Most people think of superannuation as a tax-favoured way of saving for your retirement. For employees, it is compulsory. For self-employed people, it is optional. For everybody, it is a great idea.
But superannuation is about more than retirement planning. It is actually a cornerstone of most people’s financial plan. This is because ‘super’ touches every other aspect of your financial planning. The way you manage your super impacts on how you manage your insurances, your other investments, your tax planning, your retirement planning, your marriage, your divorce, how and when you might help your adult kids out financially, your estate planning and even how you repay your own mortgage.
It is super by name and even more super by nature.
There are several types of super funds, such as retail funds, industry funds, corporate funds and self-managed superannuation funds. Different clients are suited to one or more of these types, and sometimes it makes sense to use more than one type in combination. We help you select the appropriate type of fund. We then help you make best use of whichever option you take. This is important because super can and should be incorporated into your thinking about everything to do with your finances.
If you decide to manage your own super (a ‘self-managed super fund,’ or SMSF), we assist with all facets of establishing and maintaining this fund. This includes liaising with external legal professionals to facilitate the production of all documents needed to start, and our advice on the assets you hold within the fund.
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
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Peter Robert Banicevic is an authorised representative (330835) of Lifespan Financial Planning Pty Ltd (AFSL 229892).