Investments

Investing means becoming wealthier by buying and sometimes selling assets that provide income while you hold them and capital when you sell them.

There are two ways to invest and three broad types of investment. We can assist you with all of them.

The two ways to invest are directly or indirectly. Direct investment is where you buy and hold investment assets in your own name (or in the name of some entity that you control, such as a family trust or a self-managed super fund). Direct investment is typically the best way to make property investments, and many people like to buy shares directly as well. If direct investment is what you are after, we can help you find the right investments to make and the right ways to manage those investments. A big part of this is making sure that you buy the asset in the right hands. Sometimes this is yourself, but sometimes it is not.

Indirect investment is where you employ an investment manager to buy and hold investment assets on your behalf. We can assist you to identify the managed investment option or options that best suits your circumstance and your goals, and then show you how to access the particular benefits of managed investments to minimise your risk.

The three broad things in which you can invest are shares, property and cash fixed/interest. The specific choice of investment types, and the way in which you mix these choices within your portfolio, is different for each person. We take the time to assist you to identify which type or types of asset class makes most sense, and then assist you to make either a direct or indirect investment accordingly.

Ryan Baker

Director & Financial Adviser

SPG Wealth is a small financial planning practice based in Perth, WA. The business was formed on the desire by owner Ryan Baker to help every day people make a difference to their financial future. Our core belief is that it doesn't matter how much you have now, it's about making wise decisions with what you've got and making the most of what life throws your way!

Ryan has spent over 15 years working within the Financial Services industry with over 6 years providing advice to clients. Whether it's consolidating Super Funds, reviewing insurance needs, budgeting, estate planning, tax minimisation, mortgage broking or retirement planning SPG Wealth and their referral partners can help. Ryan is passionate about helping clients make better financial decisions and enjoys seeing people grow in confidence as the plans implemented make a difference.

At SPG Wealth we believe that Financial Planning is not about selling products but about helping people, providing sound advice and assisting clients make wise decisions that in the long term help them achieve their goals and objectives.

Ryan Baker is an authorised representative (341179) of Dover Financial Advisers Pty Ltd (AFSL 307248).

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