Rising Tide Financial Editorial Policy

Rising Tide Financial is dedicated to making finance accessible and understandable for businesses and individuals. We aim to simplify complex financial topics, enhance transparency, explain industry jargon, and empower our clients to make well-informed decisions with confidence.


Rising Tide Financial, a multi-award-winning team of financial experts, has been addressing clients’ financial needs across Australia for over 18 years. Known for our unique and innovative approach, we lead the industry in delivering thoughtful, proven advice tailored to the needs of Austrians between the ages of 30 and 55.

Our team is devoted to assisting first-time home buyers, professional couples and families in managing their financial needs without the typical stress of financial planning and lending institutions. We aim to grant you the freedom to say “yes” to what matters most in your life. We are here to support, guide, and help you realise your financial aspirations, both short and long-term.

Core Editorial Principles:


Our content is designed to be reliable, current, and empowering. It makes complex financial information understandable and accessible to everyone, no matter their level of financial literacy. This helps our readers and clients make confident and knowledgeable decisions.


We ensure the factual correctness and clarity of all our content. Regular updates reflect the latest industry changes, and collaborations with experts ensure the highest quality of information. We promptly address and correct any inaccuracies that are brought to our attention.


We are committed to creating inclusive content that is thorough, unbiased, and respectful, catering to a diverse audience across different demographics and financial backgrounds. We avoid advocating for any particular economic or political perspective.


We maintain transparency in our content creation and review processes. Articles by financial experts are clearly identified, and author backgrounds are accessible for verification. AI-generated content is appropriately labelled, and its review status is transparently disclosed. We engage openly about our use of AI and encourage dialogue regarding our content strategies.

By adhering to these principles, we ensure the integrity and utility of our information, helping our clients navigate their financial paths successfully.

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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