Is It The End Of The World As We Know It?!

Date: August 16, 2019: Well the ever reliable and completely un-emotional media networks would certainly have you believe that. This morning I’ve heard everything from –  “MASSIVE STOCK MARKET CRASH” …

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Don’t Forget your Brollie

Date: Jan 8, 2019: So…… two guys walk up to a bar and the bartender says…….. “LOOK OUT!!!!!!”……… I’m in the heart of the Sydney CBD yesterday after wrapping up …

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Is the RBA even relevant?

Date: Dec 5, 2018: Well…..yes of course it’s relevant. What else would Lowie have to do if it wasn’t for those long lunches chillin with his bro’s Hartzer and Co? …

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Don’t be fooled

Date: Mar 18, 2018 And So It Begins Don’t be fooled….. the (residential) property crunch is coming and it’s going to either hurt or create opportunity. I hear a constant …

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We TALK with our clients

Date: Feb 2, 2018 The following is an excerpt from my email reply to a client where we were discussing a slight reduction in his Australian large cap equity exposure …

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Bitcoins and Bubbles

Date: Jan 23, 2018 Bitcoins and Bubbles First up let me say that I’m no expert on this or any other crypto currency but then really, who is? That said, …

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Is Gold Ready?

Date: Dec 8, 2017 The precious metal has been out of favour recently coming off a high of 1,350 in early September amid growing geo-political tensions to close at 1,247 …

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Australian Market Gains

Date: Dec 8, 2017 As investors overcome their fears and factor in the recent announcement of a Royal Commission into the banking sector, the market has rallied from a low …

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“We were introduced to Lloyd by a mutual associate way back in 2002. In that time Lloyd has advised & guided us through the financial world of investments & investment properties as well as setting up strategies for our retirement. Like most people we have gone through the ups & downs of investments but Lloyd has always been there to steer us through ensuring our financial future is secure. We know we can call him anytime to discuss matters and he has on numerous occasions gone above ‘the call of duty’ as a consultant to ensure a ‘problem’ is solved for us. What started out as just a ‘consultant client relationship’ 15 years ago has developed into a long term friendship with great mutual respect. I would not hesitate in referring anyone to him that wants to improve their own financial situation.”

John and Catherine Rodgers

“Lloyd Thomas has been managing my financial affairs for 6+ years now and the decision to have him do so has been a great one.

With me no longer in the work force and of an age where there isn’t time left to re-coup any serious loss of funds from Superannuation ,it’s even more important to me that someone has their finger on the pulse where my money is concerned.

Lloyd has listened to my family and lifestyle needs, and our discussions to this end have been many and varied, settling on a portfolio focusing on good return to accommodate them.

Receiving a monthly allowance/payment ( that can be tweaked from time to time as needs dictate) means for me life is good. I know what funds I have and am informed of any updates or changes if they arise.

It is also reassuring to know that throughout world market fluctuations and the changing demands of my life , Lloyd is a phone call away, ever available to answer any questions and offer advice that covers many things far outside the usual range of financial planning.

Being a very personable, switched on and professional individual is just pleasant bonus.

I’d have no hesitation in recommending Lloyd and his company to anyone. I have every confidence in his abilities and his integrity.”

Roslyn Smith

“I have been dealing with Lloyd for many years. It is so important to find someone who is genuinely interested in the client and their needs. I trust Lloyd’s advice and am at ease knowing my financial affairs are in order and both mine and my daughter’s future secure. I highly recommend Lloyd as he not only knows what he is talking about but he will go out of his way to look after you and has done for me on more than one occasion which is greatly appreciated.”

Belinda Davidson

I needed help with my superannuation Gold Coast. The multiple options available and different investing plans had me overwhelmed. Not to mention I still felt like I was too young to think about it! I wanted to let future me worry about my super.

I was initially concerned about choosing an advisor because “you don’t know what you don’t know”. How could I be sure that they weren’t out to cheat me or coerce me into decisions for their benefits?

What I found was a person who genuinely wanted to help me achieve my goals. At our first meeting, Lloyd’s first two questions were:

What do you want to achieve? and
What plans do you already have in place to make this happen?
At this point I knew I was going to be working with someone who would help and guide me, not someone who wanted to sell me something.

The results that I got include a super fund that I now fully understand with monitored returns and a single contact person who is always willing to explain anything that I have questions about. Lloyd’s customer service is second to none.

I particularly liked Lloyd’s willingness to make sure I understood everything. Even when my ‘simple questions’ required a multi page email explanation. Lloyd has always been comforting and explains tangled concepts in an easy to understand way.

I actively recommend Lloyd to anyone who has any questions regarding their financial future.

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