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Estate Planning – Are you one of the 45%?

The end is an important part of everyone’s Financial Plan. Having an Estate Plan is an important part of the planning process. One of the most important legal documents you should have is your last will and testament. It must clearly state how your assets are to be distributed after you die. We all work […]


Beware of Pension Pressure

Changes to the pension assets test that came into force on January 1 have resulted in some retirees losing some, or all, of their pension entitlements. The big question now is whether the tighter assets test will encourage people to change the way they plan and behave in the years leading up to retirement to […]


February 2017

It’s hard to believe it’s February already, with the nation back at work and kids back at school after the summer holidays. While Australians flocked to the beach, it was business as usual on the global economic front. All eyes were on the US in January, where newly installed President Trump hit the ground running. […]


Counting the cost of education

A quality education is a lifelong resource and a powerful launching pad for young Australians. But with education costs rising at more than twice the rate of inflation, it’s more important than ever to plan ahead for the investment you’re making in your child.i Grandparents may also like to help their family by investing money […]


Getting your balance right in 2017

“We should catch up more often!” “Ooh, I could get used to this!” “I’ve been meaning to do that more often” “Mmm, this is the life…” Sound familiar? If you’ve ever said (or thought) the above, you’re not alone. It’s natural for the holidays to shape your ambitions for work/life balance in the year ahead. […]


January 2017

It’s January 2017 and the start of a new year. The sights and sounds of the Australian summer are everywhere, with test cricket, the Australian Open, surf, sand and cicadas. While 2016 may seem like a distant memory, December was a big month on the economic front. In the US, the Federal Reserve lifted interest […]


A global sea change – 2016: Year in Review

If 2016 taught us anything, it was to expect the unexpected. Britain’s vote to exit the European Union and Donald Trump’s election as the next US President surprised the pundits and markets alike. Markets generally hate surprises, yet in the closing weeks of the year so-called ‘Trump trades’ pushed shares, bond yields and the US […]


Self-employed? How to protect your income

When I first met Geoff, he had just set up his own printing business in his garage and was earning a moderate income. After borrowing to finance his equipment and start-up costs, it dawned on Geoff that if he were unable to work, he could find himself in serious financial difficulty. I pointed out a […]



Financial Advisor Adelaide

We are an award winning practice that has been providing financial advice to South Australians since 1969. We really enjoy getting to know our clients and building a relationship with them that lasts over many years. We have a diverse range of clients from mum and dad to AFL players to ASX CEOs. All of which have a diverse range of financial advice needs and very different relationships to maintain. Our clients describe a 'breath of fresh air', personable, expert and people with high integrity. Clients have also mentioned that they are not treated as a number and the advice is specific to them. Working with clients for clients.

Financial Planner Adelaide

The one most rewarding thing about being a financial planner in Adelaide is when you have been working collaboratively with a client in developing and building their goals and objectives and the come to fruition. This give both the clients and myself a real sense of achievement and to use the famous quote 'are we there yet?' and together we can say YES! There has never been a better time to look towards what you want to achieve and start a financial plan so you can get there too.

Financial Planning Adelaide

A person's financial story is like a jigsaw puzzle... "lots of pieces needing to be put into their correct places". A financial adviser can assist a client to put the pieces in the right places by having a series of simple conversations about where a they are currently situated, where they want to be and what strategies can assist them. Every client has a different financial story and goals. Each jigsaw puzzle will always be different. A good financial adviser is experienced at putting together a wide range of jigsaw puzzles. Helping a client put their own puzzle together and seeing their satisfaction is a wonderful feeling.


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