What is financial advice?

Financial advice means different things to different people, depending on their needs and goals. Whether it’s getting your affairs in order to optimising your existing investments, to taking advantage of new opportunities, getting advice from a qualified financial expert can help you achieve your goals sooner, and with more confidence.

Depending on your needs, there are three advice options you can choose from.

General advice and information – Getting the facts

This is advice without taking into account your personal situation or needs including factual information in response to any questions you might have about your finances. An adviser will help you translate any financial jargon and explain the purpose and rules around different financial products. For example, you may want to know how salary sacrifice works.

Focused advice – Advice on a specific matter

This is personal advice on one particular topic. The advice focuses specifically on your situation and needs in relation to that one specific matter and does not take into consideration your other financial affairs. For example, you may only need help implementing a transition to retirement strategy.

Comprehensive advice – A plan for all your financial matters

This is personal advice that looks at all areas of your finances on an ongoing basis. A financial adviser will develop a financial plan that’s tailored to your situation, needs and financial goals. Your adviser can also regularly review your plan to take into account any changing circumstances to ensure you stay on track to achieving your goals.

What financial advice can do for you

Your financial and lifestyle plans are unique to you so we won’t pretend to know what you’re planning next. But if you like making smart decisions about your finances, you can benefit from having access to a specialist in that field.

With access to our financial advisers who listen and speak your language, you can get help you with anything – from managing your cash flow, changing your investment cover, investing your income, or simply getting a savings plan started.

No matter what stage of life you’re at – whether you’re saving for the kids’ education or wanting to find the most suitable transition to retirement strategy for you, financial advice can help get you there. All Stages Financial Planning can help you either choose a product or service that best meets your needs or help you decide what your next move will be.

For more information about financial planning advice phone All Stages Financial Planning on 0422 287 760. Financial Planners in Churchlands.

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