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Finding the right personal financial planner for you.

Rising Tide Financial Services provides the financial plans and solutions surrounding tax, retirement, finance and insurance that are best suited for you. Servicing Melbourne, Docklands and Port Melbourne.

Tackle your finance stress with a Melbourne personal financial planner.

Rising Tide are a Multi-Award winning team of financial experts that have been servicing the financial needs of our clients in Melbourne and surrounding areas for over 10 years.

At Rising Tide, our financial planners are committed to providing a service you can rely on and meeting all the requirements that are relevant to you

Whether you’re just getting started with your very first investment or you’re a seasoned investor with years of experience, it’s important you have a solid plan in place to ensure you get the most out of your investment.

Different forms of investments can vary greatly, and each comes with it’s own set of tax obligations, insurance requirements, and risk.

Rising Tide financial planners can support you to plan for every scenario and reduce the impact of life’s unexpected events.

Engaging the right personal financial planner for you

For any organisation, a clear financial plan acts as a road map towards improved business growth and sustainability.

Regardless of whether your business is a small, medium or large-scale operation, your financial habits and spending can have a huge impact on the future of the organisation.

A comprehensive plan developed under the expert guidance of a financial planner will:

  • Protect your organisation’s profitability
  • Aid in business advancement
  • Increase overall stability
  • Ensure strong financial performance and high quality results
  • Increase the retention of employees, clients and external investors

Guidance for selecting a financial planner

Choosing the right financial planner for you is an important step, and with so many different options available it can be challenging to know where to turn.

While word-of-mouth referrals can be an excellent starting point, it’s important that you do your own research before making any commitments. Make sure to look at:

  • Experience
  • Training
  • Professional associations
  • Financial certifications

Keep in mind – not all financial planners are created equal!

When choosing your financial planner it’s important to make sure you find someone you can connect with, and of course, someone who you can put your trust in.

Features of Rising Tide’s Melbourne financial planners

At Rising Tide, our Melbourne based financial planners are committed to providing the very best service to support each of our clients to get the most from their money.

We specialise in creating detailed financial plans that best suits the lifestyle and aspirations of our clients.

While developing your plan we take into consideration your:

  • Personal investment goals
  • Time frames
  • Financial situation
  • Risk appetite
  • Tax position

With this information, we can evaluate and help you determine:

  • The different types of savings and investments which may suit you
  • What kind of returns you can reasonably expect
  • The level of product charges you’re willing to pay
  • A balance between self-management and advisor management
  • The frequency at which you will monitor your investment progress
  • A contingency plan in the event that circumstances change
  • Audits to ensure your strategy keeps on delivering your ideal result

To book your appointment with a Rising Tide financial planner today.


Success Stories

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    Nick Graham

    Former Australian rules footballer Nick Graham discusses his Rising Tide journey. Read Nick's full story

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    Lyn & Geoff

    On reflect 12 months later we are so grateful we had the insurance and the support of Matt... Read Lyn's full story

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    Sam Rowe

    Former Professional Australian Rules Footballer, Carlton Football Club

    I was lucky enough to meet Matt Hale at a club function. I decided to go in to meet the team and it just felt like a perfect fit. Read Sam's full story

  • Photo of Kane Baker & Rebekah Elmaloglou

    Kane Baker & Rebekah Elmaloglou

    We knew we wanted to put our money to good use, but we didn’t know too much about how to get started, so we sought help from the team at Rising Tide Financial Services. Read Kane's full story

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    Ben O’Neill

    I’ve learned so much from working with the team at Rising Tide. They helped me to understand and organise my finances, helped me to put a strategy in place to work towards buying my first home. Read Ben's full story

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    Tim & Vesa

    Friends of ours had recommended that we get in touch with Rising Tide Financial Services...Little did we know, it would turn out to be one of the best decisions we’ve ever made! Read Tim's full story

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    Anthony De Leo

    Sales Manager, Audio Visual Revolution Pty Ltd

    Having income protection, it’s obviously important in case things go wrong, you’ve got some back up. Read Anthony's full story

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    Alistair Tubb

    We’ve managed to get into a home that would allow us to grow which is great. They tied it all in together and it made sense to have a one-stop-shop. Read Alistair's full story

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    Fenella Wagener

    PR and Media Manager, Universal Music

    They helped us work out what are our expenses, and how much money can we save a month, and it’s crazy to think how much you can be saving a month! Read Fenella's full story

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    Trish Curtis

    Self-employed bookkeeper

    Right from the outset, Ali was so easy to work with. There just wasn’t the pressure I had experienced when working with other advisers. Read Trish's full story

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    Peta Currie

    Single parent

    While it’s fantastic to receive the income, I know that all of the paperwork can be really challenging for some people, and Matt has been a fantastic help. Read Peta's full story

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  • Ed Curnow

    Since catching up with Matt, Tom & the team at Rising Tide, both Emily & I feel like we’ve had a chance to get our financial lives in order.

  • Amanda Vallis

    Great team! Braden was especially helpful in getting my finances sorted for my business.

  • Shae Thomas

    Highly recommend the Rising Tide team - friendly, honest guys who have helped me make my financial dreams come to life. Also, they have a bar in their office, which is, you know, great.

  • Bradley Clarke

    Felt 100% care and commitment to my needs. Always highly responsive to requests for information and support. A+

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