Super and Pension

Next to our own home, our superannuation savings are often our largest asset. While we cannot access the funds until later in life it deserves as much care and attention as any aspect of your financial planning. The long term nature of this investments means that having your funds invested in the right place makes a big difference when you do come to retire.

Superannuation is not an investment in itself, it is a concessionally taxed structure designed to save for retirement. Knowing where to invest, how much to contribute (and when) is essential to ensure you maximise every possible opportunity and avoid the common mistakes.

Constant changes in legislation and market conditions means that active long term management will result in better retirement.

  • Covid-19 resources

    Multiple sources of help and further explanations are available below regarding the relief packages and programs recently released by our Governments. All relate to Covid-19 and are grouped here so you don’t have to go searching for the information.​ If you have any questions, or require further assistance, please send us an email or phone.​

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    A 16-year study by Vanguard Investments that found a financial adviser effectively adds around 3% to the value of a client’s portfolio over time.

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