Landing a job is a great feeling at any age, even if it is your child or grandchild in question. It is however important to evaluate the employment contract as it relates to superannuation, taxation and banking. WMP can assist, helping to also focus on goals and budgets so that long-term benefits are realised from all the hard work.
Financial troubles are a major cause of marital strife, so it’s essential to take the opportunity to align your goals and get a shared budget. Whether you’re getting married at 30 or 60, WMP can help with services that integrate finances and establish joint insurances.
Becoming a parent or grandparent can be an important financial wake-up call. You can ensure their life is safeguarded through proactive decisions that leave nothing to chance. WMP advise and manage the process so you can focus on just enjoying their company.
When you or a loved one undertake education, financial planning is essential. It is a long-term commitment that can be sustained in various ways given careful thought. We consider how shares, funds, savings plans and tax advantages can help secure a chance at a quality education.
Successful retirement journeys are often built on sound investments in a diversified portfolio. WMP help by providing thorough research and non-emotional advice across a range of asset classes. And when the dividends come in, we help you determine the best way to manage and optimise those gains.
Our clients include multigenerational family businesses, highly experienced solo entrepreneurs and those in the startup phase for the first time. No matter what phase you are in, it is essential to separate business and personal finances to provide the widest range of benefits, including tax advantages, access to credit and asset protection.
With one in three marriages ending in divorce, it is important that you are aware of the benefits of sound financial advice at this time, whether it is for yourself or your loved one. We work with clients to adjust monthly budgets, find ways to adequately provide for children, and respond to legal consequences while continuing to work with long-term financial goals in mind.
Most employees peak in terms of their wage earning at about the age of 50. We work with clients to optimise gains with an eye to achieving a secure retirement. We model the benefitsof a range of activities across superannuation, investment, debt reduction, taxation and salary options.
When you are buying property, a financial adviser is typically the leader of your support team that includes your lawyer, real estate agent and mortgage broker.
A property portfolio must be seen in the context of a broader investment portfolio. There are many variables across renting, relationship breakdowns, losing employment and more, so it is important to have insightful financial advice.
The average age when employees retire is 55. The decision to retire on a certain day is only made possible by understanding superannuation levels, lifestyle requirements, yearly budgets and pension income. WMP mastermind the retirement plan to remove anxiety and ensure you have enough to retire on.
Being a director of a company can be a challenging but rewarding journey. WMP helps clients with directorships to structure remuneration, manage liabilities and shield personal assets. The taxation and debt implications will be modelled so that you are ready for all eventualities.
While international travel is disrupted post-COVID, the number of grey nomads exploring the country is soaring. At the same time travelling of any kind has become potentially very complex. Travellers must consider what happens if their home area is locked down and how that impacts finances. Before you leave talk to your advisor so that you can relax and enjoy the trip.
For people approaching retirement, it is important to proactively consider the hanging nature of care options available when you move out of independent living. We listen to your plans for the future and work them into a broader retirement plan. Our approach is always to work closely with family members to ensure all affairs are kept in order and the plan is kept up to date as levels of care change over time.
We all want to leave a mark on this world. For many this happens on-going once they are gone through philanthropic trusts, funds and gifts. WMP bring structure and empathy to this process and ensure they you leave behind a positive legacy rather than legal and financial confusion. It allows them you the ability to have a continued contribution long after you are gone.
“I trust WMP with my life. I had heard horror stories about officers coming out of the force and finding themselves in retirement with nothing. And that's where I was heading. I was going to be broke in a year. But not now.”