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Coffs Harbour

Suites D11-14, The Promenade, 321 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450

phone: 1300 346 837

fax: 1300 546 837

the Coffs Harbour office

Invest Blue provides Financial Advice in Coffs Harbour, NSW, located conveniently on the Promenade. We are equipped with a strong team of Financial Planners, as well as a dedicated Lending team who support advice and strategy development for those looking for home or investment mortgages. Our Financial Planners are backed by a knowledgeable Advice team who support the development of individual strategies as well as dedicated Client Support Managers who work hard everyday keeping in touch with our clients. If you are interested in having a chat, get in touch and we will work out the best way to get you started.

the Coffs Harbour team

Brendan Biddle
Financial Planner

"My goal is to make the financial planning process a smooth transition for my clients so that as their life evolves so does their financial plan. I aim to make the process as simple as possible with my priority being to understand my clients and what they want to achieve."

Motivated by a strong interest in helping people achieve their goals throughout their life led Brendan into the financial planning industry in 2006. Since then Brendan has become a Director on the Invest Blue Board and has been an integral part of growing the business in the Coffs Harbour and Grafton regions.

With a background in accounting, Brendan has meticulous attention to detail and has the ability to to explain often technical concepts in client-friendly language.

Brendan, once an avid sportsman, now supports Coffs Rugby as a major sponsor from the sidelines but still and enjoys playing social Oztag in the local Summer competition.

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Debt and cash-flow management strategies
  • Risk insurance strategies
  • Retirement planning strategies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Business Economics)
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Most Trusted Adviser designation; Beddoes Institute

"My goal is to make the financial planning process a smooth transition for my clients so that as their life evolves so does their financial plan. I aim to make the process as simple as possible with my priority being to understand my clients and what they want to achieve."

Motivated by a strong interest in helping people achieve their goals throughout their life led Brendan into the financial planning industry in 2006. Since then Brendan has become a Director on the Invest Blue Board and has been an integral part of growing the business in the Coffs Harbour and Grafton regions.

With a background in accounting, Brendan has meticulous attention to detail and has the ability to to explain often technical concepts in client-friendly language.

Brendan, once an avid sportsman, now supports Coffs Rugby as a major sponsor from the sidelines but still and enjoys playing social Oztag in the local Summer competition.

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Debt and cash-flow management strategies
  • Risk insurance strategies
  • Retirement planning strategies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Business Economics)
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Most Trusted Adviser designation; Beddoes Institute
Ben Warren
Financial Planner CFP / Office Development Manager

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"The dynamics of the financial services industry really appeal to me. Helping the mums & dads of Australia achieve their goals & objectives whilst supporting them through the complexities of ever changing legislation is very rewarding."

Ben, originally from the Tweed Coast in northern NSW studied at the University of New England in Armidale and moved to Coffs Harbour for his role as a Financial Planner with Invest Blue.

Ben is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Coffs Harbour/Grafton team ensuring clients receive a high standard of advice and overseeing internal training and development of staff.

Ben loves spending time with his wife and three daughters and has recently completed the Future2 Wheel Classic from Melbourne to Adelaide - helping raise funds for kids in need.  He is passionate about all sports, in particular rugby. One day Ben would like to complete the New York Marathon.

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Debt and cash-flow management strategies
  • Risk insurance strategies
  • Retirement planning strategies
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Funds

Qualifications

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Self-managed Superannuation Funds Accreditation
  • Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking
  • Justice of the Peace Commissioned for Declarations Department of Justice NSW
  • Most Trusted Adviser designation; Beddoes Institute

Memberships

  • Financial Planning Association of Australia
  • Finance Brokers Association of Australia

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"The dynamics of the financial services industry really appeal to me. Helping the mums & dads of Australia achieve their goals & objectives whilst supporting them through the complexities of ever changing legislation is very rewarding."

Ben, originally from the Tweed Coast in northern NSW studied at the University of New England in Armidale and moved to Coffs Harbour for his role as a Financial Planner with Invest Blue.

Ben is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Coffs Harbour/Grafton team ensuring clients receive a high standard of advice and overseeing internal training and development of staff.

Ben loves spending time with his wife and three daughters and has recently completed the Future2 Wheel Classic from Melbourne to Adelaide - helping raise funds for kids in need.  He is passionate about all sports, in particular rugby. One day Ben would like to complete the New York Marathon.

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Debt and cash-flow management strategies
  • Risk insurance strategies
  • Retirement planning strategies
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Funds

Qualifications

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Self-managed Superannuation Funds Accreditation
  • Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking
  • Justice of the Peace Commissioned for Declarations Department of Justice NSW
  • Most Trusted Adviser designation; Beddoes Institute

Memberships

  • Financial Planning Association of Australia
  • Finance Brokers Association of Australia
Tom Merrick
Financial Planner

"The greatest satisfaction is helping clients to make smart decisions by breaking down the financial jargon and providing strategic advice that’s easy to understand."

Tom’s a born and bred local who joined Invest Blue in 2015 after completing his Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning. Although originally from the fitness industry, Tom has always held an interest in financial markets. Together with his experience helping clients reach their fitness goals, Tom is now able to make your financial goals a reality.

In his spare time Tom enjoys travelling with his wife Jodi, keeping active with their two little sausage dogs and cheering on the Sydney Swans!

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Debt and cash-flow management strategies
  • Risk insurance strategies
  • Retirement planning strategies

Qualifications

  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Advanced Diploma Financial Services (Financial Planning)
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"The greatest satisfaction is helping clients to make smart decisions by breaking down the financial jargon and providing strategic advice that’s easy to understand."

Tom’s a born and bred local who joined Invest Blue in 2015 after completing his Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning. Although originally from the fitness industry, Tom has always held an interest in financial markets. Together with his experience helping clients reach their fitness goals, Tom is now able to make your financial goals a reality.

In his spare time Tom enjoys travelling with his wife Jodi, keeping active with their two little sausage dogs and cheering on the Sydney Swans!

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Debt and cash-flow management strategies
  • Risk insurance strategies
  • Retirement planning strategies

Qualifications

  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Advanced Diploma Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • JP
Karen Martin
Client Support Manager

Karen has been the Client Support Manager of the Invest Blue team in Coffs Harbour since 2005. She joined the Coffs Harbour AMP Financial Planning Office in 1996. Prior to moving to Coffs Harbour, Karen lived in Melbourne where she worked in the Investment and Finance Industry for 15 years. She loves spending time with her family and is proud of being a Mum and raising a beautiful daughter.

Karen has been the Client Support Manager of the Invest Blue team in Coffs Harbour since 2005. She joined the Coffs Harbour AMP Financial Planning Office in 1996. Prior to moving to Coffs Harbour, Karen lived in Melbourne where she worked in the Investment and Finance Industry for 15 years. She loves spending time with her family and is proud of being a Mum and raising a beautiful daughter.

Sally Power
Client Support Manager

Sally joined Invest Blue in April 2016. Prior to this, Sally had worked in an AMP practice as the Practice Manager until 2012 and as a Client Services Manager in a Count Practice in Wagga Wagga until her move to Invest Blue.

In her spare time, she enjoys time with her family and loves to go fishing.

Sally joined Invest Blue in April 2016. Prior to this, Sally had worked in an AMP practice as the Practice Manager until 2012 and as a Client Services Manager in a Count Practice in Wagga Wagga until her move to Invest Blue.

In her spare time, she enjoys time with her family and loves to go fishing.