Belinda Von Knoll
Private Client Adviser
Belinda is a Private Client Adviser in the Perth office for the Shadforth Financial Group.
Belinda enjoys working with her clients to build long term relationships. Her goal is to help her clients achieve peace of mind by ensuring they have a plan in place to reach their financial and personal goals.
Education and experience
Belinda holds a BA in Comparative Literature, a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and is a Specialist SMSF Advisor with the Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Association. She is also the Secretary of the WA Branch of the Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Association.
Belinda has worked in the financial services industry since 1990. She started in the field of corporate superannuation and moved into advising private clients in 2000. Belinda has a wealth of experience as a financial adviser and provides advice on a broad range of matters from wealth accumulation to retirement planning. She specialises in the field of self managed superannuation funds and has extensive knowledge in this area.
Outside of work
Away from work, Belinda enjoys mentoring with Youth Focus, spending time with her niece and nephews, hosting dinner parties, reading great books and drinking a nice red.
Blogs by Belinda Von Knoll
04 Jul 2014
The end of one financial year and the start of the next is usually a great time to stop and think about new opportunities which may be available to enhance your overall financial well being. Most of us will have been impacted in one way or another by the changes announced in the May Federal Budget.
10 Apr 2014
There's no doubt that Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) have received a lot of attention in the press over the past few years.
26 Sep 2013
I hate talking about morbid subjects such as death, however, having recently helped a client's family, I want to discuss a little known strategy called 'anti-detriment payments'. This strategy can help your family and increase the value of your estate. In some cases, the difference can be in the tens of thousands of dollars – this will depend though on the circumstances at the time.
11 Sep 2013
Are you still waiting for Mr Right to come along and make you financially secure?
30 Jul 2013
Imagine being able to spend a day in Angelina Jolie's shoes – a life filled with wealth, movies, fashion, working with the UN, looking after a brood of children and to top it all off having Brad Pitt as a partner! A wonderful thought but what if it was the day she realised her best option was to have a double mastectomy due to a family history of cancer?
04 Jul 2013
Since self managed superannuation funds (SMSF) first became available as an option for holding superannuation balances in 1994 they have made the headlines, both in positive and negative ways.
24 Apr 2013
Estate planning ensures your lifetime's work is passed onto the people you choose. Yet many people either do not have a Will or have one which no longer reflects their current circumstances.
24 Apr 2013
We have all had them - those letters from Nigeria where the poor writer of the letter is desperately trying to get millions out of the country and needs our help. All you need to do is hand over your bank account and contact details and in return you will get 20% of $50 million for your help!
07 Feb 2013
How far off is your retirement? If you have five, ten or even better 20 years to go, you can avoid the first mistake – which is not planning early enough.
09 Oct 2012
It depends. The first question you need to ask yourself is why do I want to start a SMSF?