How We Can Help

How we can help

Financial advice that makes the most of life

The journey toward financial freedom should be smooth, secure and successful. Getting helpful and professional advice can play a role in making that happen. We understand that great financial planning is not about a quick-fix, it’s about a well-structured plan that helps you recognise opportunities, consolidate gains and protect against risks and enjoyment of life without financial concerns.

We equip ourselves knowledge, insight and wisdom so that we can assist clients at different life stages, to have a practical financial strategy that will enable them to reach their financial goals sooner.

But what about you? What are your financial goals? Could a financial plan inspire, equip and empower you to make them reality? We believe it can, and we can help you make it happen.

Let’s look at how we can help you.

Who can benefit from our advice?

  • Getting started financially

    If you’re just starting out on your financial journey, perhaps you have started your first job and you want to make the most of your income and reduce debt, such as a HECS debt or personal loan.

    We can help you establish a financial plan and a budget that addresses your investment, superannuation and insurance advice needs, which are the building blocks of your financial future.

    Growing investments and protecting your lifestyle

    At this point in your life your priorities may be changing, but you still want to build wealth. Perhaps you are on a reasonable income and you want advice on ways in which to grow and protect your money. Your financial adviser can help.

    We can consider the financial security of your loved ones, while you continue to grow your investment and super assets. Yes, it is possible to continue on a financial journey even with an active lifestyle or the expense of a young family.

  • Getting realistic about retirement

    If you are in the 45 – 55 age bracket you might be at a point in your life where your income is getting higher, but your commitments and expenses are also greater. We can show you how your investments and super can flourish while maintaining financial security through an insurance protection plan.

    This is also a good time to look at pre-retirement strategies so when the time comes, you have a sound plan in place to take you smoothly into retirement.

    At this stage in your life, we can give you the sophisticated, specific advice you need.

  • Organising and enjoying your retirement

    The run up to retirement presents some unique opportunities to restructure your super and investments, save tax and set yourself up for a worry-free future. We have the know-how to make it work for you.

    When you are ready to relax into retirement you want a secure income, access to Centrelink benefits and to enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have a plan to make sure your assets are passed on the way you want them to be.

    We can help reduce any stress about your retirement, so you can live the lifestyle you want.

  • Navigating Aged Care

    We all want to be young for as long as possible, enjoying the best life has to offer, but inevitably, we all get older and our needs and level of care change as we enter different phases of our life.

    Managing these changes can be stressful and emotional as we want to make good decisions for ourselves and those we care about.

    As a professional financial adviser specialising in aged care, we can help you understand where to start. We can explain the types of care, cost, whether you need to consider selling the family home and how the age pension comes in to play.

    Aged care can be complex and the rules and legislation are constantly evolving, but you don’t need to be overwhelmed. Some sound advice can help you understand your options.

  • Managing your SMSF

    If you are considering being the trustee of your own superannuation fund via a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF), you will be responsible for the ongoing management of the fund. This involves making investment decisions and ensuring the fund complies with relevant legislation.

    Compared to many other superannuation structures, an SMSF can provide control, may deliver cost savings and can offer wider investment choice and flexibility.

    Before you decide to set up a SMSF, we can help you to understand the time and the skills required, as well as your ongoing obligations and responsibilities as a SMSF trustee.

    To give yourself the greatest opportunity to run a well-managed and compliant SMSF, talk to us so we can discuss your individual needs and objectives and help you decide if an SMSF is appropriate for you.

  • Protecting your income and family

    Insurance is designed to protect you if things go wrong. You probably have insurance on your house and car, perhaps you have private healthcare, but do you have wealth protection insurance?

    It can be easy to neglect wealth protection insurance such as Income Protection, trauma insurance and total and permanent disability insurance. This insurance cover is designed to protect your family and your lifestyle if things go wrong. In many cases when our clients first come to us, they do not understand the full value of protecting day-to-day living expenses, should you find yourself unable to earn an income.

    We can discuss your needs and outline some affordable options. In some cases the premiums can be tax deductible.

  • Supporting you as a small business owner

    Like us, some of our clients are small-to-medium sized business owners. They enjoy the freedom of running their own business, being their own boss and building relationships with their clients who value the service they provide. With hard work and careful planning, self-employment can bring financial and lifestyle rewards. But without the certainty of a regular income, being a small business owner requires support so you can grow and prosper.

    As a financial adviser, we can discuss ways in which you can manage your cashflow, set aside money for tax, grow your retirement savings, protect your income and set up a plan should you, or a business partner, exit the business for any reason.

    We can discuss wealth protection options for your business and tailor specific strategies to help you manage the risks and safeguard your business from unexpected events.