What are your goals and financial aspirations in life? And how do you plan to reach them?
Two simple, but powerful, questions.
We all have different needs and wants in life. For some, the priority is building wealth and planning for a comfortable retirement. For others, it is making their money work harder for them in the short term, so they can achieve a better work/life balance in the medium term. For others again, it is ensuring they have enough set aside to offer their children private school education.
Financial planning is the key to helping you achieve your financial goals. Engaging a professional financial planner and member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia can provide peace of mind as you seek to grow your wealth and protect your assets. Speak to a financial adviser at MBA Financial Strategists today.
Financial planning is the process of determining your short and long term goals and then developing financial strategies to meet those goals.
A financial planner can help you do this.
Think of a financial planner as a personal trainer for your money. He or she can bring the right knowledge, expertise and guidance to help you identify your individual goals – and provide the blueprint for you to achieve them.
In today’s complex and ever-changing fiscal world, it’s never been more important to seek qualified and experienced guidance to help you secure a successful financial future.
A financial planner with a sound understanding of investment, taxation and government rules and regulations can work with you to develop an individualised tailored plan to suit your age, your income, your stage of life and what you are trying to achieve.
It’s about making wise choices about your money today, in order to reach your goals of tomorrow.
Maximising your wealth is based around a three-step strategy:
There are a number of factors that can affect financial planning.
The key factors include:
There’s an old-fashioned notion that only wealthy people need a financial planner.
We challenge that notion.
Instead, we believe there is value in receiving the right financial advice every stage of your life – because tomorrow’s financial success depends on making wise financial choices today.
With the right financial advice, you can confidently take advantage of financial opportunities when they present themselves.
Importantly, you can also guard yourself against events that could prevent your goals from being achieved.
Fast fact: A Queensland University of Technology study found that 83% of financial planning clients report having a sense of security (83%), financial well-being (82%), sense of control (78%) and peace of mind (77%).
A financial planner will work with you to design a personalised and tailored plan, develop a roadmap and keep you on track.
Having a financial plan in place can:
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A financial plan can help you at every stage in your life:
This is a time of growth and establishment. You’re building your career, perhaps starting a family, buying your first home or establishing a new enterprise. This is the time to establish sound financial practices in your life, keep debt under control, protect your most important assets (you and your family) and start building your wealth.
This is the time to start consolidating all you’ve worked for to date. But it is also a time of financial pressure – as you juggle your career with family life and the expenses that go along with it. A sound financial plan can help you build your wealth while protecting you and your family – and your financial goals – in the event of an adverse event. Your financial plan can guide you in investing, building wealth, reducing debt, self-managed superannuation funds, managing tax and preparing for retirement.
You’re still working, but retirement is on your radar. By now, your priorities will be focussed on reducing debt, maximising your super, continuing to grow your wealth and protecting your assets.
This is a period of rest and relaxation, but it doesn’t mean your finances need to rest! Now is the time to put into action your plans for retirement living, gifting to your family and estate planning.
Your financial planner will use a wide range of financial planning strategies and models to help you achieve your financial and life goals. These may include:
Put simply, financial planning can provide a blueprint to financial security and allow you to make financial decisions with confidence.
We are a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia, and every year, we help thousands of South Australians grow their wealth in a sound and sustainable way.
Why are we different? Because we are passionate about financial empowerment for our clients and ensuring they are in control and understand their personal finances.
Take the first step to taking control of your financial future and achieving your financial goals today by contacting the team at MBA Financial Strategists.
MBA Financial Strategists Pty Ltd ABN 13 008 285 756 is an Authorised Representative and Credit Representative of AMP Financial Planning Pty Limited, Australian Financial Services Licensee and Australian Credit Licensee. This article contains information that is general in nature. It does not take into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular person. You need to consider your financial situation and needs before making any decisions based on this information.