Take CONTROL in 2019: Are you preparing for a financial spring clean?

by Financial Advisers Brett Cribb, Steve Nicholas & James Marshall

Stratus Financial Group

A symbol of love, renewal, hope and growth, spring is also the season of marriages and births. While these are wonderful events, the fact is they can be costly so it’s wise to be financially prepared. Taking control of your financial affairs creates financial clarity to help you build a future where you will have greater choice and more opportunities to live your best life. Here are FIVE tips for your financial spring cleaning. Continue reading “Take CONTROL in 2019: Are you preparing for a financial spring clean?”

Helping Children in Australia and Uganda

The Fortnum Foundation raises money for children in need in Australia and Uganda to promote their well-being and provide education and protection.

Stratus Financial Group Principal Practice Director, Brett Cribb, said he was delighted to see Neil Younger, Fortnum Group CEO, present cheques on behalf of the Fortnum Foundation to four deserving children’s charities. Continue reading “Helping Children in Australia and Uganda”

Stratus Financial Group: WINNERS 2019 Practice of the Year Award AND 2019 Holistic Advice Firm of the Year

Stratus Financial Group has been awarded (for the second time), Practice of the Year at the Fortnum Financial Advisers gala awards night held in August this year on the Gold Coast AND now in September, the prestigious ifa Excellence Award for Holistic Advice Firm of the Year.   Continue reading “Stratus Financial Group: WINNERS 2019 Practice of the Year Award AND 2019 Holistic Advice Firm of the Year”

Take CONTROL in 2019: Help your adult children become financially responsible

by Financial Advisers Brett Cribb, Steve Nicholas & James Marshall

We all want the best for our family, particularly when it comes to financial security. You can play an active role by encouraging your adult children (or other family members) to become more financially aware, develop goals and plan towards a secure financial future.

Find out how you can help your adult children set the essential foundations for an enjoyable and fulfilling life where, most importantly, they have choice. Continue reading “Take CONTROL in 2019: Help your adult children become financially responsible”

The First Home Super Saver Scheme will help you save faster for your first home

by Financial Advisers Brett Cribb, Steve Nicholas & James Marshall

If your goals include purchasing your first home, the new First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS) is well worth your consideration. The FHSSS allows individuals to make voluntary superannuation contributions with the ability to withdraw them (plus associated earnings) for the purchase of their first home later.

The FHSSS offers tax benefits when using superannuation as the investment vehicle when saving for the deposit for your first home. Continue reading “The First Home Super Saver Scheme will help you save faster for your first home”