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Thinking about buying an investment property?

Thinking about buying an investment property?

Team Maddern
14/Aug/2014
Australians love nothing more than buying property. Investing in bricks and mortar is a comforting and often easy investment decision for many investors, particularly those who feel  at ease with buying something tangible. This love affair has only deepened since legislation changed to allow Self Managed Superannuation funds to borrow for property investment in 2007. […]
How do successful people start their day? An interesting insight

How do successful people start their day? An interesting insight

Team Maddern
30/Jun/2014
There has been much media focus recently on the habits of  highly successful people.  Articles have featured in the New York Times, the Economist and the Wall Street journal, questioning the über successful  on just how they start their day. Founder & Executive Chairman Dr. Dennis J. Maddern was recently interviewed by The New Daily, on […]
ABC program highlights the key difference between bank financial planning and boutique financial pla

ABC program highlights the key difference between bank financial planning and boutique financial pla

Team Maddern
12/May/2014
Those of you who viewed the Four Corners program “Banking Bad” last Monday night would be rightly horrified at the product-focused culture exposed within one major Australian banks’ financial planning arm. One journalist commented that “Every time the light is shed on this organisation, it seems, it spots a cockroach scuttling away to the safety […]
Dr. Dennis J. Maddern featured in ‘IFA’ magazine for valuable industry commentary

Dr. Dennis J. Maddern featured in ‘IFA’ magazine for valuable industry commentary

Team Maddern
14/Mar/2014
Dr. Dennis J. Maddern; Founder & Executive Chairman of Maddern Private Wealth and Maddern Financial Advisers, was honoured to be asked to provide valuable commentary in the nationally distributed financial magazine ‘IFA’. Dennis affirmed his opinion on an issue that he is particularly passionate about; ensuring that all clients have full disclosure of financial planning business ownership and licence. He believes that is absolutely essential that a […]
Maddern Financial team meet Federal Finance Minister, Superannuation Minister

Maddern Financial team meet Federal Finance Minister, Superannuation Minister

Team Maddern
26/Nov/2013
Several members of the Maddern Financial Advisers team recently contributed to the Association of Independently-Owned Financial Professionals onshore conference in Hobart. As part of his deep commitment to the non-aligned approach of our Advice business, Dennis sits on the board of this important association. The ideology of the event is to bring together in unity […]
Maddern Private Wealth Pty Ltd – Budget Wrap

Maddern Private Wealth Pty Ltd – Budget Wrap

Team Maddern
15/May/2013
Tonight, 15 May ’13 we will conduct a Budget Wrap for our Private Wealth Clients – https://www.maddernfinancial.com.au/private_wealth/seminar/ Our information session will present the highlights (and lowlights) of this year’s Budget. This Budget will prove to be interesting considering that a deficit is imminent and significant changes to superannuation have been proposed that would impact nearly […]
Taking control of your superannuation is something that everyone can do – with SMSF knowledge from a

Taking control of your superannuation is something that everyone can do – with SMSF knowledge from a

Team Maddern
26/Feb/2013
It is said by Australia’s foremost expert on taxation and superannuation that the SMSF is the world’s greatest retiree tax haven. Many people feel that SMSF’s are a complex subject, and beyond their understanding of taxation and superannuation rules and regulations. But whether you are a wealthy retiree or a young wealth accumulator, an SMSF […]
ASX tops 5000 points – best since 2010

ASX tops 5000 points – best since 2010

Team Maddern
15/Feb/2013
The Australian sharemarket index moved through the 5000 mark for the first time since 2010 yesterday as consumer confidence lifted, and Australia’s blue-chip companies’ half-year results beat investor expectations, e.g. CBA had a brilliant half year profit. Consumer confidence reached its highest level since Christmas 2010 as rising local and international equity markets set a […]
SMSF – get the facts Seminar – 7 February ’13

SMSF – get the facts Seminar – 7 February ’13

Team Maddern
08/Feb/2013
  Last night, 7 February ’13 Maddern Private Wealth & Maddern Accountants held a SMSF – get the facts! Seminar. We held the seminar at our office in Malvern from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Attendees were made up of Clients & potential new Clients. The feedback was exceptional, as was the food, wine, and coffee! Thanks […]
2013 Maddern Private Wealth Pty Ltd & Maddern Accountants Pty Ltd Seminars

2013 Maddern Private Wealth Pty Ltd & Maddern Accountants Pty Ltd Seminars

Team Maddern
06/Feb/2013
Last night, 5 February ’13 Maddern Private Wealth Pty Ltd (MPW) & Maddern Accountants Pty Ltd (MA) held a seminar on Wealth Creation & Lifestyle Planning. The feedback was great, with circa 20 attendees present. We only want intimate groups of 20 or so. The attendees were made up of new Clients, and just about […]