Neil Hawkins

Sandstone Financial

Gold
21 Yrs Experience
Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113
Based in Eight Mile Plains Qld I have been helping my customers achieve their financial goals for over 20 years. I'm always thrilled when I can see the strategies we put into creating personalised financial plans pay off. Together we aim to reach a certain financial goal, be it first home purchase, starting a family, accumulating and protecting wealth, paying less tax or having a wonderful fulfilling retirement. It is my job to see my customers through their various life stages and coach them through financial decisions. They trust my financial expertise and know that I always have their best interest at heart Your biggest asset is your health and your money is to provide you with the life that you have worked hard for, in retirement. I believe that you should do the things you want to do early in retirement whilst you have your health and can enjoy it. Centrelink is a big part of retirement and this is where I can assist maximising their benefits. Our Practice has 2 Financial Planners employs two other staff - Pam and Andrew. We ensure our customers are taken care of and feel that they have control of their financial situation and where service still matters. Areas we can assist you with include * Maximising superannuation * Protecting family and lifestyle through insurance * Investing for your future plans * Pre-retirement and retirement planning * Aged Care I offer a free no-obligation upfront consultation and encourage everyone to seek financial advice from a reputable planner. To learn more about how we can transform your financial dreams into realised goals, contact me on (07) 3209 2555. Neil Hawkins is an Authorised Representative of Infocus Securities Australia AFSL No 236523 Sandstone Financial Pty Ltd is a Corporate Authorised Representative of Infocus Securities Austrlain AFSL 236523

Expertise

  • Government Assistance
  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Margin Lending
  • Shares & Investments
  • Aged Care
  • Complex Investments
  • Socially Responsible
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets

My fees

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

Fees will be negotiated with regards to the level of value we can add and the amount of work that is required and what is fair and reasonable.

Recent reviews

At a glance

  • Adviser status Gold
  • Rating 5.00
  • Number of reviews 24
  • First year providing advice 2001
  • Years of experience 21
  • Highest qualifications
    • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
    • Diploma of Financial Services
  • Language spoken
    • English

Sandstone Financial

2728 Logan Rd
Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113

Opening hours

  • 9:00am – 4:00pm Friday
  • 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Thursday

Licensed by

Infocus Securities Australia Pty Ltd

AFSL 236523

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"Neil has been my Financial Advisor for many years, he always provides me with excellent service and advice each year, when he reviews my superannuation and investments. He is knowledgeable in relation to what questions I have and can always provide answers to my questions. He has a friendly manner and demonstrates confidence in his professional knowledge."

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  • Tax Strategies
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"I knew I was in safe hands when Neil said he based his decisions on 'Would I give my mother this advice'. Using his services I'll be in a better position when I retire. What a relief."

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"My wife and I have been clients of CBA, since we married in 1970. Banking for the grandchildren followed. Retirement was our next problem. We are uncertain when our association with Neil began but is was many years ago and was probably due to his lively and engaging personality. Nothing was / is too much trouble for him when it comes to financial advice and he is readily available by phone or in person. He has assisted on many occasions with clarification of problems and information in our dealings with Centrelink. We regard Neil as a friend and will continue the relationship we regard highly."

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"I have been a client of Neil Hawkins at Commonwealth Financial Planning for 3 years. Previously, my father was a client for many years and when I assumed responsibility for my father's finances, I met Neil. He provided such excellent service and advice to help me manage my father's financials affair that I naturally approached him to manage my finances. He provided me with a financial plan that meets my present and future needs. Neil is available for advice at all time and he review my finances regularly. I am completely satisfied and can recommend him with reservation."

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"For quite a few years now, Neil Hawkins has been providing me with Financial Advice. I can honestly say that the advice Neil has provided has been absolutely wonderful. Neil is extremely knowledgeable and has a very professional, friendly and honest approach to the Advice he has imparted. I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Neil to anybody looking to engage the services of an excellent Financial Adviser who can be trusted without doubt"

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"Some years ago I needed some Financial Advice, I gave Neil Hawkins a call. My first experience when we first met was his professional approach and his easy speaking style. After many years I also found honesty and loyalty to his clients of the utmost to him. Also his valued advice and that of his staff makes it easy to talk about your financial future."

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"I have known Neil for fifteen year since he worked for the Commonwealth Bank at Capalaba. Since my husband died four years ago he has been so helpful. Neil has always been happy , informative and explains things so I can understand. He will do his best to get you the best investment possible. I have a lot of confidence in Neil, couldn't think of anyone better to help me with my finances."

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"Neil Hawkins has been our Financial Adviser for may years now and my Husband and I are completely satisfied with his advice, which as always is very clear and concise. We trust Neil implicitly to handle our Super and know that our relationship with him will be ongoing and successful."

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"I first met Neil Hawkins, 10 years ago when he was an employee of the Commonwealth Bank. He was the 3rd Financial Advisor I approached. In the 10 years since he has conducted himself in a friendly, but more importantly competent manner and in the best interest to myself and my wife. He has always consulted us to any changes that may be beneficial to ourselves and explains these changes in a language that is readily understood. I would recommend anybody to speak to Neil before thy make a final decision."

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"For the past 2 years we have been extremely pleased with the results of advice given and the details in understanding our investments. We have great confidence in Neil Hawkins and his staff. We are very glad we have moved to be with him."

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

  • Government Assistance
  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Aged Care
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates

Qualifications & Training

Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)

Level
5 - Diploma
Institution
Commonwealth Bank
Completed
2003

Diploma of Financial Services

Level
5 - Diploma
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2003

Margin Leading and Geared Investments

Level
0 - Training / Exam / Other
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2011

Professional Memberships

Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)

Membership type
Associate
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