Should You Use Google for Financial Advice?

The easiest way to find an answer to most questions these days is to google it. In fact it has become a standard response to a question hasn’t it? “What’s the population of France?” “I don’t know, google it” “What was the name of that movie with Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman? “Oh hang on, … Continue reading Should You Use Google for Financial Advice?

The Future of Advice

Earlier this month I presented at the Adviser Edge Conference - the world's first Social Advice Summit. Over three days some of the leading advice professionals from around Australia gathered to share ideas and learn about the future of advice. There was no discussion about the latest investment product or how compliance or regulation is affecting … Continue reading The Future of Advice

Take Control of Your Cashflow – Time to Do It

In a post last year I outlined the steps to Take Control of Your Cashflow. There are plenty of lists like that around. I'm sure you've seen them before and probably read them too and thought - that's a good idea, I should do that. Well what are you waiting for? If you are serious … Continue reading Take Control of Your Cashflow – Time to Do It

5 Reasons to use a Financial Adviser/Mentor

Recently I was asked if all financial advisers do is give advice on shares. There is so much more a great adviser can do for you. To start with a Financial Plan that is regulary reviewed can provide you with a number of key outcomes. Here are 5 reasons to use a Financial Adviser/Mentor that don't mention … Continue reading 5 Reasons to use a Financial Adviser/Mentor