About Us

Financial Planning businesses typically come with an heir of scepticism from consumers. A lack of trust, if you will. It’s possible that some folks feel that financial planners do not do much for their clients and that their advice is laden with self interest. It’s also possible that some consumers feel they would be no better off after obtaining advice. And, it is true that there have been, and possibly still are, financial planners who have taken advantage of their own clients.

Darren Titmus set up Financial Planning Qld with business practices that would eliminate all of the above fears for any consumer. To achieve this, Darren implemented the following:

  • Fee for service advice only – this means that there are no commission arrangements designed to influence advice or product selection for clients
  • Use of Superannuation Funds that pay NIL commission only
  • No Fee Guarantee
  • Better Position Statement – this is a plain English explanation provided in writing of WHY and HOW the recommended strategy and products used benefit you, the client, over and above your current arrangements

Our Values

These are the simple cornerstones on which we build our business and the foundations for all advice provided to our clients.

  • We will be absolutely transparent
  • We will be truly helpful
  • We will always put the interests of our Clients first
  • We will offer technically superior advice that is beyond reproach
  • We will provide our service with happiness, humour, and personality

Who Helps?

Paraplanners

Financial Planning Qld is supported by a team of professional and experienced Paraplanners. Their job is essentially to create the document that is the financial plan. This document addresses every element of the advice that Financial Planning Qld is providing you with. It is typically anything between 50 and 80 pages long and will contain cash flows, tax considerations, alternative strategies, investment and asset allocations, all the reasons why the strategy is a winner for you… and much more! To be honest, you probably won’t find it a very exciting read, but at least all the bases are covered and you have something to refer to.

Tech Nerds

Financial Planning is a very technical profession. Rules, regulations, legislation – they are ALL changing ALL of the time. Throw this in the mix with an ever-changing global economy, volatile markets, and a myriad of other factors and you most definitely have something a tad interesting! It really is a minefield out there!

To stay abreast of these changes and how they impact clients, Financial Planning Qld has a technical services team at hand. Their job is basically to help ensure that the strategies and advice that you receive not only achieves what you want it to, but is the most effective and most appropriate way of doing so.

Meet Darren and the team

Darren Titmus Financial Planner at Financial Planning Qld

Darren Titmus

Director and Principal Adviser

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Rohan Siggins Financial Planner at Financial Planning Qld

Rohan Siggins

Lending Specialist

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Taryn Hutchins Financial Planning Qld

Taryn Hutchins

Client Engagement

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James Ugarte

Digital Creative

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Insure First PTY LTD (ACN 146 149 939), trading as Financial Planning Qld is an authorised representative and credit representative of AMP Financial Planning Pty Ltd, Australian Financial Services Licensee and Australian Credit Licensee

This website contains information that is general in nature. It does not take into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular person. You need to consider your financial situation and needs before making any decisions based on this information.

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Phone: 07 3162 1449


Address: Suite 1, 295 Chatsworth Road
Coorparoo, QLD 4151