Chris Carlin

Vista Financial Group (Master Your Money Now)

9 Yrs Experience
Beaumaris, VIC 3193

Chris Carlin is a financial planner, mortgage broker and founder of Master Your Money Now. He is also the 2019 AFA Rising Star of the Year. Chris is passionate about helping others achieve their financial goals and live out their dream lifestyle.

Chris has been in the financial planning industry for over eight years to Australians seeking to increase their income, purchase homes, understand super, protect their loved ones and plan for retirement. Chris is a regular commentator on blogs, LinkedIn and Instagram on finance-related topics.

Chris is based in Geelong, but regularly speaks to clients Australia wide via Zoom and Facebook. If you speak to your friends and family online, why not your financial planner also?

Chris is a Certified Financial Planner through the Financial Planning Association of Australia. He has also completed a Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction from Deakin University, majoring in Finance and Financial Planning. His blog, Master Your Money Now, has been rated within the Top 10 Personal Finance Blogs in Australia.

To this day, Chris still has a greylead pencil stuck to the top of his computer monitor.

Outside of Master Your Money Now, Chris is a passionate soccer fan and supports Western United and Everton. He also follows AFL (Geelong), cricket (Melbourne Renegades) and Formula One (Renault). Chris is married to Natalie, a proud New Zealander and has one baby daughter Charlotte.

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  • Government Assistance
  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Borrowing
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Budgeting

My fees

I offer a free initial consultation for potential new clients. Get in touch

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Recent reviews

At a glance

  • Adviser status Silver
  • Rating 5.00
  • Number of reviews 5
  • First year providing advice 2015
  • Years of experience 9
  • Highest qualification
    • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Language spoken
    • English

Vista Financial Group (Master Your Money Now)

6-8 Keys St
Beaumaris, VIC 3193

Opening hours

  • 9:30am – 3:00pm Friday
  • 9:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Thursday

Meeting methods

  • In person
    In person
  • Phone
  • Video call
    Video call

Licensed by

Count Financial Limited

AFSL 227232