Safeguarding Your Financial Future

For a Veteran in any stage of their Defence journey, safeguarding your financial future is the number one thing you need to do in order to ensure that you can live your life after service comfortably, and without worry. In order to do this you have to make sure that you are financially prepared for unexpected events and challenges, such as illness, or market downturns. But what exactly does that entail? Luckily, we at national Service Financial have the answers.

By speaking with one of National Service Financials’, Military Specialist financial planners is the best way to ensure the security of your financial future. We aim to offer financial literacy training and comprehensive financial planning to all Veterans who need it, and most importantly we always aim to do it without ever making our clients go out of pocket. Before we get to how we can help though, it’s important to understand why we want to help.

Why Safeguarding Your Financial Future is Important

Safeguarding your financial future is a critical aspect of responsible financial planning, and is one of the best ways to ensure a comfortable life as Veteran. With the uncertainty of the future, there come are a variety of factors that can impact your financial stability, including changes in the economy, shifts in the job market, and unexpected health or personal issues. By safeguarding your financial future, you can prepare for these potential challenges and minimize the impact they may have on your finances.

Safeguarding your financial future largely involves planning for the long term. This means thinking beyond your immediate financial needs and considering your financial needs and goals for the future. This can include planning for retirement, saving for your children’s education, and setting financial goals that align with your personal aspirations and values.

By taking a long-term approach to financial planning, you can create a roadmap that can help guide your financial decisions and ensure that you are on track to achieve your goals.


When planning for these long-term goals however, it is equally as important to keep the unpredictable nature of the future in mind. Unexpected setbacks like a sudden illness can have a significant impact on your financial situation, and if you are not prepared for these types of events can quickly deplete your savings and put you in a difficult financial position. By safeguarding your financial future, you can create a safety net that can help protect you in the event of unexpected events.

Most importantly, safeguarding your financial future can also provide peace of mind and ensure your financial independence. Financial stress can have a significant impact on your mental and emotional well-being and can cause anxiety and worry. By taking steps to protect your financial future, you can reduce your financial stress and anxiety and create a sense of security and stability.

On top of this, safeguarding your financial future can help you create the financial flexibility and freedom to pursue your passions and aspirations. It is never too early or too late to start planning for your financial future, and the benefits of doing so can have a profound impact on your life and well-being. So, if you think it’s time you took those first steps and started planning for your financial future, then it’s time to turn to National Service Financial.

Who Is National Service Financial

What sets us apart from other financial advisors is that we are Veteran run and led, and as such focus solely on offering financial literacy and comprehensive financial planning to Veterans. Established by a former member of the Royal Australian Navy, National Service Financial truly understands the unique needs of military personnel and veterans.

Seeing firsthand the challenges ex-military members face during their transition, we became determined to create a dedicated space for delivering financial advice to military personnel, paired with genuine and understanding care. That space is National Service financial, a company that values trust, integrity, and giving back to the Defence community by providing financial services and helping safeguard the financial future of Veterans.

As leading and accredited financial advisors, we are bound by the ASIC Code of ethics and meet all obligations to ensure we are compliant within all ASIC regulations. This code ensures financial advisors set and maintain agreed professional standards, so you can trust that we always operate under ethical and fair business practices when giving financial advice and helping our clients become financially secure.


How We Can Help You

With the goal of creating a solid financial foundation for our veterans through genuine, skilled expertise that facilitate optimal financial independence post service, we aim to deliver a more holistic approach to financial advice by offering financial literacy education and comprehensive financial planning for our clients.

By utilising a trusted network of specialists, we can offer wide ranges of support and education to our clients, thanks to our access to mortgage brokers, conveyancers, accountants and other financial planning services, along with various Ex Service Organisations. Our tailed advice for military personal and veterans include specific focuses on:


Medical Discharge ADF

Our team deals with the entire picture when it comes to medical discharge as we have been through the process and understand how and at what time frames certain events should be occurring to keep your Medical Discharge on track. We also provide a comprehensive financial advice for military personnel relating to any Permanent Impairment or disability payout that as an ADF member may receive. We can also help you understand how your superannuation gets impacted in this instance. For example, we can help you better understand how MSBS (MilitarySuper) works in relation to your medical discharge and the circumstances where you may be eligible for pension payments.

ADF Transition

Following retirement from the ADF, National Service Financial can provide financial advice and planning on what to do with any superannuation payouts, and how that can be best utilised during their transition from the ADF to civilian life. We always aim to help our clients be financially educated to the point where the can make the important choices regarding their super, complying funds, and making claims through Med Access for Member and Ancillary Benefits.

Genuine, Caring and Personal Advice

Above everything else though, we at National Service Financial, aim to specialise in providing genuine, personal care and advice. We understand how stressful and overwhelming a departure from the ADF can be. Whether you’re retiring or medically discharging, ensuring you can cover your everyday costs is essential.


Our team wants nothing more than to enhance our clients’ financial education and prepare them to create a secure financial future for themselves and their families.