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Our take on the Royal Commission into Banking etc.

With all the ‘noise’ about financial services that’s forever in the media, we're sure you’ve heard us suggest you turn a deaf ear to it. But with the volume amped up extra high in recent weeks due to the Royal Commission, we feel the time’s come to share our 2 cents worth. Lots we already [...]

2018-10-05T01:45:25+00:00 May 4th, 2018|

Be rewarded for healthy choices.

If you look after yourself well – or you need a little push to do so – here's something you might find interesting... Available to AIA insurance holders, AIA Vitality is a science-backed health & wellbeing program that rewards you for your healthy choices*. Put simply, you earn points for all sorts of healthy choices and actions: Complete [...]

2018-02-26T00:09:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|

Jason Petersen on Switzer TV

This week, Jason Petersen, our Head of Wealth Management, was interviewed by Peter Switzer on Switzer TV. With interest rates on term deposits and bonds so low, the topic of their conversation was, "How do you find reliable income streams?" Jason spoke about a range of strategies used by 5 Financial. This includes equity investing which [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:23+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

Options for a young couple

Jason Petersen, our Head of Wealth Management, was recently asked to write for the 'Ask the Experts' section in Money Magazine®. (This is Jason's seventh appearance in Money Magazine in the past 19 months.) Featured in the November 2017 edition, the article consists of a case study about a young couple weighing up what they [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:23+00:00 December 5th, 2017|

ESG criteria: thinking more deeply about your investments.

Increasingly we find people are interested in their investments beyond their financial return. They want to know more about the nature of the companies and organisations they’re investing in: are they good ‘corporate citizens’ with a good track record in environmental, social and governance concerns? It’s a question we’re asked about a lot – so [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:23+00:00 November 28th, 2017|

Christmas holiday closure dates

Hi everyone, Just a note to say 5 Financial will close for the Christmas break from Friday 22 December to 1 January (inclusive). We open our doors again on Tuesday 2 January 2018. In the meantime, we take this opportunity to thank all of our clients (we love working with you!) and we wish each [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:23+00:00 November 27th, 2017|

Paperwork – simplified!

For clients of 5 Financial, we’re always on the lookout for ways to help make managing your financial world easier. Most now use our wealth portal (MyProsperity) as a way of keeping track of their finances, and are enjoying doing so. We’ve recently begun using a new feature available within MyProsperity – that is, the [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:23+00:00 November 15th, 2017|

Drowning out the noise.

Everyday we are each subjected to a barrage of 'noise' about the state of the market. The ups and downs of different sectors gets daily airplay.  And it's easy to feel edgy about whether there's something you should be doing or changing in response to that. Our philosophy is to encourage our clients to tune [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:23+00:00 July 29th, 2017|

Most Trusted Advisers Network

From its website, "The Most Trusted Adviser Network lists some of the best financial advisers in Australia, as rated by their clients." We are delighted that Jason Petersen, our Head of Wealth Management, has been selected in this elite group. Here's some info from the website: "The Most Trusted Adviser Network website is a completely independent initiative [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:23+00:00 June 21st, 2017|

Jason in Money Mag’s ‘Ask the Expert’

Our Head of Wealth Management, Jason Petersen, features in May 2017's Money Magazine's 'Ask the Experts' article. This time Jason writes his recommendations for Michele Mossop who's weighing up the pros and cons of selling her Sydney apartment to unlock some capital, or staying put and taking out a reverse mortgage. Jason touches on issues [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:23+00:00 May 15th, 2017|