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Rhys Higgins

 Rhys Higgins

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116 Darby Street L 1
NEWCASTLE
NSW
2300
AU

Overview CONTACT THE ADVISER

Rhys Higgins Rhys Higgins

total Reviews

68

Experience

11yrs

Status

Platinum

Overall Adviser Rating

95%

Average Customer Rating

95%

Percentage of Positive Reviews

84%

Company:

Crest Financial Services Pty Ltd
Crest Financial Services Pty Ltd

Licensee:

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Licensee Owned By:

AMP Limited
AMP Limited
Expertise
Building SuperBuilding Super
Insurance & ProtectionInsurance & Protection
Managing DebtManaging Debt
Centrelink BenefitsCentrelink Benefits
Household BudgetingHousehold Budgeting
Preparing for RetirementPreparing for Retirement
Self Managed Super FundsSelf Managed Super Funds
Savings & InvestmentsSavings & Investments
Aged CareAged Care
Socially Responsible InvestmentsSocially Responsible Investments
My fees
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Free General Advice
  • Personal Advice starting from $550
  • Ongoing Advice starting from $0

Link to my full pricing can be found in my Financial Services Guide

Latest Customer Reviews (3 of 68 total)See all

"As small business owners, we appreciate Rhys' honest and ongoing advice. We have been very happy with the service Rhys and Crest Financial Services provide and have been with them since they started. "

Jon , 56-65 13 Oct 2017

"Rhys and the team at Crest have helped me navigate redundancy and retirement and I am very thankful for their advice and assistance."

Sally , 56-65 10 Oct 2017

"Rhys and Crest look after my super and insurances, and I am happy with the services they provide."

Laurence, 35-45 24 May 2017

History & Qualifications CONTACT THE ADVISER

Awards
  • No award found
Years of experience
  • 11 years total experience

Location & Contact

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Additional comments


Contact details

L 1
116 Darby Street, NEWCASTLE
NSW 2300 AUSTRALIA

Office hours

Monday:   9AM to 5PM
Tuesday:   9AM to 5PM
Wednesday:   9AM to 5PM
Thursday:   9AM to 5PM
Friday:   9AM to 5PM

Other address

Crest Accounting
67 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay
NSW 2315 Australia

Customer Reviews CONTACT THE ADVISER

  • 0% Negative Reviews
  • 100% Positive Reviews
  • 99% Average Reviews
  • 68 Total Reviews
Jon , 56-6513 Oct 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"As small business owners, we appreciate Rhys' honest and ongoing advice. We have been very happy with the service Rhys and Crest Financial Services provide and have been with them since they started. "

Sally , 56-6510 Oct 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys and the team at Crest have helped me navigate redundancy and retirement and I am very thankful for their advice and assistance."

Donald, 65+20 Sep 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

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Laurence, 35-4524 May 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys and Crest look after my super and insurances, and I am happy with the services they provide."

Paul, 56-6512 May 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys initially helped us track down our supers and chased up outstanding employer contributions. He has set us on a good course for retirement. We would be pleased to recommend both Rhys and Crest to others."

Ursula, 56-6511 May 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"We were referred to Crest Financial services many years ago and have always been pleased with the service. Rhys provides us with excellent ongoing advice, which allows us to live comfortably and with confidence as we prepare to retire. "

Paul, 56-6507 May 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys initially helped us track down our supers and chased up outstanding employer contributions. He has set us on a good course for retirement. We would be pleased to recommend both Rhys and Crest to others. "

Allen, 56-6507 May 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys has helped us understand our superannuation and is very approachable. He provides honest advice and we have recommended him and Crest Financial Services to friends. "

Shawn, 35-4526 Apr 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"We have been with Crest for many years. Rhys has helped us invest and protect our assets and lifestyle. We appreciate his willingness to discuss our ideas and review our situation on a regular basis. "

Kerrie, 56-6521 Apr 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys helped me with my recent redundancy and retirement planning. He and Crest were highly recommended by a friend, due to their experience and expertise in defined benefit supers."

Stephen, 65+11 Apr 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys and Crest Financial Services have helped us have peace of mind in retirement and have always taken into account our goals and needs and looked after us well. "

Stephen, 65+06 Apr 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys and Crest Financial Services, have helped us have peace of mind in retirement and have always taken into account our goals and needs and looked after us well. "

Maree, 46-5530 Mar 2017
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100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"I have found Rhys and Crest Financial Services to be very helpful and easy to do business with - they continue to assist me with my shares, super and investment decisions. And I look forward to them helping me transition to retirement in the future. "

Kylie, 35-4529 Mar 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"I was referred to Rhys by my accountant and I have found his advice and approach to be both professional and understanding. We have since referred friends of ours to Crest Financial Services. "

Gerry, 46-5529 Mar 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Crest Financial Services have looked after all my advice needs, over many years. The advice Rhys provides gives me the confidence that I am on the right track when it comes to planning my retirement. "

Janette, 56-6527 Mar 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"We have been with Crest Financial Services for many years. They provide honest and down to earth advice. We really appreciate the regular reviews provided by Rhys. "

Tony, 46-5527 Mar 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys and the team at Crest Financial Services have sorted and keep track of my financial planning, super and insurance needs. I value their advice and ongoing reviews of my situation. "

David, 46-5524 Mar 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys has provided us with great advice over a long period and we have been happy to refer to him our family and friends. "

Alwyn, 56-6523 Mar 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"I have recently retired and am in the process of selling a business. Rhys has helped me navigate my superannuation, investment and retirement options. Rhys' regular contact and review meetings has allowed for a smooth transition and provided me with confidence that I am making the right move. "

Bradley , Under 3523 Mar 2017
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Overall customer rating
100%
- Communication
100%
- Knowledge & Expertise
100%
- Customer Care
100%
- Recommendation
100%

"Rhys has set up my insurances to protect my partner and 2 year old son. He is also helping me build and invest my super. Overall we have been impressed by the professionalism and approachability Rhys and Crest Financial Services provide. "

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Vouch for & Skills Ranking CONTACT THE ADVISER

4

Number of advisers who vouch for the integrity of this adviser

4

CHARTER FINANCIAL PLANNING LIMITED

Top 5 Skills (as rated by customers)


#1
Building Super
STRENGTH
64
Customers

#2
Estate Planning
STRENGTH
47
Customers

#3
Insurance Protection
STRENGTH
39
Customers

#3
Preparing For Retirement
STRENGTH
39
Customers

#4
Savings Investment
STRENGTH
27
Customers

#5
Centrelink Benefits
STRENGTH
26
Customers

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Overall rating

100%

Rhys Higgins

Company: Crest Financial Services Pty Ltd

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How is this calculated?

The overall rating is determined by a combination of the professional bodies Rhys Higgins is a member of and in what capacity, the licensee or company of Rhys Higgins and customer reviews (see detailed rating system)

We then help you differentiate each adviser based on qualifications, compliance and experience, giving each a score out of 100. The quality of advice and customer satisfaction percentages are determined by the customers of Rhys Higgins (see report card scoring)

Qualifications: 100%

Compliance: 100%

Experience: 100%

Quality of Advice: 0%

Customer Satisfaction: 0%