Getting good financial advice can make a big difference to your retirement outcome, but before you take the plunge make sure you understand what’s involved.
Just because a financial planner’s business card doesn’t display the logo of a bank or insurance company doesn’t mean he or she is independent.
Finding a truly independent financial adviser is not easy, but don’t let that put you off. We’ve done the hard work for you.
Despite the scandals of recent years, the evidence is clear that good financial advice can provide both material and intangible benefits.
Most of us could benefit from personal financial advice at some point in our lives, but finding an independent, qualified adviser attuned to your needs is crucial.
Getting high-quality independent financial advice is too important to put in the too-hard basket. These red flags will help you avoid bad advisers.
When you see a financial adviser, there are rules about the documents and information you must be given to ensure the advice is in your best interests and will help you make informed decisions.
There’s a huge unmet demand for affordable financial advice and super funds are keen to fill the gap.
It’s a rare person who doesn’t want to improve their financial situation, but cost is often a barrier to seeking advice. Yet free advice does exist if you know where to look.
Call it the COVID-19 Catch-22. Even though more SMSFs report an unquenched thirst for advice, fewer are seeking out financial planners.
All financial advisers can offer the same smorgasbord of services, from investments and super to insurance and estate planning. But not all advisers are the same.
In this video members of the Profession of Independent Financial Advisers provide some insights into how to find a financial adviser that is right for you, and how to make the most of the financial advice process.
How much you should pay for financial advice depends on a range of factors, including the type and extent of advice that you receive.
Most people know good financial advice can help them, but many question whether it’s really worth the money. When it comes to planning your retirement, however, there can be valuable benefits – both in terms of your finances and your emotional wellbeing.
We asked financial advisers to share their top tips. From downsizing your home to changing the way you think about retirement, here’s what they want us to know.