you a 25% discount on our services – but only the first five respondents qualify for this significant saving. Continue reading
In our previous blog post we outlined some of the differences between traditional company tax and the new turnover tax that SARS recently introduced. Now that we’ve covered the basic differences between these two types of tax, let’s get down to the difficult part – choosing which type of tax to register for. Continue reading