Investments

Investing means becoming wealthier by buying and sometimes selling assets that provide income while you hold them and capital when you sell them.

There are two ways to invest and three broad types of investment. We can assist you with all of them.

The two ways to invest are directly or indirectly. Direct investment is where you buy and hold investment assets in your own name (or in the name of some entity that you control, such as a family trust or a self-managed super fund). If direct investment is what you are after, we can help you find the right investments to make and the right ways to manage those investments. A big part of this is making sure that you buy the asset in the right hands. Sometimes this is yourself, but sometimes it is not.

Indirect investment is where you employ an investment manager to buy and hold investment assets on your behalf. We can assist you to identify the managed investment option or options that best suits your circumstance and your goals, and then show you how to access the particular benefits of managed investments to minimise your risk.

The three broad things in which you can invest are shares, property and cash fixed/interest. The specific choice of investment types, and the way in which you mix these choices within your portfolio, is different for each person.

We take the time to assist you to identify which type or types of asset class makes most sense, and then assist you to make either a direct or indirect investment accordingly.

Peter Robert Banicevic

Director and Financial Planner

Peter Banicevic – Director & Financial Adviser
BComm, GDip Fin Planning (Kaplan)
Authorised Representative (ASIC 330835)

Peter, is our fulltime financial planner and is dedicated to providing advice to clients to improve their financial futures. He has been providing advice to clients since 2008.

Financial advice is more than just investments, it’s more about having the right strategies in place to achieve your financial and lifestyle goals. And with a financial “coach” in you corner, you will make better financial decisions whichever stage of life you are at.

His approach blends the common sense, is easy to understand and focuses on client goals to achieve results for clients.

In 2008, Peter became an authorised representative of Count Financial Limited. In 2012, Peter is was an authorised representative of Securitor, which is part of the BT/Westpac group.

In August 2015, Peter become licensed via Dover Financial Advisers Pty Ltd. And currently since July 2018, Peter is licensed by Lifespan Financial Planning Pty Ltd.

Peter is authorized to provide advice on:
- Superannuation & Pension Funds
- Self Managed Super Funds
- Shares
- Retirement savings products
- Personal Insurance products
- Margin Lending
- Managed Investments

And also provides advice in regards to:

- Centrelink matters
- Aged care financial costs and requirements
- Arranges Equipment finance and home loans via our partnerships with lending managers to get the best outcomes for our clients.

Peter obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW in 1993, and has a Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from Kaplan (previously the Securities Institute) and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning with Kaplan (2010).

He has worked with financial planners and their clients in his previous roles with Ord Minnett, Leveraged Equities & Adelaide Bank largely in customer service and business development. He has worked in the finance industry since 1993.

Peter in his spare time likes to spend time with his young family but also likes yoga, listening to kirtan music and sports.

Peter’s philosophy is, "You work to live, not live to work so live more simply and think about the higher more important things in life." Email Peter: peter@pracwealth.com.au

Peter Robert Banicevic is an authorised representative (330835) of Lifespan Financial Planning Pty Ltd (AFSL 229892).

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