Chris Crough

First Financial Pty Ltd

Silver
15 Yrs Experience
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Recent reviews

First Financial Pty Ltd

Level 2, 90 Collins St
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Opening hours

  • 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday

At a glance

  • Adviser status Silver
  • Rating 4.85
  • Number of reviews 4
  • First year providing advice 2007
  • Years of experience 15
  • Highest qualification
    • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Language spoken
    • English

Expertise

  • Government Assistance
  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Self Managed SuperFunds
  • Margin Lending
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting

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First Financial Pty Ltd

AFSL 481098

4.85
4 Reviews
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5.00
Clear communication
4.70
Knowledge & expertise
5.00
Customer care
4.75
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5.00

"Chris C. has been my financial adviser for many years and his knowledge of investments and related topics is unsurpassed. He is always available to answer my questions and does so with clarity, patience and honesty. Step by step he guides me through the complexities of legislative changes and investment options, always offering advice with honesty and with my best interests in mind. He has an ability to explain clearly and concisely all financial matters relevant to my Self-Managed Super Fund. To have trust in Chris as my financial manager is very reassuring in my retirement. Without hesitation I would recommend him to my family and friends."

  • Superannuation
  • Self Managed SuperFunds
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Clear communication
  • Knowledge & expertise
  • Customer care
  • Likely to recommend
4.75

"Chris has given me advice in a number of areas since the death of my husnand particularly in managing my self managed super fund for cashflow and investments and in times of legislative change. Chris explains things to me in a clear way and understands my personal situation well. Through Chris's knowledge and experience, I feel very confident that the advice given was right for my needs. Chris always responds promptly to my questions,"

  • Superannuation
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Self Managed SuperFunds
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Clear communication
  • Knowledge & expertise
  • Customer care
  • Likely to recommend
5.00

"Chris has provided concise information and opinion relating to all products and proposals on transactions undertaken within the SMSF. His knowledge and understanding of all of these products has proven invaluable to the successful operation of the fund over a long period. Chris is always approachable and always ensures that products are well researched and fully explained so everyone is comfortable with the proposal and the reasoning behind the recommendation. Chris has demonstrated an extensive knowledge of a complex and constantly changing industry."

  • Self Managed SuperFunds
  • Clear communication
  • Knowledge & expertise
  • Customer care
  • Likely to recommend
5.00

"Chris has built a good relationship with us over the last 6 years. We find him knowledgeable and guide us through our investment which would provide us with best outcome for our retirement life style."

  • Superannuation
  • Self Managed SuperFunds
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Clear communication
  • Knowledge & expertise
  • Customer care
  • Likely to recommend
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My clients have reviewed me based on the following areas of advice

  • Superannuation
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Self Managed SuperFunds
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates

Qualifications & Training

Accredited Listed Product Adviser (ALPA)

Level
0 - Training / Exam / Other
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2014

Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)

Level
6 - Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2007

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Level
8 - Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
Institution
Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)
Completed
2008

Margin Lending and Geared Investments

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

Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF)

Level
0 - Training / Exam / Other
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2014

Professional Memberships

Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)

Membership type
Certified Financial Planner
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