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Equities and Growth Assets Symposium – The Inside Network
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Equities and Growth Assets Symposium – The Inside Network

The unique format of The Inside Network’s Equities and Growth Assets Symposium is bringing exciting conversations to advisers and the wider industry. Our very own Hugh Robertson CFP® had the pleasure of joining The Inside Network’s – Equities and Growth Assets Symposium in Brisbane on Wednesday 11th May 2020. Hugh […]

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One in five of us feel peer pressure to spend. Here are four tips to help – The New Daily
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One in five of us feel peer pressure to spend. Here are four tips to help – The New Daily

Hugh joins Sezen Bakan as he shares some knowledge and tips in The New Daily article, ‘One in five of us feel peer pressure to spend. Here are four tips to help’. According to The New Daily, one in five Australians have gone into debt or spent more than they […]

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Hugh’s Views – Market Volatility
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Hugh’s Views – Market Volatility

Needing some peace of mind during the current market volatility?   Well, our very own Managing Director Hugh Robertson has just shared his views on the current market and provided some context as to what the team here at Centaur Financial Services has been talking about with our clients, especially […]

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Hugh Robertson Joins Ben Nash – XY Adviser
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Hugh Robertson Joins Ben Nash – XY Adviser

Our very own Hugh Robertson joins Ben Nash in XY Adviser’s Podcast #285. Hugh sits down with Ben Nash from the XY Adviser and talks about defining roles and setting expectations internally to ensure our service agreement is met, and how Centaur has evolved as a result. You can listen […]

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The New Game | Retirement Income – Financial Standard
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The New Game | Retirement Income – Financial Standard

Managing Director of Centaur Financial Services, Hugh Robertson was featured in the ‘Retirement Income’ addition in Financial Standard – Volume 19 Number 20. “I am deeply concerned that retirees are taking on too much risk to generate income and not understanding how to build a retirement portfolio.” – Hugh Robertson […]

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Buy Hold Sell: 3 essential asset classes and 2 to avoid – Livewire
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Buy Hold Sell: 3 essential asset classes and 2 to avoid – Livewire

Our very own Hugh Robertson joins Livewire’s James Marlay in yet another special Income Series edition of Buy Hold Sell. In this episode, Livewire drew on the asset allocation expertise of Hugh Robertson from Centaur Financial Services and Charlie Viola from Pitcher Partners. As stated by Livewire in the release of […]

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How to build a bulletproof income portfolio – Livewire
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How to build a bulletproof income portfolio – Livewire

As a part of Livewire’s annual Income Series, Centaur’s Hugh Robertson joined Charlie Viola and James Marlay to talk through ways to help set you up for retirement.  As shared by Livewire, the trio “discuss why ASFA’s estimated figure for retirement ($640,000 for couples) should be taken with a grain […]

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Buy Hold Sell: 6 cracking ASX-listed income funds – Livewire
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Buy Hold Sell: 6 cracking ASX-listed income funds – Livewire

Our very own Hugh Robertson joins Livewire’s James Marlay in this special Income Series edition of Buy Hold Sell. Livewire also invited Pitcher Partners’ Charlie Viola to share his thoughts with Centaur Financial Services’ Hugh Robertson, on five cracking ASX-listed ETFs and one REIT for your income portfolio. As stated by […]

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What We Can All Learn From Rocky Balboa – MetLife Podcast
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What We Can All Learn From Rocky Balboa – MetLife Podcast

This week, Hugh sat down for a chat with Noel Lord of Metlife and discussed how Covid-19 has impacted the way he and our team engage with our customers. To listen to the podcast in full, please click here. Transcript below: __________ “Noel Lord: Good morning everybody, and welcome to […]

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Managed Accounts and Centaur Financial Services – Praemium Podcast
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Managed Accounts and Centaur Financial Services – Praemium Podcast

Hugh Robertson joins Praemium’s Martin Morris in a podcast to discuss the key learnings that Hugh and our team have gained through our implementation of Managed Accounts. “As a Director of the Australian Advice Network, who manage $1bn in SMA assets, this session will give you a unique perspective behind […]

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Finalists in the ifa Excellence Awards 2021 – ifa
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Finalists in the ifa Excellence Awards 2021 – ifa

We are delighted to announce that Centaur Financial Services, Hugh Robertson, and Jenna Wheeler have been listed as Finalists for the ifa Excellence Awards. Centaur Financial Services has been named as a finalist in the ifa Excellence Awards for Client Servicing Company of the Year and Self-Licensed Firm of the […]

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Six ways to invest in renewable energy and support the fight against climate change – The New Daily
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Six ways to invest in renewable energy and support the fight against climate change – The New Daily

Hugh chatted with Melissa Jenkins of The New Daily to discuss and share some knowledge and insights about renewable energy investing. According to The New Daily, Climate change is an issue so big, you can feel powerless to make any sort of difference as just one human. But there are […]

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How to create a portfolio to get through the next crash and protect your wealth – Webinar
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How to create a portfolio to get through the next crash and protect your wealth – Webinar

Our very own Hugh Robertson joined Jeff Thurecht and Marshall Brentnall from Evalesco to talk about all things AAN Asset Management and how you can create a portfolio to get through the next crash and protect your wealth. Throughout the webinar the trio touched on: • How the AAN Model […]

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EOFY Wrap Up – 2020/21
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EOFY Wrap Up – 2020/21

July marks the start of the new financial year, a good time to reflect on how far we have come since this time last year and to make plans for the year ahead. Check out Hugh’s latest EOFY Wrap Up for all things End of Financial Year, Centaur Financial Services, […]

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The advice model of the future – ifa Show Podcast with Hugh Robertson
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The advice model of the future – ifa Show Podcast with Hugh Robertson

In this episode of the ifa Show, our very own multi-award-winning adviser Hugh Robertson joins host Sarah Kendell to discuss his practice’s goals-based approach to advice and investment and the benefits of being part of a cooperative licensee model. As the ifa Show reveals, Hugh unpacks how the concept of […]

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Eyeing off Bitcoin? These alternatives are worth considering – The New Daily
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Eyeing off Bitcoin? These alternatives are worth considering – The New Daily

Hugh Robertson spoke with Euan Black, Finance Editor from The New Daily discussing and sharing some knowledge on Bitcoin and what alternatives are worth considering when it comes to investing. Euan from The New Daily has asked the question, would people plough so much money into Bitcoin if they knew […]

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Most millennials don’t have a savings plan. Here’s how to build one – The New Daily
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Most millennials don’t have a savings plan. Here’s how to build one – The New Daily

Hugh chatted with Matthew Elmas of The New Daily to discuss and share some knowledge and insights about Millennials, budgeting, goals, and savings plans. According to The New Daily, new research from Commonwealth Bank shows a worrying 61 percent of Australians aged 24 to 39 do not have a regular savings […]

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Netflix is cracking down on account sharing. This is one way to respond – The New Daily
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Netflix is cracking down on account sharing. This is one way to respond – The New Daily

Hugh recently chatted with Matthew Elmas of The New Daily to discuss and share some insights on Netflix. According to The New Daily, if you’ve watched Netflix lately you might have seen this unwelcome pop-up message: “If you don’t live with the owner of this account, you need your own […]

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Superannuation a good place to start when it comes to ethical investing – The New Daily
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Superannuation a good place to start when it comes to ethical investing – The New Daily

Hugh recently chatted with Melissa Jenkins of The New Daily to discuss and share some knowledge on Ethical Investing.  According to The New Daily, building wealth while maintaining a social and environmental conscience may seem implausible to some – but it’s not. Ethical investing is a major trend within financial […]

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Hugh Robertson | Guest speaker at IMAP Adviser Road Show 2021
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Hugh Robertson | Guest speaker at IMAP Adviser Road Show 2021

Hugh Robertson, Guest Speaker at IMAP Adviser Roadshow 2021 – Professionalism Under Adversity. On Tuesday 11th May 2021, our very own Hugh Robertson was invited on stage at the IMAP – Institute of Managed Account Professionals Brisbane conference to discuss how we’ve built our industry-leading investment portfolios from Balanced and […]

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Why buyers should think twice before taking out a low-deposit home loan – The New Daily
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Why buyers should think twice before taking out a low-deposit home loan – The New Daily

Hugh shared some knowledge in The New Daily article, ‘Why buyers should think twice before taking out a low-deposit home loan’. Beware of the hazards Centaur Financial Services managing director Hugh Robertson told The New Daily many low-deposit holders approach housing with a short-term mindset. As a result, they have neglected to […]

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IFA Podcast featuring AAN Director Marshall Brentnall
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IFA Podcast featuring AAN Director Marshall Brentnall

One of our fellow Directors and AAN Investment Committee Member, Marshall Brentnall was interviewed by IFA Magazine about the evolution of ethical investing in advice. The podcast with @IFAonlineAu their host Sarah Kendell joined Marshall Brentnall on all things ethical investing and the journey our AAN Investment Committee took last year to create our newly launched #AANSustainableGrowthModel on @praemiumltd platform. As a result of Facebook banning […]

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Should I pay off my mortgage, or invest in shares? – The New Daily
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Should I pay off my mortgage, or invest in shares? – The New Daily

Hugh shared some knowledge in The New Daily article, ‘Should I pay off my mortgage, or invest in shares?’. “Centaur Financial Services adviser Hugh Robertson said this is why it would make sense for “a conservative investor” to take advantage of record-low interest rates to get ahead on their mortgage. […]

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The stockmarket continued to rise after the US Capitol riots. Should investors be worried? – The New Daily
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The stockmarket continued to rise after the US Capitol riots. Should investors be worried? – The New Daily

Hugh recently chatted with Matt Johnson of The New Daily to discuss the stock market and investing amidst the unrest in the USA. Excerpt below — Centaur Financial Services adviser Hugh Robertson said although a major sell-off was unlikely, investors should still implement a number of “timeless principles” to mitigate […]

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‘Financial stress’ is costing the economy $31 billion every year, says AMP – The New Daily
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‘Financial stress’ is costing the economy $31 billion every year, says AMP – The New Daily

Hugh recently chatted with Matt Johnson of The New Daily to discuss where we’re going wrong with finances. Excerpt below — Centaur Financial Services managing director Hugh Robertson says a lack of awareness and understanding is a key driver of financial stress, because it means people are unable to recognise […]

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ifa Excellence Awards 2020 – ifa
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ifa Excellence Awards 2020 – ifa

The ifa Excellence Awards 2020 winners have just been revealed at the first-ever virtual ifa Excellence Awards ceremony, and Centaur Financial Servers were honoured to be finalists in three prestigious categories. INVESTMENT ADVISER OF THE YEAR – Finalist CLIENT OUTCOME OF THE YEAR – Finalist SELF-LICENSED FIRM OF THE YEAR […]

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How Australians can put the brakes on spending as tap-and-go payments accelerate – The New Daily
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How Australians can put the brakes on spending as tap-and-go payments accelerate – The New Daily

Hugh recently chatted with Matt Johnson of The New Daily to discuss poor money habits. Excerpt below — Centaur Financial Services adviser Hugh Robertson said shoppers with lots of debt, or a track record of poor money habits, would do well to steer clear. “Spending money is like an addiction,” […]

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In Safe Hands – FA Advice
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In Safe Hands – FA Advice

Hugh scored the cover story on Vol. 15 FS Advice, The Australian Journal of Financial Planning. This was a great honour for Hugh and the team at Centaur Financial Services. “Centaur Financial Services principal adviser Hugh Robertson doesn’t need shortcuts. His business is built on a philosophy of sticking to […]

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UniSuper, IOOF and AustralianSuper top superannuation leaderboard – The New Daily
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UniSuper, IOOF and AustralianSuper top superannuation leaderboard – The New Daily

Hugh recently chatted to Matt Johnson of The New Daily to discuss superannuation risks and considerations. Excerpt below — Centaur Financial Services principal adviser Hugh Robertson told The New Daily the scant attention Australians pay to their superannuation has allowed providers to hike their fees without much backlash. But making a judgement call […]

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One-third of buy now pay later users enter financial trouble, survey finds – The New Daily
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One-third of buy now pay later users enter financial trouble, survey finds – The New Daily

Hugh recently chatted to Matt Johnson of The New Daily to talk about BNPL products and bad money habits. Excerpt below — Centaur Financial Services principal adviser Hugh Robertson told The New Daily that BNPL products can create bad money habits that become difficult to shake. Mr Robertson said these services facilitate “instant gratification” […]

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