It probably comes as no surprise to anyone that there is a significant underinsurance gap between what we would need to maintain our standard of living should the unthinkable happen, and what we are actually covered for in the way of insurance. Australia is one of the most underinsured nations in the developed world, ranking […]
Owning your own home has long been the Australian dream but after years of strong house price growth it’s becoming less of a reality for many. This has major implications for retirement planning. The major factor behind the shifting approach to home ownership is the prohibitive price of property, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne. As […]
Let’s hope it never happens to you, but have you ever considered the consequences if you were sick or injured and needed extended time off work? Would you have enough in savings to cover food, rent or mortgage, plus possible medical bills? Our records indicate that whilst you have other important insurances in place you […]
One of the joys in life is that we don’t know what will happen next. Most of us have positive expectations but sometimes Life doesn’t follow our lead and we’re dealt a blow. It’s how we manage each experience – or how we’ve planned ahead – that will make it either good or bad for […]
Trauma insurance is the middle child of the personal insurance family. It’s overshadowed by its better-known siblings but it’s a quiet achiever that will do the heavy lifting when the circumstances require it. What trauma insurance is and isn’t Trauma insurance – sometimes known as critical illness insurance – provides a lump sum payment in […]
Is it a) your house, b) your superannuation, or c) your income? For most people, the answer is c). Without the ability to earn income we don’t have the money to pay the bills and save for the future. Financial security doesn’t just mean accumulating wealth but also protecting it. Many people insure their house […]
If you entered the world between 1980 and 1996 you’re part of the “millennial generation”. You’ve grown up in an age of unprecedented abundance and incredible technical innovation, and as a group, enjoy a greater wealth of opportunity – professionally, socially and recreationally – than any previous generation. Many goods and services have never been […]
Australia, take a bow. We are on the brink of overtaking the Netherlands’ record for the longest period without a recession and very close to pulling off an even greater feat. Not only have we survived the end of an extraordinary mining boom without going bust, but the economy is showing signs of renewed growth. […]
Life insurance is one of the most important investments you can make to protect your family’s future wellbeing. And like any investment, it needs careful consideration. Taking out too little or too much insurance can be costly. Failing to disclose all relevant information to an insurer could result in a claim being denied – possibly […]
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 […]
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.
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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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