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 […]
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 […]
By Chris Scriva Getting a mortgage is a big decision that has a long-term impact on your finances and lifestyle. But in the excitement of saving and searching for a property, it’s common for people to think more about the “now”, and little about the “what ifs”. The ultimate in planning is to test your […]
It’s great when things go according to plan – but in case they don’t, you need a financial safety net. Here are three ways to protect what matters most. It’s easy to put off thinking about your personal insurance while you’re young and healthy. But the truth is, we never know what’s around the corner […]
Just because your children are adults, with good jobs and maybe even married with children of their own, it doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be considered in your retirement plans. Family is a risk that many don’t consider when planning for retirement. After all, you probably have little or no debt now the kids are independent […]
New Year is traditionally the season of fresh starts and personal resolutions. Along with diet and exercise, getting ahead financially makes it onto many wish lists year in and year out. But a brighter financial future is likely to remain a pipedream without a back-up if things don’t go to plan. While setting goals is […]
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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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