Brendan Hughes

Enlightened Financial Solutions Pty Ltd

Silver
8 Yrs Experience
Mackay, QLD 4740
Planning for Life, with Financial Advice! I believe that quality financial advice improves client’s lifestyle and financial outcomes throughout their life. No matter if it’s young families and wealth accumulators or those who are pre-retirees and the already retired, I have seen people at every stage of their life benefit from getting quality Financial Advice. I believe that quality advice provides a stronger direction to achieving goals, aspirations and dreams; a greater level of security and above all else, the peace of mind that people seek to have with their finances. I have professional interests across all areas of finance, financial advice, business, accounting, economics and law. These broad and diverse interests allow me to have meaningful conversations with many different clients in all areas of their Financial Advice needs. When I meet with you, I look to have meaningful, realistic and genuine conversations to address yours needs today and tomorrow. BRENDAN HUGHES AFP® Member of the FPA LLB, MPA-MBA, ADFP Financial Adviser P -- 07 4957 1600 M -- 0439 78 1190 E -- Brendan@efsmackay.com.au E -- Brendan\_hughes\_83@hotmail.com L -- www.Linkedin.com/in/bwhughes

Expertise

  • Government Assistance
  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Self Managed SuperFunds
  • Margin Lending
  • Shares & Investments
  • Property Investment
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Complex Investments
  • Small Business Advice
  • Borrowing
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting

My fees

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Our fee structure is very simple. We only charge fixed flat fees that you agree to.

Recent reviews

At a glance

  • Adviser status Silver
  • Rating 4.95
  • Number of reviews 9
  • First year providing advice 2014
  • Years of experience 8
  • Highest qualification
    • Master of Professional Accounting and Master of Business Administration
  • Language spoken
    • English

Enlightened Financial Solutions Pty Ltd

54 Gordon Street
Mackay, QLD 4740

Opening hours

  • 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday

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Enlightened Financial Solutions Pty Ltd

AFSL 502728

4.95
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4.75

"Brendan is guiding my wife and I towards retirement and all going well an early one. We are very comfortable with his knowledge and strategies going forward."

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5.00

"Brendan has provided an extremely personal and professional service. He has clearly explained and laid a plan out in a manner which is clear and understandable. Brendan has taken time to listen and understand my needs and requirements. I believe I have received a highly personal service which has been a pleasant surprise in this modern age. Am very much looking forward to working with Brendan in the future to achieve my goals. His professional and personal approach is commendable and I am of the belief he has gone above and beyond. Brendan is a credit to the business and sector."

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  • Managing Debt
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  • Growing Assets
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5.00

"Brendan has supported and given me advice in all areas of financial matters for many years. He has guided me through so many of life's challenges and continually shows the utmost empathy, respect and consideration for my personal feelings. Brendan is always able to explain things to me in a clear way based on his knowledge and experience. I feel extremely confident in the advice he has given which was tailored to my own personal needs. Everything was for good purpose and only with my best interests at heart and mind. With Brendan's prompt attention to my enquiries or concerns, I am now very happy with the financial future he has tailored for me. Thank you Brendan and thank you EFS!"

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5.00

"very helpful and very good to deal with and always ready to help."

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  • Retirement & Pension
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Complex Investments
  • Tax Strategies
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5.00

"Brendan did an amazing job of assisting us with the now and the future of our finances. I can’t recommend him enough to anyone wanting to get their finances now and into the future in order. He is a brilliant adviser!"

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  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Borrowing
  • Growing Assets
  • Budgeting
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5.00

"Brendan has given us advice in all areas of our financial portfolio and has assisted us with solving problems with Centrelink. We always receive Brendan's full care and attention when we have needed to solve any problems that may arise. Through Brendan's knowledge and experience, we feel very confident that the advice given to us was right for our needs and he has always been able to explain things clearly to us."

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  • Superannuation
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Budgeting
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5.00

"Brendan is one of the most genuine, nicest blokes you could meet. The bonus is he knows how to find and guide you into financial peace of mind, for the present and your future. My husband and I had our doubts about being financially stable when we retired but Brendan and Enlightened Financial have put those doubts to rest. He keeps it real, honest and does his homework for us..it is always about us. So blessed to have this lad in our corner."

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  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement & Pension
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  • Budgeting
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5.00

"Brendan has given me the answers that I needed when it came to questions about my Superannuation and the road into retirement. Brendan explained things clearly to me and my wife and was very patient with us. Well done Brendan, we'll be back in the near future to touch base again."

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  • Retirement & Pension
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  • Wills & Estates
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4.75

"Great service always approachable always returns calls work is carried out with in set time frames"

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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
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Complex Investments
  • Borrowing
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting

Qualifications & Training

Master of Professional Accounting and Master of Business Administration

Level
9 - Masters Degree
Institution
James Cook University (JCU)
Completed
2010

Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning

Level
6 - Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2015

Diploma of Financial Planning (DFP 1-8)

Level
6 - Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2015

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

Level
8 - Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
Institution
Australian National University (ANU)
Completed
2015

Diploma of Financial Planning (DFP 1-8)

Level
6 - Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2013

Bachelor of Laws

Level
7 - Bachelor Degree
Institution
James Cook University (JCU)
Completed
2010

Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning

Level
6 - Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2015

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

Level
8 - Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
Institution
Australian National University (ANU)
Completed
2010

Professional Memberships

Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)

Membership type
AFP
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