Debt Management
Services in Melbourne

Debt can be overwhelming, but taking control is crucial. Our Melbourne-based debt management services are designed to offer relief, guidance, and sustainable solutions to individuals struggling with debt.

We focus on providing personalised strategies to help you navigate your financial challenges and work towards a debt-free future.

  • Attain Peace with Financial Stability

  • Lower Debts through Effective Strategies

  • Receive Expert Guidance and Support

  • Benefit from Personalised Solution Plans

  • Safe Debt Management

Regain Your Financial Control

Regain Your Financial Control with our specialised debt management services in Melbourne. We offer tailored solutions and expert advice to help individuals overcome financial obstacles and achieve lasting freedom from debt. Start your journey towards a secure, prosperous future with us today!

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Tailored Debt Management Solutions

In the heart of Melbourne, we offer Tailored Debt Management Solutions designed to meet the distinct needs of each individual facing financial challenges. Our expert team crafts personalised strategies, providing a roadmap to navigate through debts and financial uncertainties.

By focusing on individualised solutions, we empower our clients with the knowledge and tools needed to manage their finances effectively, paving the way for a secure and debt-free future.

Unlock Financial Freedom Now!

Embrace a future of financial security with our transparent and ethical financial strategies. We are committed to providing Melbourne residents with reliable and sustainable solutions to achieve long-term financial stability. Our approach is not just about managing debts but also about empowering you with the knowledge and tools necessary to make informed financial decisions, ensuring a prosperous and debt-free future.

Ethical Financial Strategies for Long-term Stability

Our Melbourne firm specialises in ethical, sustainable financial strategies to ensure clients attain long-term stability. We provide tailored, transparent solutions, addressing individual needs and fostering informed, responsible decision-making and financial security.

Our commitment is to create a community that values ethical financial practices. We aim to be a reliable partner for Melbourne residents, guiding them through informed, sustainable financial journeys.

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Client Testimonials

Vicks Naidoo
Vicks Naidoo
08:44 12 Feb 24
The discussion was very professional. Provided the status of the investments with increase in principal amounts. Provided assurance that assistance was available at all time and investments were reviewed periodically to ensure continuous growth of the principal amount.
Peter Stewart
Peter Stewart
04:29 06 Jan 24
I’ve been using FFP for a number of years. Completely satisfied with their support, advice, & recommendations for my finances. Richard is always great to work with. Highly recommended without any hesitation!!!!!!
Angela Meinke
Angela Meinke
04:19 06 Jan 24
I’ve been a happy customer for a number of years of Freedom Financial Planning with Richard Unmack providing me with professional advice and a friendly and when needed “plain English” explanation.Richard has helped me to set myself up for the future and get my affairs in order. I particularly appreciate the sound advice and quick responses, especially during key/critical decision making times.I believe that Richard has a good understanding of my needs, priorities and principals/values and that he really listens to what I am trying to achieve and that this enables him to provide great, independent advice to enable me to do that.He has been great to work with and making the decision to engage Freedom has really helped set me up for the future and to ease any of my worries.
Nelson Herrok
Nelson Herrok
23:39 01 Dec 23
Great assistance, friendly and knowledgeable advice in regards to our financial needs. Thanks Mark ‼️
Viv Schembri
Viv Schembri
06:57 30 Nov 23
Lee Jackson has been my Financial advisor for many years. He is always professional, friendly and knowledgeable securing A Comfortable Future for me and my family,
Robyn Simpson
Robyn Simpson
06:01 30 Nov 23
I have been with Freedom Financial for a number of years now. It was recommended by a friend who had enjoyed very reliable service for many years.Since becoming a client, I have enjoyed advice whenever I needed it. While I was working part time, I needed to engaged regularly with Centrelink to advise changes of salary. It was very taxing to spend so much time on the phone. Freedom took over the Centrelink involvement entirely. The fees were worth that alone!! My Superannuation and finances became more manageable and I was better off as a result of suggestions made to me. More recently, I have inherited funds and had significant help with investment and more broadly Retirement Village living.Most importantly to me, I have always found them to be scrupulously honest and I could not recommend them more highly.Specifically, I have dealt with Mark Struik, but Stephanie is now my friend’s Adviser and she has always been more than delighted.
Dot Ng
Dot Ng
05:39 30 Nov 23
Best financial advisors! Been helping me over many years. And real people handling and caring for my financial and emotional well being. Highly recommended!
Denise Martin
Denise Martin
05:36 13 Jul 23
I can't recommend Freedom Financial Planning highly enough. My husband and I have been with them for over 20 years and Mark Struik and Stephanie Mitchell (and their support staff) have always given us the most professional, friendly and accurate service and advice; always going that extra mile to achieve our required outcomes.
Valerie Paezold
Valerie Paezold
13:33 12 Jul 23
Thank you to all at Financial Planning for putting on a great evening. The Presentation, food and the movie were excellent!
Denise Martin
Denise Martin
09:35 23 Apr 23
Fabulously efficient and friendly service. Mark and Stephanie are so personable and they always have our best financial future at heart. We would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone for sound, professional and reliable advice.
Hudley Rana
Hudley Rana
01:25 17 Apr 23
We have been with Ryan since February 2016. His genuine caring advice, holistic in nature, keeping in mind our ongoing changes with respect to family, health and careers have enabled us to retire with confidence. Thank you Ryan and the Financial Freedom Planning Team. Hudley Rana
Angela Forgan
Angela Forgan
07:00 14 Apr 23
Have received excellent, sound advice from FFP for many years. Would not have been able to make some serious financial decisions without their support and guidance. Have recommended FFP to other friends who have also used their services very happily over a number of years.
Robert Macdonald
Robert Macdonald
09:09 12 Apr 23
We were with another company for many years, and never had any contact with them, and they charged so much and did little. Freedom was recommended to us, and after 5 years of ongoing easy to understand friendly meetings, the results are very pleasing.
dorothy nathan
dorothy nathan
02:48 07 Apr 23
over the years we have found freedom financial very obliging & helpful in connection with our financial arrangements & have no hesitation in recommending their services.
Maurice Aspinall
Maurice Aspinall
05:48 06 Apr 23
The service we received was friendly, Courteous and explained in great detail, well done to you all, keep up the great work.
John Mitsios
John Mitsios
06:12 05 Apr 23
I have been with Freedom Financial Planning for many many years and have found Mark to be excellent in sharing his advice and financial planning knowledge. I have full faith and trust in the advice provided by Mark and he has not let me down.
ian macdowall
ian macdowall
09:05 04 Apr 23
Thanks Mark and the team at Freedom Financial, your expert advice has helped my Super grow faster than i would have thought and the tips and information provided throughout the year is most appreciated.
Stephen Lewis
Stephen Lewis
00:59 04 Apr 23
My wife and I have been customers of Freedom for many years.We have always been extremely happy with the professionalism and have built a relation of trust with Ryan our main contact.
Alan Day
Alan Day
23:08 03 Apr 23
We've been using FFP for a few years now. We can't recommend their services highly enough. Very easy to speak to for our financial requirements.
George Sutherland
George Sutherland
09:13 03 Apr 23
We have been clients for many years and have had courteous valuable advice for all that time, Our initial involvement involved establishment of financial plans for an elderly relative requiring care and estate planning. We then engaged to establish a financial plan for ourselves and are now able to enjoy our retirement by implementing those plans. We have encouraged others to also engage with Freedom Financial Planning and each of them has achieved similar effective resultsGeorge and Carol Sutherland
Robin Bray
Robin Bray
08:28 03 Apr 23
My wife and I have used the services of Freedom Financial Planning for a number of years and have been thoroughly satisfied with their performance. The staff are always friendly and welcoming and provide sound financial planning advice and assistance.
Michael Clarke
Michael Clarke
08:01 03 Apr 23
Have used FFP for many years and will continue to do so. They have provided a great service, which is personally tailored to your needs.Highly recommended
Andrew Struik
Andrew Struik
07:30 03 Apr 23
I have been very happy with FFP and also their associated mortgage service. Both have been very responsive to any requests, and have shown initiative in making suggestions on how they can do better for me.
Janette Bradley
Janette Bradley
05:14 21 Feb 23
I have a very good relationship with all of the advisors, and their staff. They are very helpful, and I trust them, they feel like good friends. I would recommend them to others, with no hesitation.
Derek Griff
Derek Griff
01:27 21 Feb 23
Freedom have managed my Super Fund over many years and provided sound advice throughout, with regular market correspondence and detailed reports including any sudden changes to the market or government conditions that they considered relevant to my portfolio.For the most part, Kate has been my personal financial planner. Kate has arranged regular one on one meetings with me or impromptu meetings at my request to clarify, explain or make changes to my portfolio depending on market conditions or at my requests.Kate has been a trusted, professional financial adviser to me personally and always made herself available at any time. On the rare occasion when Kate has been unavailable for personal reasons, there has always been another financial planner made available immediately. I can’t speak highly enough of Kate and her willingness to make sure that I receive the best support, understand market information, provide logical advice with a way forward and this is all managed with a minimum of fuss.Derek
Rod Bartlett
Rod Bartlett
07:14 01 Feb 23
lee jackson has been my advisor for years he is very well informed and professional he more of friend than advisor i would highly recommend him also shaun the mortgage broker who set up my bridging loan and morgage also was highly profession and who i drove mad unfortunatly i believe either of them are essendon supporters
Dawn Hatcher
Dawn Hatcher
05:42 01 Feb 23
I have been with them for over 5 years and they have been exceptional in providing assistance in all my financial matters.
Matt Wood-Collins
Matt Wood-Collins
01:44 01 Feb 23
I've been delighted to work with Stephanie Mitchell and the team at Freedom Financial Planning on both life insurance and investments. Stephanie has always been diligent, patient, well-informed and professional. I'm confident my finances are in good hands.
Kayla Jade
Kayla Jade
04:18 31 Jan 23
Working with Lee was the best financial decision we’ve ever made. Freedom has been an absolute fantastic company to work with! Continued communication and support! Thank you 😊
The team at Freedom Financial Planning in Mount Waverley are the best at what they do.I Anthony (Jack) Poletko have been dealing with Lee Jackson for a number of years now and he is good at what he does,If i have ever had a problem with my superannuation or need to know something financially,He will take the time to explain it and make sure i was good with it.He has not let me down once (super is doing great).Would highly recommend Lee Jackson to anyone for financial advise and have many times.Just last year both my wife and started looking at investment properties, Lee Jackson put us on to their finance broker Sean Lowe who has done an out standing job to get us into the market,He puts us onto an investment property broker, They have sources us a home to which it is in the process of being built,Sean has gone above and beyond in helping us get the loan and finance for our property.we previously had another broker who did not do anything of what Sean has done for us.Once again we would highly recommend his services to anyone and have done many times.Great Work Guys AAA ratting for customer service.jack & Jacky
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Strategic Approach to Sustainable Financial Stability

We employ a systematic approach to understand your financial situation, identify suitable debt management strategies, and implement effective solutions. Our methodology is transparent, ethical, and focused on achieving long-term financial stability for our clients.

Introductory Meeting (No cost & obligation free)

The first step in our advice process is to arrange our introductory meeting. This meeting provides the opportunity to discuss your current situation and requirements, as well as your goals for the future. We can also explore how we may be able to help you.

Advice Preparation

Should you wish to engage our services, our work begins on reviewing and assessing alternative financial models and investment scenarios appropriate to your needs and circumstances. Fees occur from this step.

Strategy Development

Development of the detailed strategy and recommendations and preparation of your personalised plan (Statement of Advice document).

Advice Presentation Meeting

At this meeting we will present your tailored financial strategy and explain how our advice and recommendations will help you to achieve your goals and aspirations.

Implementation of Advice

Once you are comfortable with our advice and recommendations, the next step is to implement the detailed strategy as outlined in the Statement of Advice. We complete all of the required paperwork & process these.

Ongoing Advice and Regular Reviews

To ensure your financial strategy remains on track to meet your objectives (as they are subject to change over time), we will meet on a regular basis to review your situation and make any necessary adjustments that may be required.

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Discover the freedom of financial stability with our tailored debt management solutions, designed to meet the unique needs of each individual. Our Melbourne-based team of experts employs advanced strategies and tools to help you manage and reduce your debts effectively.

By understanding your financial situation in-depth, we can identify the most suitable debt management strategies, allowing you to regain control of your finances and live a stress-free life.

Frequently Asked Questions About Debt Management

How can debt management help me?

Debt management can offer multiple benefits. It can help consolidate multiple debts into a manageable monthly payment, potentially with reduced interest rates. This can alleviate the stress of dealing with multiple creditors.

A well-structured debt management plan can also help avoid late fees, reduce the total debt amount, and potentially positively impact your credit score over time. Moreover, it provides a structured pathway to debt-free, allowing for better financial planning and management.

How do I start with debt management?

Starting with debt management typically involves reaching out to a reputable credit counselling agency or a financial advisor. They will review your financial situation, including income, expenses, debts, and overall financial goals.

Based on this assessment, they will advise whether a debt management plan suits you and help create a personalised plan. Once you agree to the proposed plan, the agency will negotiate with your creditors and manage the payment distribution. It’s essential to make regular payments as agreed upon in the plan and to communicate any financial changes to the agency managing your plan.

How long does the debt management process take?

The duration of the debt management process can vary widely depending on individual circumstances, the total amount of debt, and the number of creditors involved. Typically, a debt management plan may last between 3 to 5 years. However, some cases may require a shorter or longer duration based on the client’s ability to make payments and the negotiated terms with the creditors. It’s crucial to maintain regular, consistent payments to ensure the process is completed in a timely manner.

 

Is debt consolidation the same as debt management?

While debt consolidation and management aim to simplify and reduce debts, they are not the same. Debt consolidation involves taking out a new loan to pay off multiple debts, leaving you with one single payment, usually with a lower interest rate.

In contrast, a debt management plan involves working with a credit counselling agency to negotiate with creditors for reduced interest rates and fees and to set up a payment plan to pay off the debts over time. Debt management does not involve taking out a new loan.

Can I reduce my interest rates through debt management?

Yes, one of the key benefits of a debt management plan is the possibility of reducing interest rates on your debts. A credit counselling agency negotiates with your creditors on your behalf to lower interest rates and waive late fees and penalties, making it more feasible for you to pay off your debts. However, the success of reducing interest rates depends on individual circumstances and the willingness of the creditors to negotiate.

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