Relationship breakdown

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Relationship breakdowns are a sad reality of life.  According to figures released by the  Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2012, there were 49,917 divorces granted in Australia, an increase of 982 compared to 2011.  People between 40-44 years of age had the highest percentage of divorces granted, with 16.9% of males and 17.6% of females being granted a divorce falling in the age group in 2012.

Separations can have enormous impact on your life both emotionally and financially.  We can help you plan and take control of your financial independence and get yourself organized so you are better prepared to deal with an unexpected relationship crisis.

Common questions to consider

Some questions you may wish to consider include:

  • What steps do I need to take now to become financially independent?
  • What government entitlements am I eligible for?
  • Am I entitled to a part of my ex-partner’s super?
  • What entitlements do my children have?
  • Do I need to have my own life insurance?
  • Do I need to make any changes to my will?
  • What are the best options of my divorce settlement?
  • Where can I get more advice and help?

How we can help

It is advisable to re-assess your financial situation after a separation.

We can assist by:

  • Help you review your finances and set new financial goals.
  • Identify your sources of income and new financial commitments.
  • Review and develop a new budget.
  • Organise appropriate insurance cover for yourself and your dependents.
  • Review your superannuation and saving plans.
  • Review your finances if you are entitled to any social security benefits.
  • Review and provide advice on creating and updating your will.

What to do next

If you want us to help you review your financial situation contact us today.


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