Financial stress is sadly becoming very widespread. In a recent poll, over half the people questioned said they were “stressed” about their finances. Yet asking for help can be difficult and knowing who you can trust can be even harder.
Financial challenges can occur at many times in our life - getting married or separating, taking time away from work because of illness or raising a family, buying or selling a home, unusual or unexpected expenses, transition to retirement, redundancy or reduced work hours or the passing of a partner or spouse.
Understanding financial concepts can be very confusing. Our financial coaches provide confidential guidance and support to expertly and respectfully guide you back to financial control.
Financial coaching will help you understand and manage your money, by:
During your first appointment, the coach will gain an understanding of your current financial position and what is important to you. The focus of this appointment is to identify the areas that require attention and start to create a resolution for you. Financial matters are very individual, so your appointment is tailored to suit your personal requirements.
The coach can work with you on a varied range of topics. Some of those may include:
PREVENTATIVE & COACHING SERVICES
Budgeting & Debt Management
Financial Education & Information:
General money management
Planning to purchase a home
Stop living pay to pay
Understanding superannuation (general info – no advice)
Adjusting to a change in pay cycles
Transition to retirement/redundancy (general info – no advice)
Job loss or reduction in income
How to find the right finance professional
Bankruptcy/Debt agreement – the consequences and possible alternatives
Understanding investment options (shares/managed funds etc – general information – no personal advice)
Debt reduction ideas
Understanding credit contracts & your obligations
Negotiating with collection agencies
How to obtain a copy of your credit file
Disputes with financial institutions
Divorce or Relationship Separation
Money & You
Repossession of vehicles
Reaching financial goals or milestones
Foreclosure of property
How to stop over shopping
How your money values affect your financial future
Excessive debt levels
Managing financial conflict in relationships
Loss of a partner or spouse
If you have been thinking about taking steps to improve your financial knowledge or if you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed by your financial situation, please feel free to call us to discuss how we may be able to assist you.
Disclaimer: This service does not make financial product recommendations, promote any individual financial organisation or approach, or provide personal financial advice on investments or taxation issues. We do not take the place of your solicitor, accountant, financial adviser or any other third party professionals.