What to Bring to the First Meeting

Preparing for your first meeting - click to download printable version of the checklist below.


In order for your financial adviser to understand your current situation and develop a tailored plan, it’s really important that you come to your first formal meeting with as much information about your financial situation as possible. You won’t need all of this information when you meet with your adviser for the first time, but more so when you meet with your adviser to start working through your finances & goals in some detail. The following provides a checklist of the information your adviser might ask you for in your first meeting.


  • Payslips
  • Pension entitlements
  • Super entitlements


  • Residential, holiday and investment properties
  • Vacant land
  • House contents, collectables, jewellery
  • Motor vehicles boats, caravans
  • Bank accounts
  • Investments


  • Mortgage or rental payments
  • Other loans (investment, car)
  • Credit card debt
  • Any other liabilities


  • Housing expenses (rates, gas, electricity, water, telephone, building and contents insurance)
  • Living expenses (food, entertainment, clothing, transport, education, health insurance)
  • Personal expenses
  • Any other expenses


  • Latest Statement


  • Latest Statement