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What to expect

What to expect when you see a financial planner - the 7 step process

The law requires that any personal advice you receive from us must be appropriate to your circumstances. While you have the right not to tell us personal information, if you don't, the advice you receive may not be appropriate to your needs and your financial situation. When we meet we will take you through a 7-step process.

Quick Guide to preparing for your first meeting with us, please have available the following information:

  • Assets & liability amounts
  • Expenses/budget
  • Income e.g. pay slips or tax return
  • Superannuation annual statements
  • Details of existing insurance
  • Tax file number
  • Photo identification
  • Spouse's and/or dependants details

Step 1: Initial Consultation

An initial consultation that allows us to find out about each other.

In this initial consultation we sit down and get to know each other. We talk you through the
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Step 2: Fact Finding

We will collect all the information we need from you (sometimes called 'fact finding')

After we have gotten to know each other and discovered what your goals, objectives and aspirations are we start collecting...

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Step 3: Identify your goals

We will help you identify your goals and current financial position. We normally do this at the same time as the 'fact find'.

We have discovered what your personal situation is and your goals.

Your fin...

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Step 4: Consider the strategies

We will consider the strategies (eg, social security, super, debt, estate planning, protection, investing etc), then develop and present you with written recommendations in a financial plan (ca...

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Step 5: Discuss the recommendations

We will discuss the recommendations with you and make sure you are comfortable and agree with them.

Once the Statement of Advice is complete. Your financial planner will give you a call to book an appointment ...

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Step 6: Implementation

We will implement the agreed recommendations using our strategic tools which include an wide range of products.

We have an extensive Approved Products and Services List (APSL) which we regard as our 'tools' to...

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Step 7: Review

We will periodically help you review your objectives, financial situation and needs.

After everything is in place, your financial planner will notify you and begin tracking your progress. Monthly updates are p...

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The Wealthsure AFSL applies to financial product advice only. Please note Mortgage Brokering, General Insurance, Accounting, Legal Document Drafting, Taxation, Real Estate and Business coaching are not considered to be financial products.

The information contained within the website is of a general nature only. Whilst every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the material, Connect 4 Financial Services Pty Ltd will not bear responsibility or liability for any action taken by any person, persons or organisation on the purported basis of information contained herein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, no person, persons or organisation should invest monies or take action on reliance of the material contained herein but instead should satisfy themselves independently of the appropriateness of such action.

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