Behind Our Advice

Stephen Nielsen is recognised as meeting “Quality Advice” standards through MLC’s Quality Advice programme.  This symbol is your assurance that we constantly strive to deliver quality financial advice backed by sound business principals.

We are proud to be Authorised Representatives of GWM Adviser Services Ltd trading as Garvan Financial Planning, an Australian Financial Services Licencee.  GWM Adviser Services Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of MLC, one of Australia’s largest investment and wealth management companies.  MLC in turn is the Wealth Management division of the National Australia Bank. You can be sure that our advice has the backing of one of the nation’s strongest financial institutions.

Garvan Financial Planning- rated by customers as one of Australia’s leading financial advice groups  Garvan Financial Planning consistently rates highly in the  Major Financial Advice Group section of  the CoreData financial services survey and Ascent Wealth Management is extremely proud to be a part of this advice network. The ranking is the culmination of mystery shopper research conducted throughout Australia, and recognises the quality of customers’ experiences when seeking financial advice. Garvan’s continued participation in this research challenges all advisers within our advice network to maintain these standards over the long term, so please let us know if there is any way we can make our advice more meaningful and relevant to you.