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Financial advice tips and guides

Make the most of your finances to give you and your family a better future. Choose from a category below to learn what you need to reach your life goals.

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How to use superannuation to save on tax

To encourage Australians to finance their own retirements, the Federal Government taxes (most) super contributions lightly. But many Australians don’t take advantage of this.

  

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How do you pay for round-the-clock aged care?

The elderly often require care, which is costly in whatever form it's delivered. Here’s how to ensure your parents don’t need to skimp when they are at their most vulnerable.

  

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Can cheap money facilitate rapid wealth building?

With interest rates potentially stuck near zero for the foreseeable future and the possibility of inflation rising, there’s a strong case to be made for borrowing money to invest in assets.

  

The basics

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Financial advice FAQs

Financial advice can help you identify and achieve your financial goals. Read more as we answer your most commonly asked questions.

  

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Five questions to ask a financial adviser

The first meeting with a financial adviser can feel daunting but you can get the most out of it with these five questions from ANZ’s Financial Adviser, Kon Mavrikios.


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What does a financial adviser do?

Whether you want to save for a house or invest your money, a financial adviser can develop a tailored and practical plan for your needs.

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Is it worth paying for a financial adviser?

What is a financial adviser, and who are they for? Learn why it might be worth paying an adviser to help you reach your financial goals.


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How much does a financial adviser cost?

When choosing a financial adviser, the price of their services may be one of the biggest factors in your decision.


Investing

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Can cheap money facilitate rapid wealth building?

With interest rates potentially stuck near zero for the foreseeable future and the possibility of inflation rising, there’s a strong case to be made for borrowing money to invest in assets.

  

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How to invest during volatile times

In periods of uncertainty the best investors know how and why to stay the course. These are our top tips for investing in times of volatility.

  

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ANZ Annual Global Market Outlook 2021

Long-term outlook remains cloudy but 2021 provides rays of optimism.

  

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What are your investment options?

Learn about your investment options and what you should consider before investing.  

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Is property the right investment for you?

When it comes to entering the property market it's important to take the emotion out of it, and ensure the move aligns with your overarching financial goals.


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Should you invest during a recession?

Just as farmers consider the seasons when deciding on what crops to plant, sensible investors factor in economic cycles when making investment decisions.


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How well does your portfolio stack up?

2021 offers you an opportunity to review your portfolio and ensure your investments are working as hard as you are to meet your goals.


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How to invest money: getting started

Build your wealth, fund your children’s education or create a nest egg for retirement. Investing could maximise your money.

 


Real stories

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What our customers say: Darrell & Myra

Darrell and Myra, from Queensland, sought financial advice from ANZ six years ago - and haven't looked back since. 

  

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What our customers say: Anne & Manuel

A health scare compelled Anne and Manuel, from WA, to seek out financial advice to help plan for their retirement.

  

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How Maggie managed her lotto win

How would you deal with sudden wealth? Maggie Kerr couldn’t believe her luck when her Lotto numbers came up. Read her story.  

Your family

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How to help your kids buy a home

Gifts, loans, partnerships and guarantors, there are numerous ways to help your kids get on to the property ladder. Here are some of the considerations to be made before you lend a helping hand.  

  

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How to invest for your children's future

Investing on behalf of your children can give their financial future a head start, but what are the best ways to save and invest for them?

  

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Budgeting for private school

With tuition fees on the rise, the earlier a family prepares for private schooling fees, as well as associated extras, is crucial to avoid financial disruptions.

  

Your personal finances

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How to use superannuation to save on tax

To encourage Australians to finance their own retirements, the Federal Government taxes (most) super contributions lightly. But many Australians don’t take advantage of this.

  

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End of Financial Year advice

This tax-return season, Australians will have to take into account a global pandemic that was already impacting the economy on 1 July 2020 and continued to do so for the next 12 months.

  

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So you've come into some money

Coming into a large sum of money can, of course, be exciting, but it’s also something that requires additional planning to help make your money last.

  

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Financial advice for your 30s

Once you hit your 30s, it’s advisable to rethink youthful spending habits and start managing your money in a more mature manner.

  

Planning for retirement

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How do you pay for round-the-clock aged care?

The elderly often require care, which is costly in whatever form it's delivered. Here’s how to ensure your parents don’t need to skimp when they are at their most vulnerable.

  

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How to make the transition to retirement

Have a plan in place so that when the time comes to retire, it’s as seamless as possible. Here are our tips to help get you there. 

  

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Protecting your retirement plan

Planning for retirement can seem like a daunting task. But when broken down into manageable steps, you’ll find it’s a lot more achievable.

  

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Downsizing to support retirement

Downsizing may provide an opportunity to tap into accessible money, which if handled well, could support a more comfortable retirement.

  

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