• Local Financial Planners Supporting Local Careers

FREE registration for the 22nd May 2018 Financial Planning Careers Forum

What we offer

Mackay Financial Planning Careers Development Group (MFPCDG) was formed out of a need to make a career pathways for interested people wishing to enter the financial planning profession.

Always the one planning ahead? Help others have a plan ahead of them that helps them get more out of life,
find your career, in Financial Planning.

A profession based on genuine long term relationships and desire to make life changing differences rather than transactional interactions.

Kristian Foxon (Mackay Family Smart Financials)

What we offer

Mackay Financial Planning Careers Development Group (MFPCDG) was formed out of a need to make a career pathways for interested people wishing to enter the financial planning profession.

Secondary School

SECONDARY SCHOOL BURSARIES …. Financial planning is a great career choice, it is rated in the top three occupations across a number of criteria including, financial rewards, job satisfaction and work environment. Studying business subjects at high school can lead to a career in this young and dynamic profession.

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Career Change

Financial planning is a career where you get to really help people to achieve their goals. A career in financial planning provides a great deal of job satisfaction as well as being financially rewarding. A recent survey listed financial planning as one of the top three careers across a number of criteria. If you have a strong interest in the economy and your passion is to work with people to achieve their goals then this might be the career for you.

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Uni Students

EARN & LEARN …. are you considering studying at university or are you currently studying at university. Why not earn while you learn. BURSARIES …. available from time to time, use contact us on this website to discover the bursaries on offer currently. We have a number of financial planning practices that are keen to employ students while they are studying for their financial planning degree.

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To become a professional Financial Planner is a very rewarding career choice. Our local Central Queensland University offers a degree in financial planning. There are also a number of other course providers around Australia in both tertiary education and vocational education. The members of our group have extensive knowledge and experience that they would be more than happy to share with anyone interested in a career in financial planning.

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Upcoming Events

Careers can start at any stage in life, our resources start with secondary school students right through to people with exisitng professional qualificatiosn and wishing a career change.

Check the calendar for information on up coming events at secondary schools, universities and events prepared and co ordinated by MFPCDG in the local area of Mackay.

Registration for 22nd May 2018 Forum

The forum is in aide of informing people who are interested in exploring what financial planning is about and whether a career in financial planning would be for them.

We will have 4 speakers, from various roles in financial planning who will talk about their journey into financial planning and what their everyday looks like in their careers.

Get to know more about various careers in the Financial Planning industry by attending our forum in person or via live webcast on the 22nd May at 5pm. Click here for more information on the forum.


Financial planning is all about the road ahead for peoples financial lives, I can now give them the peace of mind that they are heading in the right direction.

Brendan Hughes (Mackay Enlightened Financial Solutions)

Paraplanning, a great stepping stone to build a solid foundation for a career as a financial adviser, but can also be a rewarding career path for detail oriented people, or anyone who loves problem solving.

Lia Barnard (Mackay – Contract Paraplanner – Specky Paraplanners)

Business Information

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Phone: (07) 4968 3100
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Opening Hours: Monday to Friday (7am – 5pm)

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