John Cachia

Australian Financial Advisers Group Pty Ltd

15 Yrs Experience
Niddrie, VIC 3042

John is the founder, financial adviser and visionary at AFA Group Wealth (Australian Financial Advisers Group Pty Ltd).

John began working in the Finance Industry in 2003, at age 14, and in 2009 founded AFA Group Wealth with the vision to help improve the financial literacy of all Australians and empower people to achieve financial freedom while enjoying their life along the way.

John is currently the National Practitioner Chair of the Association of Financial Advisers’. In this role, John is the leading voice for many financial advisers across Australia and plays a key role as an industry leader.

In September 2021 was announced as the Victorian Finalist for the 2021 Great Advice Awards by the Association of Financial Advisers showcasing John’s advice to achieve a successful outcome his client, based on the financial, behavioural and emotional value of the advice provided.

AdviserRatings has John is currently rated as the #1 financial adviser in Melbourne’s North and ranked #25 out of approximately 19,000 financial advisers in Australia, based on his customer care, communication, knowledge, experience and client feedback.*

John has recently been recognised by Financial Standard for the 2021 FSPower50. This list is made up of the top 50 most influential financial advisers in Australia. John has been recognised as being instrumental in shaping the future of the financial advice industry.

In 2013, John was nominated for the AFA's Financial Adviser of the Year award and continues to be a proud member of the AFA (Association of Financial Advisers.).

John holds a Bachelor of Business (Financial Risk Management), a Diploma of Financial Services and has also completed a Diploma in Mortgage Broking.

In 2018 he was very fortunate to be invited to attend a specifically designed strategic leadership course at Stanford University in California, USA, to learn from some of the leading minds in the field.

He enjoys a diverse range of sports and outdoor activities, such as AFL, camping and hiking. When he’s not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons, teaching them all about the big wide world. He also enjoys travelling around the world with his family, and spending time learning about innovation and history. He is interested in where we have come from and where we are going.

  • This rating and ranking is as of 1/12/21 on AdviserRatings

Little extra about John.....


What gives me a good giggle? 

My boys! They always get me with some of the things they do or say.

Best financial decision? 

Starting a business early.

Fantasy career? 

My name is Cachia, John Cachia. Man of mystery!

What superhero is my superhero? 

Black Panther - a born leader who is strong and determined.

What could I do as a kid that I’m trying to do now? 

Live a life of freedom - I now live life creating strategies to make this a reality!


  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Shares & Investments
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Complex Investments
  • Socially Responsible
  • Borrowing
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting

My fees

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

Recent reviews

At a glance

  • Adviser status Platinum
  • Rating 4.99
  • Number of reviews 89
  • First year providing advice 2009
  • Years of experience 15
  • Highest qualification
    • Bachelor of Business (Financial Risk Management)
  • Language spoken
    • English

Australian Financial Advisers Group Pty Ltd

Level 2, 326 Keilor Road
Niddrie, VIC 3042
Level 2, 326 Keilor Road, Essendon North VIC, Australia
Moonee Valley, VIC 3041

Opening hours

  • 8:30am – 6:30pm Monday – Friday

Meeting methods

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

Licensed by

Spark Advisors Australia

AFSL 380552

Axies Pty. Ltd.

AFSL 339384