Welcome to Battistella Financial Services

Established in 2007, Battistella Financial Services operate on a pure fee for service basis. Prior to setting up Battistella Financial Services, Principal Consultant Julian Battistella spent 17 years employed by some of Australia’s leading financial services organisations - Deutsche Bank AG, Wilson HTM Investment Group, Perpetual Private Clients and ANZ Banking Group. Julian Battistella is a CFP® practitioner, an SMSF Specialist Advisor®, a Registered Tax Agent as well as being a Justice of the Peace (JP). Battistella Financial Services provide advice in all areas of financial planning with a particular focus on meeting the entire financial planning needs of our clients. Clients of Battistella Financial Services, appreciate our commitment to ensure no stone is left unturned in our endeavour to structure their financial planni

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Handy Tips

Borrowing to invest – boost your retirement savings
Posted on August 24, 2016

How to borrow to invest and potentially boost your retirement savings When it comes to your retirement savings, more is always better. While everyone’s circumstances are different, you’ll need about two-thirds of your pre-retirement income to maintain the same standard of living after you stop…

Monthly Market Update

August Economic Update with Bob Cunneen
Posted on August 18, 2016

In this update, Bob Cunneen, Senior Economist and Porfolio Specialist, reviews events in markets during July. He discusses: July’s surprisingly strong global share gains the global share markets being supported by better than expected US corporate profit reports and global economic data how Japan’s share…

Did you know?

Julian Battistella won the prestigious “Money Management Financial Planner of the Year” award in 2007?


The Money Management article

Understanding Series

Additional information to help you understand financial planning concepts as discussed with your financial planner.


Understanding Series documents

Fact Find

Prior to meeting with us, we recommend you complete our Fact Find questionnaire.  This will allow you to properly prepare for your meeting with us, and avoid the need to spend time filling out forms during our meeting.

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Julian Battistella & Battistella Financial Services Pty Ltd, ABN 78 128 239 305 , Toorak Business Centre, Suite 314, 19 Milton Parade, Malvern VIC 3144 are Authorised Representatives of GWM Adviser Services Limited ABN 96 002 071 749, a member of the National group of companies.