Giles Stratford

Solace Financial

Gold
17 Yrs Experience
Brisbane, QLD 4000
Solace Financial is a privately owned financial planning practice. Our Advisers are the owners – you can be sure that our Number One priority is to look after our clients and get great results for them. Our dedicated and highly qualified professionals cover the full range of the financial spectrum, from tax-effective Investment strategies, Centrelink planning, Superannuation and Retirement Planning, to Aged Care, self-managed Super Funds, Estate planning, and personal Insurance protection.

Expertise

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

My fees

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Our advice is tailored to your personal circumstances, as are our fees. This is due to the large range of client circumstances that we assist with, and pricing is determined based on complexity, time, and ongoing services required.

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At a glance

  • Adviser status Gold
  • Rating 5.00
  • Number of reviews 10
  • First year providing advice 2005
  • Years of experience 17
  • Highest qualification
    • Master of Financial Planning
  • Language spoken
    • English

Solace Financial

Solace Financial House, Level 6, 97 Creek Street
Brisbane, QLD 4000

Opening hours

  • 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday

Licensed by

Sfds Pty Ltd

AFSL 509493

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"Giles was selected to represent my wife and I after the retirement of a previous long term Adviser. Giles has our full support and provides best advise for future life expectations...retirement and beyond!!"

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"My wife and I have confidence in Giles' advice and recommendations. He has provided great service for a number of years."

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"Extremely happy with the service Giles provides.He explains our situation very clearly."

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"I was worried about my financial situation, especially with a new addition to the family, and wanted to know that we were on the right track. I found Giles' advice easy to understand and exactly what I was looking for. I am now at ease knowing that the ones I love are looked after, if anything happened to me, and that my families financial future is looking good."

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"Since picking up from my previous adviser, who retired, Giles has 'picked up the ball' and run with it through several challenges and changing times, in a most successful manner."

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"We were very happy with the care Giles took to make sure we both understood exactly what we were doing. Giles was very quick to understand our comfort level with risk and advised accordingly. We have emailed on numerous occasions with questions that have always been quickly and patiently answered, even if the same things have been repeatedly asked. I have and will continue to recommend Giles to family and friends."

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"Giles does much more than manage our portfolio. He responds promptly to any queries we have regarding financial matters, and liaises with our accountant."

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"I am very happy to recommend Giles as my financial advisor."

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Qualifications & Training

Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)

Level
6 - Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2009

Master of Financial Planning

Level
9 - Masters Degree
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2016

Margin Lending and Geared Investments and Margin Lending

Level
0 - Training / Exam / Other
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2010

Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)

Level
5 - Diploma
Institution
Kaplan Professional (prev Tribeca Learning)
Completed
2006

Professional Memberships

Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)

Membership type
AFP
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