Investors who focus mainly on pre-tax returns may gain a misleading impression of their real investment performance. And, in turn, they may not give enough attention to trying to keep their tax costs – along with their other investment costs – to a minimum. Investors have a powerful incentive to efficiently manage tax on their […]
The breakdown of a relationship is a sad and stressful time for everyone involved. Getting some advice can help make it easier – especially where your finances are concerned. Divorce is ranked as one of the most stressful life events . Even if you and your spouse separate amicably, divorce can be difficult – emotionally […]
We all want our children to have the best possible future. Here are three things you can do today to help give your kids a good start in life. Having a family is one of the milestones in life that gets you thinking seriously about your financial situation. After all, we want to be able […]
Are you thinking about early retirement? Can’t wait to get your hands on your superannuation nest egg? Then brace yourself, because the bar you need to jump before you get your hands on your retirement savings has just been raised a notch. Generally speaking, you can’t access your super until you reach a certain age, […]
It’s been a volatile time on global investment markets, as shares and other assets are knocked about. At times like these it’s little wonder that more cautious investors decide it’s too risky to line up at the start line. No sensible person would take risks with their hard-earned cash for the sake of it, but […]
Australia has recently signed a number of free trade agreements (FTAs) and has another in the pipeline with India. The landmark deal with China and the largest free trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) between 12 Asia-Pacific nations, including the United States will have a significant impact on all Australians. As tariff barriers fall like […]
We’ve all heard the term work life balance many times. But how many of us actually achieve it? Work life balance means different things to different people. It’s possible to get the balance that’s right for you – but it does take some planning. What is work life balance? Simply put, work life balance is […]
Dreaming of waking up to a chorus of birds instead of the roar of traffic? You don’t have to do the full tree or sea change to escape the rat race. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, about two thirds of Australians live in a big city. There’s no doubt that big city life […]
It’s springtime – so before Christmas and summer holidays wreak havoc on your budget, take some time to get your finances in order. The house isn’t the only place that needs a spring clean. Messy money management can potentially cost you thousands of dollars – and hold you back from achieving your goals. Here are […]
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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.
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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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