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Anthony Riding
Principal - Ballarat

Biography

Anthony has over 15 years' experience in the provision of financial services within the Ballarat community.

He has significant experience in advising clients on investments, retirement planning and superannuation.

Anthony has specialised knowledge regarding the provision of compliant advice documents to clients, assisting them in meeting their financial goals and objectives on an ongoing basis.

RSM Financial Services Australia Pty Ltd ABN 22 009 176 354 AFS Licence No 238282

Solutions Anthony provides

Anthony provides expert knowledge in the following areas:

  • budget planning
  • personal wealth creation
  • direct share trades
  • tax effective retirement planning leading up to and during retirement
  • superannuation analysis
  • wealth protection strategies via life cover, total and permanent disability cover, income protection and trauma insurance
  • gearing strategies
  • portfolio reviews
  • investing for self-managed superannuation funds
  • determination of Centrelink eligibility

Professional associations

  • Member, Financial Planners Association

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce at University of Ballarat
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning via Kaplan

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  • FINALIST, IFA EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2018 - Risk Adviser of the Year
Publications

Top tips on building off-farm assets

16 August 2022
Farming is arguably one of the more volatile industries in the world. Because of the fluctuating and inconsistent nature of the profitability of the business on a year-to-year basis, the consideration of establishing off-farm assets becomes critical in   helping farming business owners meet long-term financial objectives. The foll...

Insurance for health professionals: 5 dos and don'ts

14 June 2022
As a doctor, pharmacist, dentist, or allied health professional, your days are spent caring about the health and wellbeing of others. With long hours and a demanding workload, it’s easy to let your health and wellbeing take a backseat – let alone taking the time to plan for the future. But if an unexpected situation were to occur, and inj...

The Rise and Rise of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

15 October 2021
Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) investments are gaining popularity but do we really understand them? While they can be low-cost and relatively simple, there are a few other things you should know before hopping on board. According to research conducted by the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), Australian investment in Exchange Traded Funds (ET...

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 6 – Planning your estates

15 November 2017
Throughout the Six Fundamentals of a Strong Financial Plan series, we've discussed some of the fears that you may face in making a decision regarding your financial plan and how the barrage of attention-grabbing headlines and world events distract you. We've highlighted the importance of focusing on these six key pillars of personal finance...

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 5 – Structure your wealth

8 November 2017
During this series we've discussed some of the fears that people have in making financial plans and decisions due to media grabbing headlines and world events and why implementing the fundamentals a financial plan can set you up for success. In previous parts of this series, we covered the first four key pillars. These being managin...

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 4 – Engage with your Super

1 November 2017
As discussed in part one to three of the series The Six Fundamentals of a Strong Financial Plan, it's important to remember that there are always going to be events that are happening locally or internationally that will impact financial markets. What's important is your view and plan for the long term ensuring that you have adequately prep...

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 3 – Inefficient debt

25 October 2017
As discussed in part one and two of the series The Six Fundamentals of a Strong Financial Plan, it's important to remember that there are always going to be events that are happening locally or internationally that will impact financial markets. What's important is your view and plan for the long term ensuring that you have adequately prepa...

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 2 – Personal risk

18 October 2017
As discussed in part one of the series The Six Fundamentals of a Strong Financial Plan, it's important to remember that there are always going to be events that are happening locally or internationally that will impact financial markets. What's important is your view and plan for the long term ensuring that you have adequately prepared your...

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 1 – Manage your cash flow

12 October 2017
With all the noise in the media and the constant barrage of headline-grabbing news around recent superannuation changes, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and even confused about how all this will affect your personal financial success. Financial commentators and journalists have had a banquet of events to spin, flooding the regular press ...