Garth Collingwood

River City Financial Planning

Platinum
14 Yrs Experience
Brisbane, QLD 4000

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River City Financial Planning

Level 25, 324 Queen Street
Brisbane, QLD 4000

At a glance

  • Adviser status Platinum
  • Rating 4.95
  • Number of reviews 113
  • First year providing advice 2008
  • Years of experience 14
  • Highest qualifications
    • Bachelor of Behavioural Science
    • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Language spoken
    • English

Licensed by

Insight Investment Services Pty Ltd

AFSL 309996

4.95
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4.90
Knowledge & expertise
5.00
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5.00

"I have known Garth for over 7 years now and make it a habit to check in with him regularly whenever my situation changes to ensure I am still on the right path. Garth's grasp of complex superannuation and retirement planning topics combined with his ability to easily explain in layman's terms what that means for me and what we need to do ensures I am always on a clear, positive path. I was recommended to Garth by a colleague years ago and his name is well known around my workplace as the person to see to ensure your future is aligned with your goals for retirement and you actually understand what your retirement plan is (without complex buzzwords!). I find Garth to show a genuine care for his clients, rare in an industry like this."

  • Superannuation
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Growing Assets
  • Clear communication
  • Knowledge & expertise
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5.00

"Over the years Garth has given us advice in areas including retirement, super funds, redundancies and managing debt. I cannot recommend him highly enough. With his trusty white board, Garth explains things in a clear no nonsense way. Through his knowledge and experience, I feel very confident that the advice given is right for our needs. I trust him implicitly."

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5.00

"Extremely helpful, real world advice and a very trusting personality. Garth has all the qualities I have been searching for in an experienced and trustful financial advisor, and I’m so glad we connected. Highly recommend reaching out to him."

  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Complex Investments
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Clear communication
  • Knowledge & expertise
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5.00

"Garth explained very well how I could manage my money better, what I may be entitled to in the future, how better to manage my superannuation and tax."

  • Government Assistance
  • Superannuation
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Tax Strategies
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5.00

"Garth has given me advice in areas including superannuation, retirement and pensions and property investment. Garth has always explained things to me in a very clear manner. Through Garth’s knowledge and experience I feel very confident that the advice given was right for my needs. I have always received Garth’s full attention and care when I needed it. Garth was recommended to me by two very satisfied colleagues, and I am very confident in recommending Garth to any of my friends, family and colleagues."

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  • Retirement & Pension
  • Borrowing
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5.00

"Thanks Garth Last month we caught up for our 11th Meeting since we first met back in August 2008. Our annual meetings are always thought provoking, productive and a very worthwhile activity where you provide me with your very valuable insights into my retirement finances and planning. Our meetings help clarify things in my mind and give me great food for thought. I have always found you to be of the highest possible standards, displaying great integrity and true professionalism in relation to planning my retirement finances. Your time, expertise and insights are appreciated. Regards Graham 12 Mar 2021"

  • Government Assistance
  • Superannuation
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Budgeting
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5.00

"Garth helped my father in law who is recently widowed and on a government pension. We had an initial consultation and talked about cash flow planning, super, government pensions and generally how my father in law should plan financially for the remaining years of his retirement. He was able to explain things clearly and simply to us. It has really helped us work out as a family the next best steps for my father in law and we're really grateful for the honest advice."

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  • Retirement & Pension
  • Cashflow & Income
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5.00

"Garth delivered information regarding superannuation and our pathway to retirement in a confident, easy to understand and professional manner. He encouraged us to ask questions and answered in a clear, concise and evidence-based way. We would highly recommend Garth for any financial advice."

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  • Growing Assets
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5.00

"Garth explained everything I needed to know in a very easy to follow and friendly but professional manner. I felt very comfortable and confident in the advice I was given and trust his knowledge and expertise. I feel I am able to trust that his recommendations will always be in my best interests"

  • Retirement & Pension
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Budgeting
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5.00

"We met with Garth to give us advice regarding our super and retirement plans. We feel very confident that the advice given to us was clear, concise and relevant to our needs."

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My clients have reviewed me based on the following areas of advice

  • Government Assistance
  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Self Managed SuperFunds
  • Aged Care
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Complex Investments
  • Socially Responsible
  • Borrowing
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting

Qualifications & Training

Bachelor of Behavioural Science

Level
7 - Bachelor Degree
Institution
Griffith University
Completed
2003

Bachelor of Commerce

Level
7 - Bachelor Degree
Institution
Griffith University
Completed
2003

Professional Memberships

Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)

Membership type
AFP
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